Setting up DBPedia Spotlight on your local server

Setting up DBPedia Spotlight on your local server

Intro :

DBPedia Spotlight can be queried over the API which they provide. But for our convenience, it is not always possible to do so.

So setting it up locally was the best solution.

You can run DBpedia Spotlight from the comfort of your own machine in one or many of the following ways:

We would be doing it the JAR way.

Get set. Go

Requirements

First we will install a pre-packaged lightweight deployment to get you started.

Lucene

[email protected]:~$ wget http://spotlight.dbpedia.org/download/release-0.6/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip
--2015-10-22 10:28:16--  http://spotlight.dbpedia.org/download/release-0.6/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip
Resolving spotlight.dbpedia.org (spotlight.dbpedia.org)... 134.155.95.15
Connecting to spotlight.dbpedia.org (spotlight.dbpedia.org)|134.155.95.15|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/downloads/release-0.6/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip [following]
--2015-10-22 10:28:17--  http://wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/downloads/release-0.6/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip
Resolving wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de (wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de)... 134.155.95.17
Connecting to wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de (wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de)|134.155.95.17|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 156569414 (149M) [application/zip]
Saving to: ‘dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip’

100%[====================================================================================================>] 15,65,69,414 1.14MB/s   in 5m 51s 

2015-10-22 10:34:09 (435 KB/s) - ‘dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip’ saved [156569414/156569414]
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~$ unzip dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip
Archive:  dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5.zip
   creating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/
   creating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/_1.cfs  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/_2.cfs  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/_3.cfs  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/segments.gen  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/segments_5  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/index/similarity-thresholds.txt  
   creating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/
   creating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-chunker.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-chunker.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-ner-location.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-ner-location.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-ner-organization.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-ner-organization.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-ner-person.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-ner-person.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-pos-maxent.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-pos-maxent.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-sent.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-sent.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-token.bin  
 extracting: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/english/en-token.zip  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/opennlp/README.txt  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/pos-en-general-brown.HiddenMarkovModel  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data/spotter.dict  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/dbpedia-spotlight-0.6.5-jar-with-dependencies.jar  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/run.sh  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/server.properties  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/apache-2.0.txt  
  inflating: dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/lingpipe-license-1.txt  
[email protected]:~$ cd dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5$ 

Statistical

[email protected]:~$ wget http://spotlight.sztaki.hu/downloads/version-0.1/en.tar.gz
--2015-10-22 11:12:58--  http://spotlight.sztaki.hu/downloads/version-0.1/en.tar.gz
Resolving spotlight.sztaki.hu (spotlight.sztaki.hu)... 193.225.89.3
Connecting to spotlight.sztaki.hu (spotlight.sztaki.hu)|193.225.89.3|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 2257455959 (2.1G) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: ‘en.tar.gz’

 100%[==================================================================================================>] 2,25,74,55,959  935KB/s   in 44m 59s

2015-10-22 11:57:58 (817 KB/s) - ‘en.tar.gz’ saved [2257455959/2257455959]
[email protected]:~$ 
[email protected]:~$ wget http://spotlight.sztaki.hu/downloads/version-0.1/dbpedia-spotlight.jar
--2015-10-22 12:13:39--  http://spotlight.sztaki.hu/downloads/version-0.1/dbpedia-spotlight.jar
Resolving spotlight.sztaki.hu (spotlight.sztaki.hu)... 193.225.89.3
Connecting to spotlight.sztaki.hu (spotlight.sztaki.hu)|193.225.89.3|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 116325524 (111M) [application/java-archive]
Saving to: ‘dbpedia-spotlight.jar’

 100%[====================================================================================================>] 11,63,25,524  415KB/s   in 3m 27s 

2015-10-22 12:17:07 (549 KB/s) - ‘dbpedia-spotlight.jar’ saved [116325524/116325524]

[email protected]:~$ tar xvf en.tar.gz 
en/
en/model/
en/model/res.mem
en/model/res.mem_
en/model/tokens.mem
en/model/context.mem
en/model/sf.mem
en/model/candmap.mem
en/model.properties
en/stopwords.list
en/spotter_thresholds.txt
en/opennlp/
en/opennlp/pos-maxent.bin
en/opennlp/token.bin
en/opennlp/chunker.bin
en/opennlp/sent.bin
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~$

Add the Data corpus

We can run the model right now, but I will do so after adding the larger data corpus.

