Linked Data, Big Data, and the 4th Paradigm
It appears to be uncontroversial that Linked Data is part of the Big Data landscape. We even go a bit further and claim that Linked Data is an ideal testbed for researching some key Big Data challenges and to experience the 4th paradigm of science in action.
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