Open, Distributed and Semantic Microblogging with SMOB

  • Alexandre Passant
  • John G. Breslin
  • Stefan Decker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6189)


This demo paper introduces SMOB, an open, distributed and semantic microblogging system using Semantic Web technologies (RDF(S)/OWL and SPARQL) and Linked Data principles. We present its ontology stack and related annotations, its distributed architecture, and its interlinking capabilities with the Linking Open Data cloud.


Social Web Semantic Web Linked Data Microblogging Distributed Architectures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre Passant
    • 1
  • John G. Breslin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stefan Decker
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Enterprise Research InstituteNational University of IrelandGalway
  2. 2.School of Engineering and InformaticsNational University of IrelandGalway

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