Category Archives: Linked Data

NoTube exploits the richness of data on the Web to enhance the TV experience (video)

This video summarizes the NoTube approach to open source software that allows you to exploit the richness of data on the Web to enhance the TV experience. We analyze social web user activities to create continuously evolving user profiles. We … Continue reading

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Two new open source services published

Source code of several services that we developed has just been released as open source code with the Apache 2.0 license. These services include: the Enriched EPG service: provides enriched EPG metadata data from BBC /programmes by using Lupedia to enrich … Continue reading

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Video: NoTube’s approach to TV recommendations

Michele recently described the latest NoTube demo for TV recommendations, which was shown at the Project Review in early May. Since then we’ve made a video of the demo, which explains how the project has integrated three different approaches to … Continue reading

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Recommending things to real users through their “I’m watching” tweets

There are a lot of social tv platforms around the web where you can register yourself and watch tv programs in a social environment. Usually you can let these services publish your watching activities on your preferred social networks, like … Continue reading

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SmartLink goes ESWC2011

Part of the Open University’s work on service integration in NoTube is an RDF-based services annotation and tracking environment dubbed “SmartLink” which will be presented at this years Extended Semantic Web Conference in Crete. SmartLink is short for “SeMantic Annotation … Continue reading

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On serendipity

One of our more recent NoTube demos was inspired by an XKCD cartoon which prompted us to ask: can we make a large video collection interesting enough so that people keep browsing rather than give up? As we’ve said before, … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Linked Data to improve the TV experience

One of the main themes in NoTube is connecting the Web and TV through the use of Linked Data to enhance the TV experience. In the BBC’s part of the project we are specifically interested in exploring how Linked Data … Continue reading

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