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For Developers

Linked Data

Linked Data presents the Linked Data model in plain, jargon-free language to Web developers. Avoiding the overly-academic terminology of the Semantic Web, this new book presents practical techniques using everyday tools like JavaScript and Python.

This book teaches you how to effectively use emerging Web standards to find, query, use and create structured data on the Web.

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Linked Data: Evolving the Web into a Global Data Space

It begins by outlining the basic principles of Linked Data, including coverage of relevant aspects of Web architecture. The remainder of the text is based around two main themes - the publication and consumption of Linked Data.

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Learning SPARQL

"Learning SPARQL" teaches you how to use SPARQL 1.1 by starting you off with simple queries that demonstrate the language's query-by-example approach and then taking you through all the key features of the SPARQL 1.1 query and update languages.

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Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist

Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist is the essential, comprehensive resource on semantic modeling, for practitioners in health care, artificial intelligence, finance, engineering, military intelligence, enterprise architecture, and more.

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Linked Data Patterns

This book attempts to add to the steadily growing canon of reference documentation relating to Linked Data. Linked Data is a means of publishing "web-native" data using standards like HTTP, URIs and RDF.

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Using Linked Data Effectively

Each chapter of this book is targeting a different crucial task related to Linked Data. You will have the opportunity to study in depth various aspects of the usage of Linked Data, watch webinar movies and screencasts, as well as test your knowledge via quizzes and exercises.

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For Libraries, Archives and Museums

Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums

Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums introduces the core concepts of metadata standards and Linked Data, and show how they can be applied to existing metadata.

This handbook delivers the necessary conceptual and practical understanding to empower institutions to make the right decisions when making their resources accessible on the Web.

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Publishing and Using Cultural Heritage Linked Data

Cultural Heritage (CH) data is syntactically and semantically heterogeneous, multilingual, semantically rich, and highly interlinked.

This book gives an overview on why, when, and how Linked (Open) Data and Semantic Web technologies can be employed in practice in publishing CH collections and other content on the Web.

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For Academics

Linking Government Data

Linking Government Data provides a practical approach to addressing common information management issues. The approaches taken are based on international standards of the World Wide Web Consortium.

Enterprise architects, project managers and application developers concerned with scalability, flexibility and robustness of information management systems will also find this book valuable.

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Linking Enterprise Data

Linking Enterprise Data is the application of Semantic Web architecture principles to real-world information management issues faced by commercial, not-for-profit and government enterprises.

This book aims to provide practical approaches to addressing common information management issues by the application of Semantic Web and Linked Data research to production environments.

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A Developer's Guide to the Semantic Web

Covering the theory, technical components and applications of the Semantic Web, this book’s unrivaled coverage includes the latest on W3C standards such as OWL 2, and discusses new projects such as DBpedia. It also shows how to put theory into practice.

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Linked Data Management

The text focuses on aspects of managing large-scale collections of Linked Data. It offers a detailed introduction to Linked Data and related standards, including the main principles distinguishing Linked Data from standard database technology.

Chapters also describe how to generate links between datasets and explain the overall architecture of data integration systems based on Linked Data.

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For Executives

Linked Open Data: The Essentials

Linked Open Data: The Essentials is a quick start guide for decision makers who need to quickly get up to speed with the Linked Open Data (LOD) concept, and who want to make their organization a part of this movement.

It gives a quick overview of all key aspects of LOD, and gives practical answers to many pertinent and common questions.

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