SINA: Semantically INterpreting user query towards question-Answering

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Knowledge bases published on the Web of Data can be used to answer challenging questions about a wide range of topics. They usually offer a SPARQL endpoint, which can be queried by the user. However, a novice user needs to acquire both knowledge about the underlying ontology and proficiency in formulating SPARQL queries in order to actually formulate a SPARQL query. In this project, we are working on constructing SPARQL queries based on user-supplied keywords. As a result ordinary users are empowered to formulate relatively expressive queries without knowledge of SPARQL and the underlying ontology structure.

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DBpedia Day @ SEMANTiCS 2019 ( 2019-08-01T10:35:05+02:00 by Sandra Bartsch)

2019-08-01T10:35:05+02:00 by Sandra Bartsch

 We are happy to announce that SEMANTiCS 2019 will host the 14th DBpedia Community Meeting at the last day of the conference on September 12, 2019. Read more about "DBpedia Day @ SEMANTiCS 2019"

LDK conference @ University of Leipzig ( 2019-03-22T09:21:41+01:00 by Julia Holze)

2019-03-22T09:21:41+01:00 by Julia Holze

With the advent of digital technologies, an ever-increasing amount of language data is now available across various application areas and industry sectors, thus making language data more and more valuable. Read more about "LDK conference @ University of Leipzig"

13th DBpedia community meeting in Leipzig ( 2019-02-22T12:22:07+01:00 by Julia Holze)

2019-02-22T12:22:07+01:00 by Julia Holze

We are happy to invite you to join the 13th edition of the DBpedia Community Meeting, which will be held in Leipzig. Read more about "13th DBpedia community meeting in Leipzig"

SANSA 0.5 (Semantic Analytics Stack) Released ( 2018-12-13T09:25:34+01:00 by Prof. Dr. Jens Lehmann)

2018-12-13T09:25:34+01:00 by Prof. Dr. Jens Lehmann

We are happy to announce SANSA 0.5 – the fifth release of the Scalable Semantic Analytics Stack. Read more about "SANSA 0.5 (Semantic Analytics Stack) Released"

AKSW at web.br in São Paulo ( 2018-10-22T09:37:49+02:00 by Natanael Arndt)

2018-10-22T09:37:49+02:00 by Natanael Arndt

From October 1st until 6th a delegation from AKSW Group, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK), eccenca GmbH, and Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences went to São Paulo, Brazil to meet people from the Web Technologies … Continue reading → Read more about "AKSW at web.br in São Paulo"