Category Archives: Semantic Web, Linked Data and Visualisation

In the context of my diploma and PhD thesis I focussed on the visualisation of data from the Semantic Web with its specific characteristics such as heterogenity and strong semantics.

RVL Demo Videos

Have a look at the first two RVL demo videos to learn about the basic principles of the RDFS/OWL Visualization Language (RVL): RVL – Demo #1 – PropertyMappings and ValueMappings RVL – Demo #2 – IdentityMappings and Mapping of Value … Continue reading

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More RVL Examples – Visualizing Ontologies from the Life Sciences

Some more examples of RVL mappings have been added to the blog. Explore the d3.js graphics generated with an initial prototyp of an RVL interpreter and compare the corresponding RVL mapping code! Have fun and – feedback (including critical) is … Continue reading

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Example of a visual mapping described in the RDFS/OWL Visualisation Language (RVL)

RVL is a declarative RDF-based language for specifying visual mappings from RDFS/OWL data to graphic means. In the following we use the language to visualise example data specified using vocabulary from the Citation Ontology: The above graphic was created by … Continue reading

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VISO now at GitHub

Since there were several requests for reusing the VISO ontology, we decided to move it to GitHub. A lean core version of VISO is currently build from the existing version and a few modules are already available. The¬†existing version will … Continue reading

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RDFS/OWL Visualisation Language (RVL) published

An initial version of the RDFS/OWL Visualisation Language (RVL), which was developed as part of my PhD thesis has been published at the HSWI13 (Workshop on Human-Semantic Web Interaction). The slides can be found within an internal report and on … Continue reading

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VISO (Visualization Ontology) has new documentation

The VISO (Visualization Ontology) has a new documentation and can now be accessed more easily, simply via http://purl.org/viso/. VISO is used as a basis also for the RDF visualisation framework I’m currently building for the eScience – network.

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Visualization Ontology (VISO) online

In cooperation with Martin Voigt from the chair of Multimedia Technology we recently published an (alpha) version of the Visualisation Ontology (VISO). Look at the VISO blog for details.  

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