The term “semantic web” appears everywhere – in journal articles, in conference titles, and even in new product promotional material. But what exactly is semantic web? How does it differ from Web 2.0? Does it really exist? And what are its implications for the future of science and scholarly communication? Focus of the day will begin with an overview of the Semantic Web given by Ralph R. Swick of the W3C – its definition, its objectives, and the approaches being taken to bring it to full reality. This will be followed by real life examples of how the Semantic Web is currently taking shape.
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