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The Missing Link

In Uncategorized on February 5, 2007 at 5:28 am

At the time the Wikipedia 3.0: The End of Google? article was written, I didn’t think it necessary to supply external references, since it was just another idea of mine (came out of the blue on evening) and I had not expected the massive interest it would generate. Lately, however, I’ve been looking at what others have done and I came across this old but relevant paper from 2003, which should provide a more detailed technical context to developers as far as the use of rule-based inference engines and ontologies in the context of Semantic Web + AI (or Web 3.0.)

  1. Description Logic Programs: Combining Logic Programs with Description Logic

“A key requirement for the Semantic Web’s architecture overall is to be able to layer rules on top of ontologies–in particular to create and reason with rule-bases that mention vocabulary specified by ontology-based knowledge bases–and to do so in a semantically coherent and powerful manner.”