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  • The Boardscape: Creating a Super Social Network of Message Boards 

    Breslin, John; Bojars, Uldis (AAAI, 2007)
    A Web-based message board or forum is an online area where discussions are held by many Internet users on a variety of subjects. More recently, online social networks have been created for various purposes: job searching, ...
  • Browsing Linked Data with Fenfire 

    Hastrup, Tuukka; Cyganiak, Richard; Bojars, Uldis (2008)
    A wealth of information has recently become available as browsable RDF data on the Web, but the selection of client applications to interact with this Linked Data remains limited. We show how to browse Linked Data with ...
  • Data Portability with SIOC and FOAF 

    Bojars, Uldis; Passant, Alexandre; Breslin, John (2008)
    Data portability has become an important requirement on the Social Web. This paper describes how data and social network portability can be achieved by building upon existing Semantic Web developments such as SIOC and FOAF. ...
  • A Distributed Semantic Microblogging Platform 

    Passant, Alexandre; Hastrup, Tuukka; Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John (2008)
    The application showcases the ideas of a distributed, Semantic-Web enabled micro blogging architecture, providing a way to leverage this new Web 2.0 practice to the Semantic Web.
  • An Empirical Investigation of Networks in the Blogosphere 

    Bojars, Uldis; Harth, Andreas; Kinsella, Sheila (2007)
    We seek out to investigate the social networks manifested in weblogs. Our dataset, derived from an initial list of URIs, consists of 3.9M files in XML or RDF format, totaling over 400M statements in RDF. We continue ...
  • From Online Community Data to RDF 

    Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John (2007)
    Large amounts of data are created within online community sites (forums, blogs, etc.). These can serve as a valuable source of information for web users, and usually contain rich meta-information. Most of this information ...
  • An Interactive Map of Semantic Web Ontology Usage 

    Kinsella, Sheila; Bojars, Uldis; Harth, Andreas; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (IEEE, 2008)
    Publishing information on the Semantic Web using common formats enables data to be linked together, integrated and reused. In order to fully leverage the potential for interlinking data by reusing existing schemas, an ...
  • Microblogging: A Semantic Web and Distributed Approach 

    Passant, Alexandre; Hastrup, Tuukka; Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John (2008)
    While microblogging has quickly gained a lot of interest in the Web 2.0 community, it still has not been leveraged to the Semantic Web unlike blogs and wikis. This paper describes the features, methods and architecture of ...
  • A Prototype to Explore Content and Context on Social Community Sites 

    Bojars, Uldis; Heitmann, Benjamin; Oren, Eyal (2007)
    The SIOC Ontology can be used to express information from the online community sites in a machine readable form using RDF. This rich data structure allows us to easily analyse and extract social relations from these ...
  • SIOC: Content Exchange and Semantic Interoperability Between Social Networks 

    Breslin, John; Bojars, Uldis; Passant, Alexandre; Fernández, Sergio; Decker, Stefan (2009)
    This paper describes work performed during the last few years in the context of the SIOC project in order to model social data on the Web using Semantic Web technologies. We will give an overview of the SIOC model, ...
  • Social Networks and Data Portability using Semantic Web technologies 

    Bojars, Uldis; Breslin, John; Decker, Stefan (2008)
    Social network and data portability has recently gained a lot of interest as one of the issues for social media sites on the Web. In this paper, we will show how Semantic Web technologies and especially the FOAF and ...
  • Weaving SIOC into the Web of Linked Data 

    Bojars, Uldis; Passant, Alexandre; Cyganiak, Richard; Breslin, John (2008)
    Social media sites can act as a rich source of large amounts of data by letting anyone easily create content on the Web. The SIOC ontology and tools developed for it allow us to express this information as interlinked RDF ...