Web Services and Semantic Web
- Many orgs have data stores and programs to share
- Goal: Expanding Web of machine accessible
- Web Services: Web of
- Standards for interactions between programs on the Web
- Business roots. Strong vendor / marketing push.
- Semantic Web: Web of
- Standards for data, relationships, descriptions on the Web
- Academic roots. Development accelerating.
- Vision: A single Web of applications and data
- Many in business, academia, gov't moving in this direction.
* abstractions :-)