KBox: Distributing Ready-to-Query RDF Knowledge Graphs

  • Edgard Marx
  • Tommaso Soru
  • Ciro Baron
  • Sandro Athaide Coelho
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10577)


The Semantic Web community has successfully contributed to a remarkable number of RDF datasets published on the Web. However, to use and build applications on top of Linked Data is still a cumbersome and time-demanding task. We present KBox, an open-source platform that facilitates the distribution and consumption of RDF data. We show the different APIs implemented by KBox, as well as the processing steps from a SPARQL query to its corresponding result. Additionally, we demonstrate how KBox can be used to share RDF knowledge graphs and to instantiate SPARQL endpoints.



This work was partly supported by a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the project Professorial Career Patterns of the Early Modern History: Development of a scientific method for research on online available and distributed research databases of academic history under the grant agreement No GL 225/9-1, by CNPq under the program Ciências Sem Fronteiras process 200527/2012-6.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edgard Marx
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tommaso Soru
    • 2
  • Ciro Baron
    • 2
  • Sandro Athaide Coelho
    • 3
  1. 1.Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK)LeipzigGermany
  2. 2.AKSWUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Universidade Federal de Juiz de ForaJuiz de ForaBrazil

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