This tutorial explains how to retrieve data from DBPedia, the Semantic Web version of Wikipedia. It uses Ruby's RDF.rb and is intended for programmers used to building software on top of non-Semantic-Web data sources: using screen scraping techniques, or using APIs that return XML, JSON, CSV, etc.
Keywords: Ruby, DBpedia, RDF/XML, Parsing
Date created: 2011-01-14 05:00:00.000
Time required: P15M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: student
Interactivity type: mixed
- Understands how components of the RDF data model (datasets, graphs, statements, and various types of node) are expressed in the RDF library of a given programming language by constructs such as object