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Domain-Specific Backlinking Services in the Web of Data

Salvadores, Manuel, Correndo, Gianluca, Szomszor, Martin, Yang, Yang, Gibbins, Nicholas, Millard, Ian, Glaser, Hugh and Shadbolt, Nigel (2010) Domain-Specific Backlinking Services in the Web of Data At Web Intelligence, Canada.

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This paper describes an Open Linked Data back- linking service, a generic architecture component to support the discovery of useful links between items across highly connected data sets. Using Public Sector Information (PSI) currently available as Linked Data, we demonstrate that contemporary publishing practices do not adequately support the ability to navigate or automatically traverse between resources published by different vendors, or the capacity to discover information relevant to a particular URI. Although some useful services in this area have been developed, such as large triple indexes of published data, and the collection of sameAs relationships between individuals, we believe that an important component is missing: a mechanism to discover the backlinks to relevant resources that cannot be found by direct URI resolution. We present the implementation of such a component, integrating data from various PSI sources.

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Accepted/In Press date: September 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: 2010
Venue - Dates: Web Intelligence, Canada, 2010-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronics & Computer Science


Local EPrints ID: 271258
PURE UUID: 345df83d-f303-47e4-b66f-f4a2070ce47c
ORCID for Nicholas Gibbins: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 12 Jun 2010 12:54
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:45

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Author: Manuel Salvadores
Author: Gianluca Correndo
Author: Martin Szomszor
Author: Yang Yang
Author: Nicholas Gibbins ORCID iD
Author: Ian Millard
Author: Hugh Glaser
Author: Nigel Shadbolt

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