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The Semantic Web is a collaborative movement led by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that promotes common formats for data on the World Wide Web. By encouraging the inclusion of semantic content in web pages, the Semantic Web aims at converting the current web of unstructured documents into a "web of data". It builds on the W3C's Resource Description Framework (RDF).

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Is it hard to "add" semantic web to your website?

I am learning about the semantic web. So far what I know is that the whole idea of the semantic web is to add metadata to the data in your website in order to make the data in your website easier to ...
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Ontology + Relational bases or only ontology to store data in a web app?

I am trying to conceive a wine cellar application for my father and for fun on my free time. I've decided to make a simple MVC with Pixi.js / JQuery and Bootstrap served by Express for the front and a ...
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How to design a meta model for configuration? [closed]

In our software we have a client/server architecture where the server is actually running on an embedded system with various hardware components (sensors, etc.). The different sensors as well as other ...
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What business value does a semantic platform offer that a graph database doesn't [closed]

We hear a lot about graph databases such as Neo4J and a little less about semantic platforms such as OWLIM and similar triple (or quad) stores. I understand the latter is associated with embedded OWL ...
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How could an expert system get some meaning from a sentence? [closed]

How could an expert system tell following scenarios apart? How could we include some meaning of a sentence, if at all? A machine needs 1 day to produce x units, and, we know that two machines like ...
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Schema.org vs microformats

They both serve the same purpose: Providing a vocabulary for semantic markup. Schema is recognized and standardized… but the microformats standard is by an open community process. Schema exploits ...
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Tools for modelling data and workflows using structured text files [closed]

Consider a case when I want to try some idea of an application. But I want to avoid investing a lot of effort in coding UI/work flows/database schema etc before I see that it's going to be useful to ...
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What is an "ontology" in the context of the Semantic Web?

Okay, I have been learning SPARQL to query dbpedia and I can't seem to find clear and practical tutorials related to SPARQL and the Semantic Web. If I say that an ontology is analogous to an SQL table ...
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What is the connection between literate programming and the semantic web?

I was (casually) researching semantic / ontology based approaches to technical documentation, when I stumbled upon this gem: Literate Programming and the Semantic Web are ideas from different times,...
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How are RDF and RDFS related?

I've been reading about Semantic Web technologies such as RDF/RDFS and "ontology", but was wondering how each of these are related? At the moment the terms all seem interchangeable, or I'm not ...
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What's the difference between using RDFS/OWL versus XML?

I was wondering what advantages the ontology languages of RDFS/OWL has over using a tagging/markup system (such as http://www.schema.org/) for managing and creating metadata?
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RDF and OWL: Have these delivered the promises of the Semantic Web?

These days I've been learning a lot about how different scientific fields are trying to move their data over to the Semantic Web in order to "free up data from being stored in isolated silos". I read ...
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