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Building a pragmatic Semantic Web

Alani, Harith, Hall, Wendy, O'Hara, Kieron, Shadbolt, Nigel, Chandler, Peter and Szomszor, Martin (2008) Building a pragmatic Semantic Web IEEE Intelligent Systems, 23, (3), pp. 61-68.

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One of the great benefits that Semantic Web (SW) technology offers is facilitating large scale integration and sharing of distributed data sources. Transferring this technology from the lab environment and into the real world requires careful planning to make sure the technology continues to offer a cost effective and practical service. This paper describes our approach for promoting SW technology to industrial and government organisations. We describe two SW applications, one involving several parts of government and the public sector, and the other one targets the aviation industry. The aim was to show these organisations and industries how they can practically and, relatively cheaply, adopt SW technology for the dissemination, sharing and use of their data, and demonstrate examples of immediate benefit.

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Published date: May 2008
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 265787
ISSN: 1541-1672
PURE UUID: 42fe423c-36b8-4053-8142-af9b736279ee
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 23 May 2008 22:09
Last modified: 30 Sep 2017 14:22

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Author: Harith Alani
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: Kieron O'Hara
Author: Nigel Shadbolt
Author: Peter Chandler
Author: Martin Szomszor

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