DBpedia Archive

Category: Google Summer of Code

  • 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
  • DBpedia PhD Symposium

    Join our DBpedia PhD Symposium at the Data Week Leipzig on July 6, 2022!

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  • 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
  • DBpedia+Spotlight accepted @ Google Summer of Code 2013

    April 10, 2013
    Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a global program that offers post-secondary student developers (ages 18 and older, BSc, MSc, PhD)  stipends to write code for various open source software projects. Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together over 6,000 successful student participants and over 3,000 … read more