Italian DBpedia 3.4 Release: Wikidata and DBTax

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Ladies and gentlemen… why don’t you taste the Italian DBpedia version 3.4? It’s freshly baked and still hot!!!
Here’s a list of the new ingredients:

  • Up-to-date data from the Italian Wikipedia dump as per January 21st, 2015
  • Links to Wikidata, Wikipedia’s sister project
  • Links to all the active DBpedia chapters, now extracted from Wikidata and no more in Wikipedia
  • Experimental integration with DBTax, a novel method to automatically assign intuitive types to almost every single resource, even those with very few data. Right in the middle between the small DBpedia ontology and the Wikipedia categories chaos. For instance, DBTax tell us that:
  • Try to query the Italian DBpedia to obtain the list of aliens: here’s the answer!
    You can find the complete list of DBTax types here.
    All you need to do is to execute the following query on the SPARQL endpoint (replacing Alien with another type):

    SELECT ?resource WHERE { ?resource a dbtax:Alien . }

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