The Semantic Web has been talked about for more than a decade. Over those years, several mistaken or misleading ideas about the Semantic Web have repeatedly popped up. This lessons looks at some of the most pervasive of these misconceptions and discusses both the confusion and the reality of the situation.
Keywords: Semantic Web, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Ontologies
Publisher: Cambridge Semantics
Time required: P10M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: student
Interactivity type: expositive
- Knows that the word "ontology" is ambiguous, referring to any RDF vocabulary, but more typically a set of OWL classes and properties designed to support inferencing in a specific domain.
- Reuses published properties and classes where available.
- Understands that Linked Data (2006) extended the notion of a web of documents (the Web) to a notion of a web of finer-grained data (the Linked Data cloud).