[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5$ cd data
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ wget http://spotlight.dbpedia.org/download/release-0.5/context-index-compact.tgz
--2015-10-22 12:25:58--  http://spotlight.dbpedia.org/download/release-0.5/context-index-compact.tgz
Resolving spotlight.dbpedia.org (spotlight.dbpedia.org)... 134.155.95.15
Connecting to spotlight.dbpedia.org (spotlight.dbpedia.org)|134.155.95.15|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/downloads/release-0.5/context-index-compact.tgz [following]
--2015-10-22 12:25:59--  http://wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/downloads/release-0.5/context-index-compact.tgz
Resolving wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de (wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de)... 134.155.95.17
Connecting to wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de (wifo5-04.informatik.uni-mannheim.de)|134.155.95.17|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 12017976481 (11G) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: ‘context-index-compact.tgz’


 100%[=================================================================================================>] 12,01,79,76,481 1.16MB/s   in 4h 10m 

2015-10-22 16:36:37 (781 KB/s) - ‘context-index-compact.tgz’ saved [12017976481/12017976481]

[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ tar zxvf context-index-compact.tgz
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/_at.cfs
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/_66.cfs
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/segments_9t
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/_99.cfs
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/similarity-thresholds.txt
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/segments.gen
index-withSF-withTypes-compressed/_33.cfs
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ mv index-withSF-withTypes-compressed index
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ wget http://spotlight.dbpedia.org/download/release-0.4/surface_forms-Wikipedia-TitRedDis.uriThresh75.tsv.spotterDictionary.gz
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ gunzip surface_forms-Wikipedia-TitRedDis.uriThresh75.tsv.spotterDictionary.gz
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ mv surface_forms-Wikipedia-TitRedDis.uriThresh75.tsv.spotterDictionary spotter.dict
[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ 

Testing the installation :

In order to test the installation, do a

[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ curl http://sys2:2222/rest/annotate   -H "Accept: text/xml"   --data-urlencode "text=The earliest authenticated human remains in South Asia date to about 30,000 years ago.[26] Nearly contemporaneous Mesolithic rock art sites have been found in many parts of the Indian subcontinent, including at the Bhimbetka rock shelters in Madhya Pradesh.[27] Around 7000 BCE, the first known Neolithic settlements appeared on the subcontinent in Mehrgarh and other sites in western Pakistan.[28] These gradually developed into the Indus Valley Civilisation,[29] the first urban culture in South Asia;[30] it flourished during 2500–1900 BCE in Pakistan and western India along the river valleys of Indus and Sarasvati.[31] Centred on cities such as Mohenjo-daro, Harappa, Rakhigarhi, Dholavira, and Kalibangan, and relying on varied forms of subsistence, the civilisation engaged robustly in crafts production and wide-ranging trade."   --data "confidence=0"   --data "support=0"


[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$ curl http://sys2:2222/rest/annotate   -H "Accept: text/xml"   --data-urlencode "text=The earliest authenticated human remains in South Asia date to about 30,000 years ago.[26] Nearly contemporaneous Mesolithic rock art sites have been found in many parts of the Indian subcontinent, including at the Bhimbetka rock shelters in Madhya Pradesh.[27] Around 7000 BCE, the first known Neolithic settlements appeared on the subcontinent in Mehrgarh and other sites in western Pakistan.[28] These gradually developed into the Indus Valley Civilisation,[29] the first urban culture in South Asia;[30] it flourished during 2500–1900 BCE in Pakistan and western India along the river valleys of Indus and Sarasvati.[31] Centred on cities such as Mohenjo-daro, Harappa, Rakhigarhi, Dholavira, and Kalibangan, and relying on varied forms of subsistence, the civilisation engaged robustly in crafts production and wide-ranging trade."   --data "confidence=0"   --data "support=0"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<Annotation text="The earliest authenticated human remains in South Asia date to about 30,000 years ago.[26] Nearly contemporaneous Mesolithic rock art sites have been found in many parts of the Indian subcontinent, including at the Bhimbetka rock shelters in Madhya Pradesh.[27] Around 7000 BCE, the first known Neolithic settlements appeared on the subcontinent in Mehrgarh and other sites in western Pakistan.[28] These gradually developed into the Indus Valley Civilisation,[29] the first urban culture in South Asia;[30] it flourished during 2500–1900 BCE in Pakistan and western India along the river valleys of Indus and Sarasvati.[31] Centred on cities such as Mohenjo-daro, Harappa, Rakhigarhi, Dholavira, and Kalibangan, and relying on varied forms of subsistence, the civilisation engaged robustly in crafts production and wide-ranging trade." confidence="0.0" support="0" types="" sparql="" policy="whitelist">

