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Semantic Interoperability of Metadata and Information in unLike Environments

SIMILE was focused on developing robust, open source tools that empower users to access, manage, visualize and reuse digital assets. Learn more about the SIMILE project.

A web-based highly-configurable faceted browser for RDF datasets.
An extension to the Firefox Web browser that turns it into a Semantic Web browser letting you make use of existing information on the Web in more useful and flexible ways not offered by the original Web sites.
A Firefox extension that helps you write Javascript screen scrapers for Piggy Bank.
The server companion of Piggy Bank that lets you persist, share and publish data collected by individuals, groups or communities.
An inspector for large quantities of XML data and it's useful for useful in situations like exploration, migration, cleanup, evaluation schema emergence.
A graphical graph visualizer powered by RDF data and capable of displaying graphs with a real-time interactive visualization.
A DHTML AJAX timeline widget for visualizing temporal information.
Referee reads your web server logs, crawls your referrers (the links that point to your pages) and extract metadata from those pages and text around the links that pointed to your pages.
Babel lets you convert between various data formats. In particular, it lets you convert data into the Exhibit JSON format and preview the data right inside Exhibit.
Exhibit lets you create web pages with support for sorting, filtering, and rich visualizations by writing only HTML and optionally some CSS and Javascript code. There is no database and no web application technologies involved.
Appalachian is a Firefox add-on that adds the ability to manage and use several OpenIDs to ease the login parts of your browsing experience.
Timeplot is a cross-browser DHTML (canvas-based) time series plotting widget.
Seek adds faceted browsing features to Mozilla Thunderbird and lets you search through your email more effectively.
Potluck is a research prototype for a user interface to mix and align structured data coming from different exhibits.
jsTeX is a javascript library that is capable of interpreting some (basic) TeX encodings and transform them into HTML definitions right directly on a web page.
A web application to facilitate the web publishing of bibliographies and citation collections as interactive exhibits and facilitate the sharing of this type of data.
Zotz is a Firefox add-on giving you the ability to publish citations from your Zotero to an Exhibit (via Citeline) in one step.