Using Linked Open Data to Bootstrap a Knowledge Base of Classical Texts




We describe a domain-specific knowledge base aimed at sup- porting the extraction of bibliographic references in the domain of Clas- sics. In particular, we deal with references to canonical works of the Greek and Latin literature by providing a model that represents key as- pects of this domain such as names and abbreviations of authors, the canonical structure of classical works, and links to related web resources. Finally, we show how the availability of linked data in the emerging Graph of Ancient World Data has helped bootstrapping the creation of our knowledge base.

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Matteo Romanello, Michele Pasin. Using Linked Open Data to Bootstrap a Knowledge Base of Classical Texts - WHiSe 2017 - 2nd Workshop on Humanities in the Semantic web (colocated with ISWC17) Vienna, Austria October 2017 .


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    May 2019

    Interlinking SciGraph and DBpedia datasets using Link Discovery and Named Entity Recognition Techniques.
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    Second biennial conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019), Leipzig, Germany, May 2019.


    Oct 2017

    Data integration and disintegration: Managing Springer Nature SciGraph with SHACL and OWL.
    Tony Hammond, Michele Pasin, Evangelos Theodoridis

    Industry Track, International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-17), Vienna, Austria, Oct 2017.

    Oct 2017

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    WHiSe 2017 - 2nd Workshop on Humanities in the Semantic web (colocated with ISWC17), Vienna, Austria, Oct 2017.


    Apr 2016

    Insights into Nature’s Data Publishing Portal.
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    Sep 2015

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    Dec 2014

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    Oct 2014

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    Oct 2013

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    Jun 2011

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    Oct 2010

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    Jun 2010

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    Jun 2009

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    Oct 2007

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    Jun 2006

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    Sep 2003

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