Summary of the application
The current “data deluge” is flooding the Web with large volumes of information leading to the Web of Data. This is a simplification of the Semantic Web which initially proposed to overcome the limitations of the current network introducing explicit descriptions of meaning. This kind of semantic data are commonly described with the RDF language.
DBpedia is the conversion of Wikipedia to the RDF format. Similarly to Wikipedia, you can access DBpedia online and get multiple results, which links to countless pages. However, with DBpedia semantic information it is also possible to know the meaning of each one of these links. This way we can extract and filter the information in a more advanced way.
This project aims to create a mobile DBpedia search engine which can benefit from this feature to access a section of DBpedia that may be of interest and store it locally for further research, without needing to access to the network. To do so, we will use the HDT format that reduces the RDF redundancy to facilitate the engine’s processing and the data management.
Javier David Fernández García
Miguel Ángel Martínez Prieto