Web 3.0: Update

In Uncategorized on November 19, 2006 at 2:21 pm

As a key step in enabling the Web 3.0 vision (which is not to be exclusively associated with Wikipedia), startups and researchers are developing tools and processes to let domain experts with no knowledge of ontology construction build formal ontologies in a manner that is transparent to them, i.e. without them realizing that they’re building one.Such tools and processes are emerging from research organizations and Web 3.0 ventures.

This cripples the argument that domain specific ontologies can only be created by Semantic Web experts. Expert knowledge of your particular domain (or profession) is the only thing you’ll need to be part of the revolution.


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  1. Definitely yes. While looking for some info on semantic web I’ve stumbled upon an interesting article describing methodology for clearing-up taxonomies. It’s all about answering a set of proper questions e.g: “If an instance of animal ceases to be an instance of animal, does it cease to be an instance of physical-object? (Y,N)”. Here’s the link: http://www.cs.vassar.edu/faculty/welty/papers/er2000/LADSEB05-2000.pdf

  2. […] better off annotating Wikipedia (using Semantic MediaWiki) and applying your knowledge of a given subject (or domain) to build intelligence into Wikipedia, which is owned by the people (as a non-profit, people funded, people powered encyclopedia.) Why be […]

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