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The SWP Application Component Library (SWA)

There are many different technologies for building HTML user interfaces based on semantic web models. TopQuadrant's SPARQL Web Pages (SWP) is aimed at a maximum of integration between RDF/OWL models and their visual representation. Not only can RDF resources and … Read More »

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Graphical Ontology Editing with TopBraid Composer’s Diagram Tab

One of the new features in TopBraid Composer 3.6 is the ability to edit RDFS and OWL ontologies in a graphical notation. In the past, the Diagram Tab had been for viewing only. But judging from the number of screenshots … Read More »

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New white paper: Controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, and thesauruses (and ontologies)

What's the difference between a controlled vocabulary, a taxonomy, a thesaurus, and an ontology? We've found people using some of these terms interchangeably, and it's difficult to find reliable official definitions for each.We've come up with some unofficial working definitions … Read More »

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Data cathedrals versus information bazaars?

Enterprises create data cathedrals with an enforced dogma to control data purity, causing much information to be outside its walls where informal information bazaars thrive. These information bazaars have suspect quality, uncertain provenance, yet are responsive to users’ needs. Metcalf's … Read More »

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Can semantic technology melt process industry’s icebergs of information?

Icebergs of information loiter throughout process manufacturing IT waiting to sink any information integration project. The impact of semantic technologies is being felt in medicine, life sciences, intelligence, and elsewhere but can it solve this problem in process manufacturing? The … Read More »

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SWP Tip: Organizing Queries and Views

SPARQL Web Pages is a flexible language to build web interfaces based on RDF data. Its flexibility makes it possible to apply different styles of development, depending on the size of the team and whether you are developing a quick … Read More »

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