Integrating Wikidata and other linked data sources – Federated SPARQL queries

This blog is about running federated SPARQL queries on Wikidata.  A federated query is a special type of SPARQL query that runs on more then one SPARQL endpoint. It allows access to multiple linked data resources in a single query. Below is a template of a federated query. The WikiData Query Service (WDQS) now supports federated SPARQL queries on a limited number of endpoints. Remote SPARQL...
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Recapping gene-disease mining (via Twitter)

[View the story “Gene Wiki Plus extensions” on Storify] Gene Wiki Plus extensions Storified by Andrew Su · Mon, May 07 2012 14:03:56 The uber-hacker Pierre posted a great blog post about using getting gene-disease mappings from the the Human Disease Ontology project.  I replied that our GeneWikiPlus effort was also generally focused on the same problem: New blog post:...
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Integrating Knowledge Presentation at SMWCon

Our presentation at the Semantic MediaWiki Conference was a smashing hit! I discussed the software we developed to create GeneWiki+, which we’ve christened mwsync. Mwsync is a cool little Java framework that makes it easy to maintain a live mirror of any MediaWiki site that exposes the standard MediaWiki API. The framework copies over any changes made to the source site on a repeating...
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Gene Wiki SPARQL endpoint

Thanks to Leyla and Alex Garcia-Castro from UniProt and Florida State University respectively, we now have access to a SPARQL endpoint for the data in the Gene Wiki.  Access it live here:http://virtuoso.idiginfo.org/sparql(update on 4-28-12 , that is down and a live one is currently available athttp://199.102.237.69:8890/sparql)Here is one query that you might like to try that finds...
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