Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Web future and Semantic Web

Semantic Web is around in the field for few years and most of the well know universities are doing research on the filed of semantic Web. Among them universities like MIT , UMBC have done very good progress as well. Though it is around for that many years I do not see that much adaption in the industry , one reason could be it is still in the research level.

When I was doing some reading on the semantic web I found a few very useful documents.

  • A presentation by Prof Tim Berners-Lee .
  • The Semantic Web provides a common framework that allows data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries. You can think of the Semantic Web as an efficient way to represent data on the World Wide Web, or as a database that is globally linked, in a manner understandable by machines, to the content of documents on the Web. Semantic technologies represent meaning using ontologies and provide reasoning through the relationships, rules, logic, and conditions represented in those ontologies. Read more
  • Some serious computer scientists, although cautious about the promise of the Semantic Web, are ultimately optimistic that it will be everything developers are hoping for -- an online source for all of the knowledge humanity has created in science, business and the arts Read more

1 comment:

Rose said...

The "future" of the semantic web is already here. Check out www.coretalk.net