Solving the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon Problem 1

This article shows you how to solve the “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game using a mixture of SPARQL and Python. SPARQL SPARQL is a query language for triple stores that was born out of the Semantic Web effort. A triple is a simple 3 part statement or ‘fact’ such as “Australia is Country”. This ...

LinkedGeoData.org release RDF dump of OpenStreetMap data

Today, Sören Auer at the University of Leipzig announced the first public release of LinkedGeoData.org data and services. LinkedGeoData is derived from the OpenStreetMap database and includes over 350 million spatial RDF descriptions. This data is available as ‘data dumps’, linked data, a REST interface, and links to DBpedia.There is also a prototype user interface ...