News from Feb 15, 2011
We are happy to announce a first release of DBpedia Spotlight - Shedding Light on the Web of Documents.
The amount of data in the Linked Open Data cloud is steadily increasing. Interlinking text documents with this data enables the Web of Data to be used as background knowledge within document-oriented applications such as search and faceted browsing.
DBpedia Spotlight is a tool for annotating mentions of DBpedia resources in text, providing a solution for linking unstructured information sources to the Linked Open Data cloud through DBpedia. The DBpedia Spotlight Architecture is composed by the following modules:
More information about DBpedia Spotlight can be found at http://spotlight.dbpedia.org
DBpedia Spotlight is provided under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0.
Part of the code uses LingPipe under the Royalty Free License.
The source code can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/dbp-spotlight
The development of DBpedia Spotlight was supported by: