Simile Exhibit

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  • name: Simile Exhibit

  • description: Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations
  • homepage: http://simile-widgets.org/exhibit/
  • creator(s): MIT
  • modified: 2010-5-8


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Demonstrations

Simile Exhibit implements a faceted browser

Demonstrations that use Simile Exhibit Technology used
Demo: Clean Air Status and Trends - Ozone RDF
SPARQL
SparqlProxy
Google Visualization API
Simile Exhibit
Google Visualization Annotated Timeline
Demo: Faceted browsing on data.gov dataset catalog RDF
Simile Exhibit
Exhibit TabularView
Exhibit Timeline
Demo: Multifamily Housing Physical Inspection Scores RDF
SPARQL
SparqlProxy
Google Visualization API
TDB Triple Store
Simile Exhibit
Demo: Public Safety Information for Troy, NY PHP
RDF
JQuery
ARC2
Simile Exhibit
Demo: Supreme Court Justices Decision Making RDF
SPARQL
Google Visualization API
Simile Exhibit
Google Visualization Motion Chart
Demo: World Eathquake Map (MIT Exhibit) RDF
SPARQL
SparqlProxy
Simile Exhibit

Getting started

How to use MIT Exhibit

http://simile.mit.edu/wiki/Exhibit/For_Authors provides a good reference for how to create your own Exhibit.

http://graves.cl/exhibit/ provides a simple example of how to create an exhibit of People's birth years (in Spanish).

Data format

Sparqlxml2exhibitjson.xsl can be used to transform SPARQL XML Bindings to the Simile Exhibit JSON that Exhibit needs to load data.

Notes

Once you get a hang of Exhibit, you'll probably want to use http://simile.mit.edu/wiki/Exhibit/Dynamic_URLs to populate the @href if an HTML a(nchor).

Limitations

Only the last value of a property is shown (e.g., "Region" below).

{
  "items": [

    {"label":      "Health Information National Trends Survey", 
     "publisher":  "National Cancer Institute",
     "begin_year": "2003",
     "end_year":   "2007",
     "describes":  "Age",
     "describes":  "Gender",
     "describes":  "Smoker",
     "describes":  "Married",
     "describes":  "Education",
     "describes":  "Race",
     "describes":  "Income",
     "describes":  "State",
     "describes":  "Region"
    }
  ]
}

File:Simile exhibit single value restriction.png

Reference

Facts about Simile ExhibitRDF feed
Dcterms:creatorMIT  +
Dcterms:descriptionExhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations
Dcterms:modified2010-5-8
Foaf:homepagehttp://simile-widgets.org/exhibit/  +
Foaf:nameSimile Exhibit
Rdfs:subClassOfFaceted browser  +
Skos:altLabelSimile Exhibit  +, simile exhibit  +, and SIMILE EXHIBIT  +
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