Introducing Knowledge Graphs

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Knowledge Graph

The Network Effect for Data

The value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected nodes.

An upcoming technology

Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2019

Linked Data

A collection of standards for building and exchanging Knowledge Graphs.

Linked Open Data Cloud

LOD Cloud 2020-05-20 (

Public Data on the Map (PDOK)

Dutch Land Measuring Agency (Kadaster)

Interlinking of key registries, company registrations, Monument registry, energy labels, and more.

Dutch Bureau of Statistics (CBS)

FacetCheck: Data browser that configures itself.

Platform Linked Data Netherlands (PLDN)

A card game for building physical Knowledge Graphs: order online

Institute for Social History (IISH)

Dutch National Archives

Humanitarian Aid

Cell tower coverage (mobile phone network)

Humanitarian Aid

Road network


Research Data Infrastructure

Network Digital Infrastructure (NDE)

Benefits of Using Linked Data Knowledge Graphs

  • Data stays up-to-date (no copying)
  • Low-cost data interchange
  • Low-cost data integration
  • Transparent data ownership (data-at-the-source)
  • Adapt to new requirements (dynamic schema)
  • Reduce the risk of vendor lock-in
  • Monitor & improve data quality
  • Leads to new insights (ask questions across silos)
  • Ideal basis for Machine Learning

Introducing Knowledge Graphs

Triply B.V.