Semantic Desktop in KDE 4.0 on Linux

A new Semantic Web Case Study has just been published: KDE 4.0 Semantic Desktop Search and Tagging. Essentially, Semantic Web technologies (RDF, RDFS, OWL) are used as a backend metadata architecture in KDE 4.0 to tag, comment, annotate, etc, all files under Linux regardless of their file format, and to initiate corresponding search actions. In other words, millions of Linux/KDE users will become Semantic Web technology users without necessarily knowing it…

The development was done by the Nepomuk project.

About Ivan Herman

Ivan Herman is the leader of the Digital Publishing Activity at W3C. For more details, see http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/