A Linked Data Framework for Android

  • Maria-Elena Roşoiu
  • Jérôme David
  • Jérôme Euzenat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7540)


Mobile devices are becoming major repositories of personal information. Still, they do not provide a uniform manner to deal with data from both inside and outside the device. Linked data provides a uniform interface to access structured interconnected data over the web. Hence, exposing mobile phone information as linked data would improve the usability of such information. We present an API that provides data access in RDF, both within mobile devices and from the outside world. This API is based on the Android content provider API which is designed to share data across Android applications. Moreover, it introduces a transparent URI dereferencing scheme, exposing content outside of the device. As a consequence, any application may access data as linked data without any a priori knowledge of the data source.


Mobile Device Service Oriented Architecture Content Provider Triple Pattern Android Application 
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We thank Yu Yang and Loïc Martin who have programmed part of the Pikoid application. This work has been partially supported by the French National Research Agency under grant ANR-10-CORD-009 (Datalift).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria-Elena Roşoiu
    • 1
  • Jérôme David
    • 1
  • Jérôme Euzenat
    • 1
  1. 1.INRIA and University Grenoble AlpesGrenobleFrance

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