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Validating Interlinks Between Linked Data Datasets with the SUMMR Methodology

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Linked Data datasets use interlinks to connect semantically similar resources across datasets. As datasets evolve, a resources locator can change which can cause interlinks that contain old resource locators, to no longer dereference and become invalid. Validating interlinks, through validating the resource locators within them, when a dataset has changed is important to ensure interlinks work as intended. In this paper we introduce the SPARQL Usage for Mapping Maintenance and Reuse (SUMMR) methodology. SUMMR is an approach for Mapping Maintenance and Reuse (MMR) that provides query templates which are based on standard SPARQL queries for MMR activities. This paper describes SUMMR and two experiments: a lab-based evaluation of SUMMR’s mapping maintenance query templates and a deployment of SUMMR in the DBpedia v.2015-10 release to detect invalid interlinks. The lab-based evaluation involved detecting interlinks that have become invalid, due to changes in resource locators and the repair of the invalid interlinks. The results show that the SUMMR templates and approach can be used to effectively detect and repair invalid interlinks. SUMMR’s query template for discovering invalid interlinks was applied to the DBpedia v.2015-10 release, which discovered 53,418 invalid interlinks in that release.

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    http://www.scss.tcd.ie/~meehanal/Experiment3/.

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    http://dbpedia.org/sparql.

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    https://github.com/dbpedia/dbpedia-links.

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    http://wiki.dbpedia.org/Downloads2015-04.

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This research is supported by Science Foundation Ireland through the CNGL Program (Grant 12/CE/I2267) in the ADAPT Centre (www.adaptcentre.ie) at Trinity College Dublin and funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 644055 (ALIGNED, http://www.aligned-project.eu).

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Meehan, A., Kontokostas, D., Freudenberg, M., Brennan, R., O’Sullivan, D. (2016). Validating Interlinks Between Linked Data Datasets with the SUMMR Methodology. In: Debruyne, C., et al. On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2016 Conferences. OTM 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 10033. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48472-3_39

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