Re: RDF tagged data and Views in Piggy Bank

From: Anupam Jain <anupamja_at_ISI.EDU>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 12:28:37 -0800


By my second question, I was referring to the views in Piggy Bank for which we
have tabs on top (Calendar view, Graph View etc.).

Particularly, when I load the Graph View, it says 'No Predicates loaded'
although I can see all the RDF tags in the 'exported' display.


Quoting David Huynh <>:

> Anupam Jain wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I have been using Solvent/Piggy Bank for quite sometime trying to make and
> use
> >scrapers.
> >
> >I had two questions :
> >
> >1) Is there anyway I can access the 'pure' information directly ? (without
> using
> >Piggy Bank). For example, Can I view the html page with 'tagged RDF data'
> or
> >the RDF Model itself? The reason I ask that is, suppose I want to do more
> >advanced processing with the extracted data, if I have the data in my own
> >database, for example, then it would be easier for me to process it.
> >
> >
> There is no API to that data inside Piggy Bank. But for any view of the
> data, you can get out the RDF by expanding the Commands tab and clicking
> Export. Actually, that Export command simply points your browser to the
> same Piggy Bank URL that you are seeing, but with one URL parameter
> changed (command=browse -> command=export).
> David
> >2) I have been playing around with the 'Views' in piggy bank but could not
> >really get them working/get to know what they are about. I dont think there
> is
> >still a documentation for that. Can you breifly tell me, what do they
> actually
> >do?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Anupam
> >
> >
Received on Sun Feb 12 2006 - 20:28:27 EST

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