The Semantic Web In Breadth. English | Italian by Aaron Swartz (with much assistance) Note: This piece speaks about the different parts of the Semantic Web and how they fit together.
For a high-level interview, take a look at Sandro Hawke's The Semantic Web (Put Simply). On the other hand, if you're a Web developer who's interested in building Semantic Web Sites or Semantic Web Services, check out The Semantic Web (for Web Developers). Now back to your regularly scheduled article. Identifiers: Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) If I want to discuss something, I must first identify it. To identify items on the Web, we also use identifiers. The URI is the foundation of the Web. You're probably already familiar with one form of URI: the URL or Uniform Resource Locator.
Because the Web is far too large for any one organization to control it, URIs are decentralized. This means that you don't need anyone's permission to create a URI. A common practice for creating URIs is to begin with a Web page. I just got a new pet dog. The Semantic Web, Syllogism, and Worldview. The Semantic Web, Syllogism, and Worldview First published November 7, 2003 on the "Networks, Economics, and Culture" mailing list.
Subscribe to the mailing list. The W3C's Semantic Web project has been described in many ways over the last few years: an extension of the current web in which information is given well-defined meaning, a place where machines can analyze all the data on the Web, even a Web in which machine reasoning will be ubiquitous and devastatingly powerful. The problem with descriptions this general, however, is that they don't answer the obvious question: What is the Semantic Web good for? The simple answer is this: The Semantic Web is a machine for creating syllogisms. The canonical syllogism is: Humans are mortal Greeks are human Therefore, Greeks are mortal with the third statement derived from the previous two.
11 Things To Know About Semantic Web - ReadWriteWeb. 1.
You don’t need to apologize for calling it Web 3.0. Of course the Web does not upgrade in one go like a company switching to Vista. But there is a definite phase transition from current technologies. Doap:store - A collaborative Semantic Web directory of computing projects. Mulgara Project - semantic store. Swoogle Semantic Web Search Engine. Semanticweb.org. C Semantic Web Activity. The Semantic Web is a web of data.
There is lots of data we all use every day, and it is not part of the web. I can see my bank statements on the web, and my photographs, and I can see my appointments in a calendar. But can I see my photos in a calendar to see what I was doing when I took them? Can I see bank statement lines in a calendar? Why not? SemanticWebTools - ESW Wiki. REDIRECT New SemanticWiki Tools Page As of 12:50, 14 January 2010, this page is no longer maintained and should not be changed.
The content has been transferred to (Changes made here after the above date may not be reflected on the new page!) Please consult and possibly modify that page. Semantic Web Application Platform. W3C | Semantic Web or, if you like, Semantic Web Area for Play... visiting RDF and all points west. working toward the SWELL langauge, MIT-LCS's advanced development prototyping of tools and langauges for the Semantic Web.
This NOT W3C endorsed material, it is related to the Semantic Web activity of the W3C. Other related material: Source This stuff is not guaranteed but is open source and available from the public w3c CVS repository. Cwm - a general-purpose semantic web data processing tool The cwm home page Check out *.py from the top level of the swap hierarchy to use it, check out the whole tree to develop.
Set up an alias (.bat file, etc) to make the cwm command cwm="python /wherever/cwm.py" Other utilities in python nearby: toICal.py -- (the start of) a converter from RDF to ICal. Ontologies These are lists of RDF terms (properties and classes) which we have used for putting together test and demo applications, and organizing our dailiy lives.
Cwm built-ins. JSR-000094 Java(TM) Rule Engine API - Public Review. Semantic Web trail [mythicflow @ trailfire]