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European Data Forum 2014 in Athens was great success

About 3 weeks ago the European Data Forum 2014 (EDF2014) took place in Athens, Greece on 19-20 March 2014. LOD2 was again one of the main organisers in this 3rd edition of the free community event to foster the European Data Economy. More than 500 industry leaders, researchers, and policy makers, were meeting to discuss … Continue reading

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LOD2 Plenary and Open Data Meet-up in Mannheim

There was a LOD2 plenary meeting hosted by Chris Bizer from the University of Mannheim this week. The plenary meeting was preceded by a Linked Open Data Meetup with talks from Springer, fluid Operations, and several LOD2 partners (Universität Leipzig, University of Mannheim, theSemantic Web Company, and Wolters Kluwer Deutschland GmbH (WKD)). Below is a summary write up of the events by Orri … Continue reading

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LOD2 at Mannheim Linked Open Data Meetup

Co-located with the last LOD2 project plenary in Mannheim, Germany, February 24-25, 2014, the Mannheim Linked Open Data Meetup will take place on Sunday, February 23. The meetup is organized and hosted by the Data and Web Science research group of the University of Mannheim. The meetup is meant to bring together researchers and practitioners … Continue reading

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Linked Data: The Future of Statistical Data

On December 12, the IMP team (Valentina Janev , Uroš Milošević and Vuk Mijović) together with the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (Branko Jireček, Assistant Director and Jelena Milojković, Head of Internet technologies department) and the Statistical Society of the Republic of Serbia organised an event on Linked Data and the future of … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: LOD2 stack – release 3

  This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present the release 3.0 of the LOD2 stack, which contains updates to Virtuoso 7 [Openlink]: the original row store of the Virtuoso 6 universal server has now been replaced by a column store, increasing the performance of SPARQL queries significantly, the store is … Continue reading

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LOD2 project meets in Prague to prepare for its last year

  On October 7 and 8 members of the LOD2 project gathered for yet another plenary meeting with a goal to plan and discuss what shall be done in the upcoming half-year. This time, the meeting was hosted by the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic. As the project entered its last year the main … Continue reading

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Linked data excited interest in the Data Mining community

The first Workshop on Data Mining from Linked Data, DMoLD’13, was held on September 23, 2013, in Prague, in collocation with the  European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML/PKDD 2013), a prime scientific event in the data mining field. The workshop was co-organized by LOD2 researchers from … Continue reading

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How Linked Open Data (LOD) supports Sustainable Development & Climate Change Development (Workshop at OKCon)

A workshop organised by REEEP, GBPN and the Semantic Web Company on “How Linked Open Data (LOD) supports Sustainable Development & Climate Change Development” – part of the “Open Development and Sustainability” Program of the Open Knowledge Conference 2013 (OKCon2013) – taking place on 18-09-2013, 11:45 to 13:15, Geneva, Switzerland. This workshop is also supported … Continue reading

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LOD2 at the Prague Open Data Meetup #7: Linked Open Cities

LOD2 project will be represented at the next in the series of Prague open data meetups. This time, the meetup prepared together with Otakar Motejl Fund will focus on opening and linking city data. Members of the LOD2 project will share their expertise and experiences from collaborations with various municipalities in past PUBLINK projects. Local … Continue reading

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LOD2 presentation at the Publications Office of the European Union

In June 2013, I visited the Publications Office of the European Union and gave there a presentation about our results in the area of public procurement achieved in LOD2 project. The visit was organized by LOD2 project officer Stefano Bertolo and Luca Martinelli, Assistant to the Director General of the Publications Office of the European Union. … Continue reading

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