ISWC 2010


Millions of owl:sameAs statements have been published on the Web of Data. Due to its unique role and heavy usage in Linked Data integration, owl:sameAs has become a topic of increasing interest and debate.

This paper presents our work on supporting evaluation of integrity constraint issues in semantic web instance data.

In Linked Data, the use of owl:sameAs is ubiquitous in interlinking data-sets. There is however, ongoing discussion about its use, and potential misuse, particularly with regards to interactions with inference.

International open government initiatives are releasing an increasing number of “raw” government datasets directly to citizens via the Web, creating new opportunities but imposing burdens inherent to the problems of large-scale distributed data integration, collaborative data manipulation and tra