semantic web

Qualified as an Advanced GATE Certified Text Analyst

In May I attended the GATE (General Architecture for Text Engineering) training course.  I attended the advanced Track 3 and Track 4.


  • Track 1: Introduction to GATE and Text Mining

    • Module 1: Introduction to GATE Developer: GATE's application development
      environment
    • Module 2: Information Extraction and ANNIE: Our open-source IE system
    • Module 3: Introduction to JAPE: GATE's powerful rule-writing engine
    • Module 4: GATE Teamware: Web-based Collaborative Annotation Environment


  • Track 3: Advanced GATE

    • Module 9: Semantic Annotation with GATE
    • Module 10: Advanced GATE Applications: complex applications, writing
      multilingual IE, business intelligence, evaluation
    • Module 11: Machine Learning with GATE
    • Module 12: Sentiment Analysis


  • Track 4: Semantic Technology

    • Module 13: Semantic Technology and Linked Open Data: Basics, Tools, and Applications


To become GATE Certified, one has to pass at least 3 modules, and to become GATE Advanced Certified, you have to pass at least 6 modules. I've now passed all 7 of the modules I have taken, qualifying me with the title of GATE Advanced Text Analyst of GATE Version 6.2.

My name will soon appear on GATE's Hall of Fame.

RDF & Semantic Web now in Drupal 7

This is a nice introductory tutorial on the subject.  It seems as if RDF fields will be mapped onto the CCK fields, such that RDF tags--using various vocabularies (OWL, Dublin Core etc)--can tag each content field as such.

The DrupalCon Copenhagen video is found here, and a new Drupal Semantic web site is here.



The Semantic Web in Digital Libraries: A Literature Review

This is a project in a class on Digital Asset Creation and Management at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies.The literature review found in this study can also be found on my network in Mendeley in the group "The Semantic Web in Digital Libraries".

The Discovery Project & the Semantic Web

The Discovery Project is a web portal containing digitized multi-lingual philosophical documents. It is made up of two components:

  1.    Philosource: the digital libraries
  2.    Philospace: a P2P network of updated semantic annotations of Philosource