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Semantic Web

definition: The Semantic Web is a W3C-based initiative for representing knowledge on the World Wide Web in a machine-readable fashion, such that it can be understood and used by machines for intelligent applications.
related project(s):
  • Realizing the Semantic Web (KnowledgeWeb)
  • Semantic Web at W3C
related organisation(s):
  • The Information Management Group (IMG)
  • The Mindswap Group
  • Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB)
  • Competence Center Semantic Web (CCSW)
  • Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial (DIA)
  • Semantic Technologies Institute (DERI)
  • Knowledge Systems Laboratory (KSL)
  • Tetherless World Research Constellation
  • Kno.e.sis (Kno.e.sis )
related person(s):
  • Tim Berners-Lee
  • James A. Hendler
related publication(s):

The Semantic Web A new form of Web content that is meaningful to computers will unleash a revolution of new possibilities.
Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler and Ora Lassila.
Scientific American. 2001.