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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee once said that "trying to use the Semantic Web without SPARQL is like trying to use a relational database without SQL." The W3C standard SPARQL query language is getting nearer to its 1.1 release, and more and more people are using it with free and commercial software to retrieve data from public and private sources. In this presentation, we'll learn how to put together and execute simple SPARQL queries on local data and on publicly available data such as the DBpedia database of fielded Wikipedia data. We'll also learn how people are using SPARQL in applications, where it fits in the Semantic Web, and what new features the 1.1 release adds to the specification.
 
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee once said that "trying to use the Semantic Web without SPARQL is like trying to use a relational database without SQL." The W3C standard SPARQL query language is getting nearer to its 1.1 release, and more and more people are using it with free and commercial software to retrieve data from public and private sources. In this presentation, we'll learn how to put together and execute simple SPARQL queries on local data and on publicly available data such as the DBpedia database of fielded Wikipedia data. We'll also learn how people are using SPARQL in applications, where it fits in the Semantic Web, and what new features the 1.1 release adds to the specification.
  
 
Bob DuCharme is a solution architect at TopQuadrant, a provider of software for modeling, developing and deploying Semantic Web applications. In the XML.com newsletter, editor Kendall Clark once wrote "Does anyone write tech prose as clear as Bob?" Bob is the author of Manning Publications' "XSLT Quickly," Prentice Hall's "XML: The Annotated Specification" and "SGML CD," and McGraw Hill's "Operating Systems Handbook." He's written over seventy pieces for XML.com and has contributed to Dr. Dobb's Journal, IBM developerWorks, DevX, perl.com, XML Magazine, XML Journal, XML Developer, O'Reilly Books' "XML Hacks," and Prentice Hall's "XML Handbook." Bob received his BA in Religion from Columbia University and his Masters in Computer Science from New York University. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
 
Bob DuCharme is a solution architect at TopQuadrant, a provider of software for modeling, developing and deploying Semantic Web applications. In the XML.com newsletter, editor Kendall Clark once wrote "Does anyone write tech prose as clear as Bob?" Bob is the author of Manning Publications' "XSLT Quickly," Prentice Hall's "XML: The Annotated Specification" and "SGML CD," and McGraw Hill's "Operating Systems Handbook." He's written over seventy pieces for XML.com and has contributed to Dr. Dobb's Journal, IBM developerWorks, DevX, perl.com, XML Magazine, XML Journal, XML Developer, O'Reilly Books' "XML Hacks," and Prentice Hall's "XML Handbook." Bob received his BA in Religion from Columbia University and his Masters in Computer Science from New York University. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Revision as of 10:02, 23 October 2010

Date

November 4th

Time

6pm

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center
410 E. 69 St.
New York, NY 

RVSP

Meetup
Eventbrite

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee once said that "trying to use the Semantic Web without SPARQL is like trying to use a relational database without SQL." The W3C standard SPARQL query language is getting nearer to its 1.1 release, and more and more people are using it with free and commercial software to retrieve data from public and private sources. In this presentation, we'll learn how to put together and execute simple SPARQL queries on local data and on publicly available data such as the DBpedia database of fielded Wikipedia data. We'll also learn how people are using SPARQL in applications, where it fits in the Semantic Web, and what new features the 1.1 release adds to the specification.

Bob DuCharme is a solution architect at TopQuadrant, a provider of software for modeling, developing and deploying Semantic Web applications. In the XML.com newsletter, editor Kendall Clark once wrote "Does anyone write tech prose as clear as Bob?" Bob is the author of Manning Publications' "XSLT Quickly," Prentice Hall's "XML: The Annotated Specification" and "SGML CD," and McGraw Hill's "Operating Systems Handbook." He's written over seventy pieces for XML.com and has contributed to Dr. Dobb's Journal, IBM developerWorks, DevX, perl.com, XML Magazine, XML Journal, XML Developer, O'Reilly Books' "XML Hacks," and Prentice Hall's "XML Handbook." Bob received his BA in Religion from Columbia University and his Masters in Computer Science from New York University. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.