OSMoSys: A Web Interface for Graph-Based RDF Data Visualization and Ontology Browsing

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9114)


This demo presents OSMoSys, a novel web interface for visualizing, exploring, and navigating through linked data, in RDF or OWL format. Unlike most of the available RDF visualizers that are desktop-based, offer static representations, and solely cater to experienced users, OSMoSys aims to provide an easy-to-use framework to facilitate data sharing across multiple domains and stakeholders. It further offers a dynamic and interactive representation and exploration system for RDF data and ontologies, through force-directed graphs and multi-pane interfaces. In addition, it is mainly based on JavaScript and HTML5. OSMoSys is demonstrated through an experimental prototype that exemplifies its potential value in the field of smart cities.


RDF visualization Web ontology browser Force-directed graph Semantic web Linked data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)DelftThe Netherlands

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