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  • Début du Cours
  • 25 sep 2017
  • Fin du cours
  • 04 déc 2017
  • Effort estimé
  • 3 h/semaine
  • Langue
  • Anglais

About this course

Among its many evolutions, the Web became a way to exchange data between applications. Everyday we consume and produce these data through a growing variety of applications running on a growing variety of devices. This major evolution of the Web has applications in all domains of activity.

This MOOC introduces the Linked Data standards and principles that provide the foundation of the Semantic web. We divided this introduction into four parts:

  • the fundamental principles of linked data on the Web
  • the RDF recommendation that provides a standard data model and syntaxes to publish and link data on the Web
  • an overview of the SPARQL query language that allows us to access data sources on the Web
  • the standards supporting the exchange and integration of RDF data with other formats and data sources (R2RML, CSVW, JSON-LD, RDFa, GRDDL, LDP).

Each week alternates short videos and quizzes, as well as supplementary resources, to gradually progress through the different principles and standards.

Requirements

Participants need to be acquainted with basic Web notions (e.g. browser) and be able to install software on their machine.

Evaluation

Students' work in the course is assessed through quizzes between each video and exercises at the end of every week. A certificate will be issued by FUN, confirming successful completion of the Mooc.

Course Syllabus

Week 1

Principles of a Web of Linked Data

Week 2

The RDF Data Model

Week 3

SPARQL Query Language

Week 4

Integration with Other Data Formats and Sources

Staff

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Fabien Gandon

Fabien GANDON is a Research Director at INRIA and responsible for the Wimmics team (UCA, INRIA, CNRS, I3S) studying models and algorithms to reconcile the social Web and the Semantic Web. He is also the representative of INRIA at international standardization consortium for the Web (W3C).

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Olivier Corby

Olivier CORBY has a doctorate in computer science (UNS). He is a senior researcher at INRIA in the Wimmics team (UCA, INRIA, CNRS, I3S) and teaches at Polytech Nice. He is interested in knowledge representation based on graphs and the Semantic Web. He is the designer of the Coresesoftware.

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Catherine Faron Zucker

Catherine FARON ZUCKER is a lecturer at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, responsible for Web Science curriculum of the Polytech Nice Sophia engineering school and of the second year of the Master of Computer science of the university. She is also the vice-leader of the Wimmics team (UCA, INRIA, CNRS, I3S).

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Terms of Use

Terms of Use of the course material

The course material is provided under Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND: the name of the author should always be mentioned ; the user can exploit the work except in a commercial context and he or she cannot make changes to the original work.

Terms of Use of the contents produced by users

Except otherwise specified, the contents produced by participants are shared under Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND: the name of the author should always be mentioned ; the user can exploit the work except in a commercial context and he or she cannot make changes to the original work.

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This training course was produced by Inria within the IDEFI uTOP Project - PIA ANR-11-IDEFI-0037 – http://utop.fr - http://utop.inria.fr/)

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