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Table of Contents

  1. Semantic Data

    1. Chapter 1 Why Semantics?

      1. Data Integration Across the Web
      2. Traditional Data-Modeling Methods
      3. Semantic Relationships
      4. Metadata Is Data
      5. Building for the Unexpected
      6. “Perpetual Beta”
    2. Chapter 2 Expressing Meaning

      1. An Example: Movie Data
      2. Building a Simple Triplestore
      3. Merging Graphs
      4. Adding and Querying Movie Data
      5. Other Examples
    3. Chapter 3 Using Semantic Data

      1. A Simple Query Language
      2. Feed-Forward Inference
      3. Searching for Connections
      4. Shared Keys and Overlapping Graphs
      5. Basic Graph Visualization
      6. Semantic Data Is Flexible
  2. Standards and Sources

    1. Chapter 4 Just Enough RDF

      1. What Is RDF?
      2. The RDF Data Model
      3. RDF Serialization Formats
      4. Introducing RDFLib
      5. SPARQL
    2. Chapter 5 Sources of Semantic Data

      1. Friend of a Friend (FOAF)
      2. Linked Data
      3. Freebase
    3. Chapter 6 What Do You Mean, “Ontology”?

      1. What Is It Good For?
      2. An Introduction to Data Modeling
      3. Just Enough OWL
      4. Using Protégé
      5. Just a Bit More OWL
      6. Some Other Ontologies
      7. This Is Not My Beautiful Relational Schema!
    4. Chapter 7 Publishing Semantic Data

      1. Embedding Semantics
      2. Dealing with Legacy Data
      3. RDFLib to Linked Data
  3. Putting It into Practice

    1. Chapter 8 Overview of Toolkits

      1. Sesame
      2. Other RDF Stores
      3. SIMILE/Exhibit
    2. Chapter 9 Introspecting Objects from Data

      1. RDFObject Examples
      2. RDFObject Framework
      3. How RDFObject Works
    3. Chapter 10 Tying It All Together

      1. A Job Listing Application
      2. Job Listing Data
      3. Serving the Website
      4. A Generic Viewer
      5. Getting Company Data
      6. Specialized Views
      7. Publishing for Others
      8. Expanding the Data
      9. Sophisticated Queries
      10. Visualizing the Job Data
      11. Further Expansion
  4. Epilogue

    1. Chapter 11 The Giant Global Graph

      1. Vision, Hype, and Reality
      2. Participating in the Global Graph Community
      3. Bracing for Continuous Change
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