publication . Article . Other literature type . 2006

The Semantic Web Revisited

Shadbolt, Nigel; Berners-Lee, Tim; Hall, Wendy;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2006 Journal: IEEE Intelligent Systems, volume 21, pages 96-101 (issn: 1541-1672, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The original Scientific American article on the Semantic Web appeared in 2001. It described the evolution of a Web that consisted largely of documents for humans to read to one that included data and information for computers to manipulate. The Semantic Web is a Web of actionable information--information derived from data through a semantic theory for interpreting the symbols.This simple idea, however, remains largely unrealized. Shopbots and auction bots abound on the Web, but these are essentially handcrafted for particular tasks; they have little ability to interact with heterogeneous data and information types. Because we haven't yet delivered large-scale, a...
Subjects
free text keywords: Computer Networks and Communications, Artificial Intelligence, Mediation (Marxist theory and media studies), Intelligent agent, computer.software_genre, computer, Web service, Data mining, Semantic network, e-Science, Multi-agent system, Computer science, Semantic Web, Social Semantic Web, business.industry, business, World Wide Web
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2006

The Semantic Web Revisited

Shadbolt, Nigel; Berners-Lee, Tim; Hall, Wendy;