Semantic Enterprise Course Material

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The course will be conducted as follows:

  • A series of lectures by the instructor and TAs
  • Seminar style discussions of research papers and commercial technologies
  • Students' presentation on a scientific method, technologies and tools relevant to the Semantic Web
  • Students' Final Project requiring working prototypes.

Practically all material discussed/presented will be available here as the course progresses.
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Reading Assignments and Instructor's presentations

Class

Due Date

Review material from previous Semantic Web course and Semantic Enterprise Course

1

 

Review the terms, Semantic Metadata short article, Semantic Enterprise Content Management article

2

8/21/03

Mystries of Metadata (talk), TBL on metadata, Boll et al chapter on metadata

3

8/27/03

XML Tutorial;  RDF Tutorial ; Kunal's review of RDF;   Initial guidelines on project

4

8/28/03

Tim Finin's talkTom Gruber's talk ; Amit Sheth's overview of ontologies (see first few slides)

5

9/02/03

More overview talks and tutorials: XML to OWL Another XML to OWLOWL Tutorial;  RDF Schema ; RDF Tools ; Agent Cities ; RDF Databases ; RQL Tutorial , Interactive Querying RQL Demo

6

 

Cartic's review of Ontologies

7

 

Ontology Design Methodology [.ppt] is a review of Ontology Development 101 [.ppt]

8

 

Introduction to Description Logics

9

 

 Semi-structured data storage

10

 

Automated taxonomy Generation A first step toward Ontology learning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Technology Presentations

Presenter

Title and document

 

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Rohit Aggarwal

 

Boanerges Aleman-Meza

Web Ontology Language OWL Web Ontology Language OWL, Reading: RDF Primer (Section 5); OWL Use Cases and Requirments (Section 1, 2, and 3)

Chris Halaschek

Semantic Portals Semantic Portals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review and Demonstration of current Semantic Web tools and research prototypes

Presentor

 Title and Document

 

 

 

 

Students' Final Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment/Project log: Some suggestions on writing a paper/assignment.

Number

Due

Description

1

8/19/03

Pop Quiz

 

 

 

2

 

 

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