Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Downscaling the Semantic Web (Downscale2016)

On 29 August, the <a href="https://worldwidesemanticweb.org/events/downscale2016/">4th International Workshop on Downscaling the Semantic Web (Downscale2016)</a> was held as a full-day workshop in Amsterdam co-located with the ICT4S conference. The workshop attracted 12 participants and we received 4 invited paper contributions, which were presented and discussed in the morning session (slides can be found below). These papers describe a issues regarding sustainability of ICT4D approaches, specific downscaled solutions for two ICT4D use cases and a system for distributed publishing and consuming of Linked Data.. The afternoon session was reserved for demonstrations and discussions. An introduction into the Kasadaka platform was followed by an in-depth howto on developing voice-based information services using Linked Data. The papers and the descriptions of the demos are <a href="https://worldwidesemanticweb.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/downscale2016_proceedings.pdf">gathered in these proceedings</a>.