XSLT+SPARQL: Scripting the Semantic Web with SPARQL embedded into XSLT stylesheets

Presented at: 4th Workshop on Scripting for the Semantic Web (SFSW2008)

by Diego Berrueta, Jose Emilio Labra, Ivan Herman

Webpage: http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-368/paper1.pdf

Scripting the Semantic Web requires to access and transform RDF data. We present XSLT+SPARQL, a set of extension functions for XSLT which allow stylesheets to directly access RDF data, independently of any serialization syntax, by means of SPARQL queries. Using these functions, XSLT stylesheets can retrieve, query, merge and transform data from the semantic web. We illustrate the functionality of our proposal with an example script which creates XHTML pages from the contents of DBpedia.


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