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SeMantic Annotation enviRonmenT for Linked Services

Smart Link is short for "SeMantic Annotation enviRonmenT for Linked Services". Simply put, it is an easy-to-use Web application aiding users in the creation of Linked Services - semantic service annotations following Linked Data (http://linkeddata.org/) principles. Amongst other things, it provides an interface to populate and query the Linked Services repository iServe (http://iserve.kmi.open.ac.uk).

SmartLink builds on existing technologies and standards to enable wide reach of its annotations. Users can annotate arbitrary services - whether REST-ful or WSDL/SOAP-based - via a simple Web form. Annotations are stored in RDF following established service schemas, namely WSMO-Lite (http://cms-wg.sti2.org/TR/d11/) and the Minimal Service Model (MSM, http://iserve.kmi.open.ac.uk/wiki/index.php/Simple_vocabulary) which follow a light-weight approach to Semantic Web Services. Storage of annotations is spread across two public RDF-stores: iServe (http://iserve.kmi.open.ac.uk) handles all functional properties defined in the MSM schema while an additional and SmartLink-specific SESAME repository hosts further non-functional service properties. A unified interface to store and query annotations across both repositories is provided by SmartLink.

Participant: Dong Liu, Stefan Dietze, John Domingue

Technology Champion: Hong Qing Yu
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URL: http://smartlink.open.ac.uk


External Publications

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Dietze, S., Yu, H.Q., Pedrinaci, C., Liu, D. and Domingue, J. (2011) SmartLink: a Web-based editor and search environment for Linked Services, Demo at 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference, Heraklion, Greece

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Yu, H.Q., Dietze, S., Li, N., Pedrinaci, C., Taibi, D., Dovrolls, N., Stefanut, T., Kaldoudi, E. and Domingue, J. (2011) A Linked Data-driven & Service-oriented Architecture for Sharing Educational Resources, Workshop: 1st International Workshop on eLearning Approaches for Linked Data Age (Linked Learning 2011), Heraklion, Greece, 717, CEUR Workshop Proceedings

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Dietze, S., Benn, N., Yu, H.Q., Pedrinaci, C., Makni, B., Liu, D., Lambert, D. and Domingue, J. (2010) Comprehensive service semantics and light-weight Linked Services: towards an integrated approach, Workshop: Fourth International Workshop SMR2 2010 on Service Matchmaking and Resource Retrieval in the Semantic Web at 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Shanghai, China

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Dietze, S., Benn, N., Yu, H.Q., Pedrinaci, C., Siebes, R., Liu, D. and Domingue, J. (2010) Towards two-stage service representation & reasoning: from lightweight annotations to comprehensive semantics, Poster at EKAW2010 - 17th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, Lisbon, Portugal

 
 
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