Semantically Yours: Dating Tips for the Semantic Web

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

"Single Graphed Concept seeks same for LTR, symmetry. Dependent graphs welcome. Physical location irrelevant. Stability critical: will only respond to persistent URIs. Query my namespace to begin the adventure of a lifetime!"

Can you help your data find Miss Right? Yes, because you now have smarter data to create user experiences. The data has become so smart that the development of its own persona becomes valuable. Discover how smart data personas can be part of your development toolbox. By anthropomorphizing data, a persona based on the properties of the data and relationships reveals possibilities typical personas do not.

"Smart data" carries meaning with it, enabling machines to make better decisions with less processing. When those meanings are well-defined and shared, such as in the case of the extremely simple and popular Dublin Core vocabulary, or a local data dictionary, the data itself creates powerful relationships.

We designed an application using these simple techniques to visualize data's social network. We show the data persona, the application, and what makes them "smart" in this presentation, geared towards intermediate-level web developers who want to semantically-enable their social applications.

Get your data a date...because every data needs a relationship.

LEVEL: Intermediate

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Christine Connors

Information addict. I like to collect, analyze, annotate, share and make information beautiful. Unstructured and non-monotonic. bio from Twitter

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011


Salon H, Hilton Austin Downtown

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