DBpedia Archive

Category: Google Summer of Code

  • Retrospective: 2nd US DBpedia Community meeting in California

    November 10, 2016
    After the largest DBpedia meeting to date we decided it was time to cross the Atlantic for the second time for another meetup. Two weeks ago the 8th DBpedia Community Meeting was held in Sunnyvale, California on October 27th 2016. Main Event Pablo Mendes from Lattice Data Inc. opened … read more
  • DBpedia @ Google Summer of Code 2016

    April 26, 2016
    DBpedia participated for a fourth time in the Google summer of code program. This was a quite competitive year (like every year) where more than fourty students applied for a DBpedia project. In the end,  8 great students from all around the world  were selected and will work on … read more
  • YEAH! We did it !! (and it is not an April fool’s joke) – New 2015-10 DBpedia release

    April 1, 2016
    We proudly present our new 2015-10 DBpedia release, which is abailable now via:  http://dbpedia.org/sparql. Go an check it out! This DBpedia release is based on updated Wikipedia dumps dating from October 2015 featuring a significantly expanded base of information as well as richer and cleaner data based on the … read more
  • Join the Tutorial at the Knowledge Graph Conference!

    We took the opportunity to organize a DBpedia Tutorial at the Knowledge Graph Conference 2021 on May 4, 2021.

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  • GSoC 2015 is gone, long live GSoC 2016

    January 27, 2016
    The submission deadline for mentoring organizations to submit their application for the 2016 Google Summer of Code is approaching quickly. As DBpedia is again planning to be a vital part of the Mentoring Summit, we like to take that opportunity to  give you a little recap of the projects … read more
  • DBpedia Spotlight V0.7 released

    July 21, 2014
    DBpedia Spotlight is an entity linking tool for connecting free text to DBpedia through the recognition and disambiguation of entities and concepts from the DBpedia KB. We are happy to announce Version 0.7 of DBpedia Spotlight, which is also the first official release of the probabilistic/statistical implementation. More information … read more
  • Call for Ideas and Mentors for GSoC 2014 DBpedia + Spotlight joint proposal (please contribute within the next days)

    February 12, 2014
    We started to draft a document for submission at Google Summer of Code 2014:http://dbpedia.org/gsoc2014We are still in need of ideas and mentors.  If you have any improvements on DBpedia or DBpedia Spotlight that you would like to have done, please submit it in the ideas section now. Note that … read more
  • Making sense out of the Wikipedia categories (GSoC2013)

    November 29, 2013
    (Part of our DBpedia+spotlight @ GSoC mini blog series) Mentor: Marco Fossati @hjfocs <fossati[at]spaziodati.eu> Student: Kasun Perera <kkasunperera[at]gmail.com> The latest version of the DBpedia ontology has 529 classes. It is not well balanced and shows a lack of coverage in terms of encyclopedic knowledge representation. Furthermore, the current typing … read more