Industry – Paper 492

data.world: A Platform for Global-Scale Semantic Publishing

Bryon Jacob, Dave Griffith and Triet Le

Industry

clock_eventOctober 18, 2017, 16:10.
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Abstract

data.world (https://data.world/) is a collaborative web platform with a user base consisting primarily of users who are not Semantic Web experts, and datasets that are not initially semantically annotated or linked. By using web standards for the automated translation of those tabular data formats into RDF, data.world leverages the iterative data work done by the users of the platform to build a connected network of linked datasets. data.world is an open platform where anyone can sign up for a free account to work with open data - it was launched in July of 2016, and as of a year later is in active use by a community of tens of thousands of users and organizations.