The Web is increasingly understood as a global information space consisting not just of linked documents, but also of linked data. More than just a vision, the Web of Data has been brought into being by the maturing of the Semantic Web technology stack, and by the publication of an increasing number of datasets according to the principles of Linked Data. Today, this emerging Web of Data includes data sets as extensive and diverse as DBpedia, Geonames, US Census, EuroStat, MusicBrainz, BBC Programmes, Flickr, DBLP, PubMed, UniProt, FOAF, SIOC, OpenCyc, UMBEL and Yago. The availability of these and many other data sets has paved the way for an increasing number of applications that build on Linked Data, support services designed to reduce the complexity of integrating heterogeneous data from distributed sources, as well as new business opportunities for start-up companies in this space.

Building on the success of last year's LDOW workshop at WWW2008 in Beijing, the LDOW2009 workshop aims to provide a forum for presenting the latest research on Linked Data and drive forward the research agenda in this area. While last year's workshop focused on the publication of Linked Data, this year's workshop will focus on Linked Data application architectures, linking algorithms and Web data fusion.


Use the links below to view individual papers, or download all papers (ZIP file, 14.1 MB). The exact timing and the length of the slots may still change. So please check again shortly before the workshop.


Session 1: Linked Data Application Architectures

Session 2: Applying Linked Data in different Domains

Session 3: Data Linking and Fusion

Session 4: Describing Data on the Web

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest for the workshop include, but are not limited to, the following:

Data Linking and Fusion Linked Data Application Architectures Data Publishing


We seek three kinds of submissions:

Submissions must be formatted using the WWW2009 templates available at

Submissions will be peer reviewed by three independent reviewers. Accepted papers will be presented at the workshop and included in the workshop proceedings.

Please submit your paper via EasyChair at


Proceedings will be published online at CEUR-WS.

Important Dates

Organising Committee

Programme Committee


For further information about the workshop, please contact the workshops chairs at