Payola: Collaborative Linked Data Analysis and Visualization Framework

  • Jakub Klímek
  • Jiří Helmich
  • Martin Nečaský
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7955)


Payola is a framework for Linked Data analysis and visualization. The goal of the project is to provide end users with a tool enabling them to analyze Linked Data in a user-friendly way and without knowledge of SPARQL query language. This goal can be achieved by populating the framework with variety of domain-specific analysis and visualization plugins. The plugins can be shared and reused among the users as well as the created analyses. The analyses can be executed using the tool and the results can be visualized using a variety of visualization plugins. The visualizations can be further customized according to ontologies used in the resulting data. The framework is highly extensible and uses modern technologies such as HTML5 and Scala. In this paper we show two use cases, one general and one from the domain of public procurement.


Linked Data RDF visualization analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakub Klímek
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jiří Helmich
    • 1
  • Martin Nečaský
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles University in PragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.University of Economics, PragueCzech Republic

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