JSON-LD - Making every object matter in Semantic Web

Linked-Data is the first step towards Semantic web, where it is no more about documents and markup. It is about things and relation between them. Though the concept of Semantic web existed for long, the developers are still grappling with right usage. The two issues of data representation and visual presentation for user consumption persisted. With the evolution of user interfaces,  metaphor that proved its worthiness is the 'Cards design'. This is used by Google in Google+, Google Now and Pinterest interface. The same interface can scale down to miniature devices like watches. You can build applications with cards metaphor and using linked data for rich user experience.

This talk explains how to utilize the vast amount of open linked data and build simple, yet powerful applications.

 
 

Outline/structure of the Session

Intro (15 mins)

  1. Why should you know Semantic Web
  2. Essentials of Linked-Data
  3. W3C specification - JSON-LD

Core content (20 mins)

  1. JSON-LD implementation
  2. Application of Linked Data in visualization and user experience
  3. Cards metaphor in UX design
  4. Using the card frameworks/libraries
  5. 5 Tips for enhancing user experience with linked-data
  6. Sources of linked open data

Closing (10 mins)

  1. References
  2. Q&A

Learning Outcome

End of the session you will learn:

  • How to use/create JSON-LD to represent information
  • Enhance the user experience for your application

Target Audience

web developer, programmer

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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  • Kris Borchers
    By Kris Borchers  ~  1 year ago
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    In general I like this topic. Would you be able to focus more on the user experience and visualization of semantic data (like with cards) as opposed to things like SEO? Also, this seems like a lot of info to fit in 20 minutes. Would you be willing to do 45 minutes if we have the slot available?

    • Janardan Revuru
      By Janardan Revuru  ~  1 year ago
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      Thanks for the response. Yes, I can cover from that angle.

      Please let me know if 45 minutes slot is available, I will prepare accordingly.

      • Naresh Jain
        By Naresh Jain  ~  1 year ago
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        Yes we've a 45 mins slot available. Please update your proposals based on the feedback from Kris and also update the break-up for 45 mins session. Thanks.

  • Naresh Jain
    By Naresh Jain  ~  1 year ago
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    Thanks for the interesting proposal Janardan. Can you please update the proposal with a video link to any of your past presentations? It will help the committee understand your presentation skills.