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Balloon Synopsis: A Modern Node-Centric RDF Viewer and Browser for the Web

  • Kai Schlegel
  • Thomas Weißgerber
  • Florian Stegmaier
  • Christin Seifert
  • Michael Granitzer
  • Harald Kosch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8798)

Abstract

Nowadays, the RDF data model is a crucial part of the Semantic Web. Especially web developers favour RDF serialization formats like RDFa and JSON-LD. However, the visualization of large portions of RDF data in an appealing way is still a cumbersome task. RDF visualizers in general are not targeting the Web as usage scenario or simply display the complex RDF graph directly rather than applying a human friendly facade. Balloon Synopsis tries to overcome these issues by providing an easy-to-use RDF visualizer based on HTML and JavaScript. For an ease integration, it is implemented as jQuery-plugin offering a node-centric RDF viewer and browser with automatic Linked Data enhancement in a modern tile design.

Keywords

Link Data Local Store Semantic Entity SPARQL Endpoint Blank Node 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Schlegel
    • 1
  • Thomas Weißgerber
    • 1
  • Florian Stegmaier
    • 1
  • Christin Seifert
    • 1
  • Michael Granitzer
    • 1
  • Harald Kosch
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PassauPassauGermany

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