CS 790-01: Knowledge Representation for the Semantic Web

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Hitzler, Pascal
Computer Engineering; Computer Sciences; Engineering; Physical Sciences and Mathematics
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Semantic Web is a maturing field of technology that continues to be the emphasis of much focused research and industrial investigation. The central idea behind Semantic Web is to enhance data on the World Wide Web by so-called metadata, which describes the meaning (semantics) of the data and thus makes it available for processing in intelligent systems. In this course we cover in depth the standardized knowledge representation languages for expressing metadata, called ontology languages. We will in particular cover the Resource Description Framework RDF and the Web Ontology Language OWL, both of which are recommended standards by the World Wide Web Consortium W3C.