class_12_semanticwebinvestigationx - Erik Mitchell

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Oct 21, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Investigation of Semantic Web technologies

Overview

In this exercise, we will form into four groups, each of which will investigate a website/organization/event that
is related (in some way) to semantic web technologies. Using what we have learned about the semantic web,
investigate the selected site and
a
nswer the questions below

Sites



Social Search


o

http://www.nytimes
.com/2008/11/23/business/23novelties.html

o

http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2008/10/google
-
searchwiki.html



Google Books


o

http://books.google.com/googlebooks/agreement/



ScienceCommons


o

http://www.sciencecommons.org



Freebase


o

http://www.freebase.org

Questions

1.

What is the site about?

a.

What
would you use this site/organization/data for? If this is a recent event, w
hat is interesting
about the event?

b.

Who
would care about this site/organization/event? How would the site be used by different
people/machines?

2.

What about this site is ‘semantic web’ related?


a.

Are there elements of large
-
scale social
-
intelligence, linked

data, or discovered knowledge?

b.

Does the site employ semantic web related standards?

c.

Does the site employ open content/open standards?

3.

Is this a good or bad example of the semantic web? Can you think of something more
relevant/interesting?