Linked Data Query Wizard: A Tabular Interface for the Semantic Web

  • Patrick Hoefler
  • Michael Granitzer
  • Vedran Sabol
  • Stefanie Lindstaedt
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7955)


Linked Data has become an essential part of the Semantic Web. A lot of Linked Data is already available in the Linked Open Data cloud, which keeps growing due to an influx of new data from research and open government activities. However, it is still quite difficult to access this wealth of semantically enriched data directly without having in-depth knowledge about SPARQL and related semantic technologies. In this paper, we present the Linked Data Query Wizard, a prototype that provides a Linked Data interface for non-expert users, focusing on keyword search as an entry point and a tabular interface providing simple functionality for filtering and exploration.


linked data interfaces semantic web sparql rdf 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Hoefler
    • 1
  • Michael Granitzer
    • 2
  • Vedran Sabol
    • 1
  • Stefanie Lindstaedt
    • 1
  1. 1.Know-CenterGrazAustria
  2. 2.University of PassauGermany

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