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Hong Qing Yu
Participant(s):Dong Liu, Stefan Dietze, John Domingue
Similar Technologies:NoTube, iServe
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.
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
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
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
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