Weaving the Open Linked Data

  • Giovanni Tummarello
  • Renaud Delbru
  • Eyal Oren
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4825)


Developers of Semantic Web applications face a challenge with respect to the decentralised publication model: where to find statements about encountered resources. The “linked data” approach, which mandates that resource URIs should be de-referenced and yield metadata about the resource, helps but is only a partial solution. We present Sindice, a lookup index over resources crawled on the Semantic Web. Our index allows applications to automatically retrieve sources with information about a given resource. In addition we allow resource retrieval through inverse-functional properties, offer full-text search and index SPARQL endpoints.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Tummarello
    • 1
  • Renaud Delbru
    • 1
  • Eyal Oren
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, GalwayIreland

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