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 ...

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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

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 ...
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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 ...