<Resources>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/South_Asia" support="2850" types="Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/organization/organization_scope,Freebase:/organization,Freebase:/location/region,Freebase:/people/ethnicity,Freebase:/people" surfaceForm="South Asia" offset="44" similarityScore="0.13776831328868866" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Mesolithic" support="681" types="" surfaceForm="Mesolithic" offset="114" similarityScore="0.13642436265945435" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Indian_subcontinent" support="1497" types="DBpedia:Continent,DBpedia:PopulatedPlace,DBpedia:Place,Schema:Place,Schema:Continent,Freebase:/location/region,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/location/location" surfaceForm="Indian subcontinent" offset="177" similarityScore="0.141897514462471" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Madhya_Pradesh" support="2950" types="DBpedia:Settlement,DBpedia:PopulatedPlace,DBpedia:Place,Schema:Place,Freebase:/location/in_state,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/location/statistical_region,Freebase:/location/dated_location,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/book/author,Freebase:/book,Freebase:/location/administrative_division" surfaceForm="Madhya Pradesh" offset="242" similarityScore="0.13563162088394165" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Common_Era" support="1247" types="" surfaceForm="BCE" offset="274" similarityScore="0.1675749570131302" percentageOfSecondRank="0.20302364934710979"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Neolithic" support="2903" types="" surfaceForm="Neolithic" offset="295" similarityScore="0.11610618233680725" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Pakistan" support="23561" types="DBpedia:Country,DBpedia:PopulatedPlace,DBpedia:Place,Schema:Place,Schema:Country,Freebase:/location/country,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/organization/organization_member,Freebase:/organization,Freebase:/biology/breed_origin,Freebase:/biology,Freebase:/location/statistical_region,Freebase:/military/military_combatant,Freebase:/military,Freebase:/people/ethnicity,Freebase:/people,Freebase:/location/dated_location,Freebase:/law/court_jurisdiction_area,Freebase:/law,Freebase:/sports/sport_country,Freebase:/sports,Freebase:/government/governmental_jurisdiction,Freebase:/government,Freebase:/olympics/olympic_participating_country,Freebase:/olympics,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/meteorology/cyclone_affected_area,Freebase:/meteorology,Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book,Freebase:/sports/sports_team_location" surfaceForm="Pakistan" offset="385" similarityScore="0.0921529158949852" percentageOfSecondRank="0.6893670279187828"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Indus_Valley_Civilization" support="424" types="Freebase:/time/event,Freebase:/time,Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book" surfaceForm="Indus Valley Civilisation" offset="434" similarityScore="0.20086094737052917" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/South_Asia" support="2850" types="Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/organization/organization_scope,Freebase:/organization,Freebase:/location/region,Freebase:/people/ethnicity,Freebase:/people" surfaceForm="South Asia" offset="492" similarityScore="0.13776831328868866" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Common_Era" support="1247" types="" surfaceForm="BCE" offset="539" similarityScore="0.1675749570131302" percentageOfSecondRank="0.20302364934710979"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Pakistan" support="23561" types="DBpedia:Country,DBpedia:PopulatedPlace,DBpedia:Place,Schema:Place,Schema:Country,Freebase:/location/country,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/organization/organization_member,Freebase:/organization,Freebase:/biology/breed_origin,Freebase:/biology,Freebase:/location/statistical_region,Freebase:/military/military_combatant,Freebase:/military,Freebase:/people/ethnicity,Freebase:/people,Freebase:/location/dated_location,Freebase:/law/court_jurisdiction_area,Freebase:/law,Freebase:/sports/sport_country,Freebase:/sports,Freebase:/government/governmental_jurisdiction,Freebase:/government,Freebase:/olympics/olympic_participating_country,Freebase:/olympics,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/meteorology/cyclone_affected_area,Freebase:/meteorology,Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book,Freebase:/sports/sports_team_location" surfaceForm="Pakistan" offset="546" similarityScore="0.0921529158949852" percentageOfSecondRank="0.6893670279187828"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/South_Asia" support="2850" types="Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/organization/organization_scope,Freebase:/organization,Freebase:/location/region,Freebase:/people/ethnicity,Freebase:/people" surfaceForm="India" offset="567" similarityScore="0.1619909405708313" percentageOfSecondRank="0.8368753166673841"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Indus_Valley_Civilization" support="424" types="Freebase:/time/event,Freebase:/time,Freebase:/book/book_subject,Freebase:/book" surfaceForm="Indus" offset="600" similarityScore="0.20086094737052917" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Sarasvati_River" support="60" types="Freebase:/geography/river,Freebase:/geography,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/geography/geographical_feature,Freebase:/geography/body_of_water,Freebase:/religion/deity,Freebase:/religion" surfaceForm="Sarasvati" offset="610" similarityScore="0.08038105070590973" percentageOfSecondRank="0.9255801653640217"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Mohenjo-daro" support="136" types="DBpedia:WorldHeritageSite,DBpedia:Place,Schema:Place,Freebase:/protected_sites/listed_site,Freebase:/protected_sites,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/location" surfaceForm="Mohenjo-daro" offset="651" similarityScore="0.19224941730499268" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

<Resource URI="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Harappa" support="163" types="DBpedia:Settlement,DBpedia:PopulatedPlace,DBpedia:Place,Schema:Place,Freebase:/location/location,Freebase:/location,Freebase:/location/statistical_region,Freebase:/location/citytown,Freebase:/location/dated_location" surfaceForm="Harappa" offset="665" similarityScore="0.17811940610408783" percentageOfSecondRank="-1.0"/>

</Resources>

</Annotation>

[email protected]:~/dbpedia-spotlight-quickstart-0.6.5/data$

So there you go.

References

Till then. Goodbye!

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