Semantic Web Pipes for Semantic Mash-Ups?

Something very promising is the concept of “semantic web pipes” (SWP) similar to Yahoo Pipes. At DERI institute Le-Phuoc et al. have developed and tested such a system. It can be found at They presented the pipe concept as a good basis for semantic web application using RDF. The authors said that the use of RDF data published on the Web for applications is still a cumbersome and resource-intensive task due to the limited software support and the lack of standard programming paradigms to deal with everyday problems such as combination of RDF data from different sources, object identifier consolidation, ontology alignment and mediation, or plain querying and filtering tasks.  Read more of this post