We are pleased to announce that a new overview article for DBpedia is available. The article covers several aspects of the DBpedia community project: The DBpedia extraction framework. The mappings wiki as the central structure for maintaining the community-curated DBpedia ontology. Statistics on the multilingual support in DBpedia. DBpedia … read more
Hi all,we are happy to announce the release of DBpedia 3.8. The most important improvements of the new release compared to DBpedia 3.7 are: 1. the new release is based on updated Wikipedia dumps dating from late May / early June 2012. 2. the DBpedia ontology is enlarged and … read more
Hi all, we are happy to announce the release of DBpedia 3.7. The new release is based on Wikipedia dumps dating from late July 2011. The new DBpedia data set describes more than 3.64 million things, of which 1.83 million are classified in a consistent ontology, including 416,000 persons, … read more
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We took the opportunity to organize a DBpedia Tutorial at the Knowledge Graph Conference 2021 on May 4, 2021.
The NLP specialist Ontos extends the quality and amount of information for developers by integrating its news portal into the Linked Data Cloud. Ontos’ GUIDs for objects are now dereferencable – the resulting RDF contains owl:sameAs-attributes to DBpedia, Freebase and others (cf. e.g the entry for Barack Obama). Within … read more
The 3Sat computer magazine ‘neues‘ has broadcasted a feature about Linked Data and DBpedia and the roles both efforts are playing in the evolution of the Web into a medium for the publication and linkage of data. See: Komplett verlinkt (Description of the broadcast, German) Broadcast, 3Sat, 21.6.2009 (German) … read more
we are happy to announce the release of DBpedia version 3.2. The new knowledge base has been extracted from the October 2008 Wikipedia dumps. Compared to the last release, the new knowledge base provides three mayor improvements: 1. DBpedia Ontology DBpedia now features a shallow, cross-domain ontology, which has … read more
Freebase is an open-license database which provides data about million of things from various domains. Freebase has recently released an Linked Data interface to their content (See release note). As there is a big overlap between DBpedia and Freebase, we have added 2.4 million RDF links to DBpedia pointing at the corresponding things in Freebase. These … read more
We are happy to announce that DBpedia Mobile has won the 2nd prize of the Semantic Web Challenge at the 7th International Semantic Web Conference. DBpedia Mobile is a location-aware client for the Semantic Web that can be used on an iPhone and other mobile devices. Based on the current … read more
Freie Universität Berlin has released DBpedia Mobile. Based on the current GPS position of a mobile device, DBpedia Mobile renders a map containing information about nearby locations from the DBpedia dataset (currently around 300,000 locations). DBpedia Mobile uses the Marbles Linked Data Browser to render Fresnel-based views for selected resources, as well as its SPARQL capabilities to build the map view. Starting from the map, … read more
The commonsense knowledge base Cyc or OpenCyc (when compared to DBpedia) seems to follow a rather top-down approach – first more abstract concepts and entities are represented and later Cyc started to include also more domain knowledge. This seems to be reasonable, since domain knowledge changes faster and there … read more