NITELIGHT : A Graphical Tool for Semantic Query Construction

  title={NITELIGHT : A Graphical Tool for Semantic Query Construction},
  author={Alistair B Russell and Dave Braines and Nigel R. Shadbolt},
Query formulation is a key aspect of information retrieval, contributing to both the efficiency and usability of many semantic applications. A number of query languages, such as SPARQL, have been developed for the Semantic Web; however, there are, as yet, few tools to support end users with respect to the creation and editing of semantic queries. In this paper we introduce a graphical tool for semantic query construction (NITELIGHT) that is based on the SPARQL query language specification. The… CONTINUE READING
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