Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist: Effective Modeling in RDFS and OWL

Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist: Effective Modeling in RDFS and OWL

Dean Allemang, James Hendler


The promise of the Semantic internet to supply a common medium to replace information details and information has been good publicized. there are numerous resources too for easy details at the extensions to the WWW that let content material to be expressed in common language but utilized by software program brokers to simply locate, percentage and combine details. previously members engaged in developing ontologies-- formal descriptions of the innovations, phrases, and relationships inside of a given wisdom domain-- have had no assets past the technical criteria files.

Semantic internet for the operating Ontologist transforms this knowledge into the sensible wisdom that programmers and topic area specialists want. Authors Allemang and Hendler commence with recommendations to the elemental difficulties, yet don’t cease there: they reveal tips on how to advance your personal ideas to difficulties of accelerating complexity and make sure that your abilities will retain speed with the continuing evolution of the Semantic internet.

• offers useful details for all programmers and material specialists engaged in modeling info to slot the necessities of the Semantic Web.
• De-emphasizes algorithms and proofs, focusing in its place on real-world difficulties, artistic strategies, and hugely illustrative examples.
• provides exact, ready-to-apply “recipes” to be used in lots of particular situations.
• indicates easy methods to create new recipes from RDF, RDFS, and OWL constructs.

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