Questions (and Answers) on SW
Ivan Herman, W3C
W3C Day, Evolve Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 7 December, 2004

Slides of the presentation given at the W3C Day of the Evolve Conference, in Brisbane, Australia, on the 7th of December, 2004, organized by the Australian Office of W3C.

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Table of Content:

  1. [No title]
  2. So…
  3. Well, Let Me Help You…
  4. [No title]
  5. NO!!!
  6. RDF (Resource Description Framework)
  7. OWL (Web Ontology Language)
  8. OWL and Logic
  9. And what about AI?
  10. [No title]
  11. The “Web” is in the URI-s!
  12. Related Question…
  13. [No title]
  14. RDF is a graph!
  15. A Simple RDF Example
  16. Things Are Not That New…
  17. RDF/XML has its Problems
  18. Other Encodings Examples…
  19. [No title]
  20. It Depends…
  21. Merge Shown as a Graph…
  22. Extra Bonus: OWL
  23. Finding New Relationships
  24. [No title]
  25. It May Be a Problem, But…
  26. The "Ideal" Pattern
  27. The "Pragmatic" Pattern
  28. Other Patterns
  29. The SKOS Example
  30. SKOS example
  31. [No title]
  32. It May Be Around Already…
  33. [No title]
  34. Not Any More…
  35. Lots of Tools
  36. SW Applications
  37. SW Application Examples
  38. SW Application Examples (cont)
  39. SW Application Examples (cont)
  40. SW Application Examples (cont)
  41. SW Application Examples (cont)
  42. SW Application Examples (cont)
  43. [No title]
  44. SW and WS are Complementary
  45. Examples for Potential Synergies
  46. SW-WS Synergy Example
  47. Convergence (at W3C)
  48. [No title]
  49. Semantic Web Activity Phase 2
  50. "Best Practices" Work
  51. RDF Data Access (a.k.a. Queries)
  52. Data Access Example
  53. Further SPARQL Features
  54. Rules
  55. Trust
  56. [No title]
  57. Some Books
  58. Further Information
  59. W3C Primers and Test Cases
  60. Public Fora at W3C
  61. Further Information
  62. Now For Real…