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There is a vast amount of Linked Data on the web spread across a large number of datasets. One of the visions behind Linked Data is that the published data is conveniently reusable by others. This, however, depends on many details such as conformance of the data with commonly used vocabularies and adherence to best practices for data modeling. Therefore,(More)
Recently XML is the standard format used for the exchange of data between information systems and is also frequently applied as a logical database model. If we use XML as a logical database model we need a conceptual model for the description of its semantics. However, XML as a logical database model has some special characteristics which makes existing(More)
We propose a new conceptual model for XML data called XSEM as a combination of several approaches in the area of the conceptual modeling for XML. The model divides the conceptual modeling process of XML data to two levels. On the first level, a designer designs an overall non-hierarchical conceptual schema of a domain. On the second level, he or she derives(More)
Recently, the amount of semantic data available in the Web has increased dramatically. The potential of this vast amount of data is enormous but in most cases it is difficult for users to explore and use this data, especially for those without experience with Semantic Web technologies. Applying information visualization techniques to the Semantic Web helps(More)