The Semantic Puzzle

Andreas Blumauer

WordPress plugin to make use of linked data

PoolParty Team has recently published an improved version of their WordPress plugin which enables linked data enrichments of blogs. Therefore a SKOSSimple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a family of formal languages designed for representation of thesauri, classification schemes, taxonomies, subject-heading systems, or any other type of structured controlled vocabulary. SKOS is built upon RDF and RDFS, and its main objective is to ... based vocabulary has to be uploaded or retrieved from a SPARQL-endpoint. Users and developers benefit from

  • automatic annotationAn annotation is notes that you make to yourself while you are reading information in a book, document, online record, video, software code or other information, "in the margin", or perhaps just underlined or highlighted passages. Annotated bibliographies, give descriptions about how each source ... of all blog entries displayed as tooltips
  • a comfortable search facility with auto-complete over all concepts from the linked thesaurusA thesaurus is a book that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning, in contrast to a dictionary, which contains definitions and pronunciations. The largest thesaurus in the world is the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary, which contains more than ... including semantic search over the whole blog
  • an integrated thesaurus browser, plus
  • a corresponding linked data frontend including RDF/XML serialization of the underlying thesaurus + SPARQL endpoint

All details about the new version 2.2.3 can be read here.

  • Using DBpedia to generate SKOS thesauri (ablviennaAndreas Blumauer has studied business informatics at Vienna University of Economics and Business and at Vienna University of Technology and has obtained a Master's degree in business studies. He started his career in 2001 as software developer for financial services organisations. In 2001 he was ....wordpressWordPress is an open source Content Management System (CMS), often used as a blog publishing application, powered by PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. Used by over 12% of the 1,000,000 biggest websites, WordPress is the most popular CMS
  • PoolParty 3.0 and its all new Linked Data framework (
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