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Title Semantic Web Technologies
Abstract The Semantic Web is an ambitious vision, first proposed by Tim Berners-Lee, to extend today’s Web ? imbuing it with a sense of meaning. The articulation of this vision in a now famous article in Scientific American has led to a wide reaching research programme. This programme is resulting in the development of new technologies for describing items of Web-based information and their inter-relationships, but what impact is this development likely to have on Higher and Further Education? This TechWatch report provides an introduction to the Semantic Web ? the vision, programme and technologies, but also explains where we currently are in its development and what the likely impact will be on education in areas such as information management and discovery tools, digital libraries, supporting Web-based interaction, and e-learning. It also proposes some realistic timescales for adoption and outlines the current and potential role of the UK F&HE community.
Organisation CCLRC , BITD
Keywords Technology Impact , WWW , Digital Libraries , Web Services , e-Learning , Semantic Web
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Language English (EN)
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Report JISC Technology Watch TSW0502. 2005. jisctsw_05_02pdf.pdf 2005
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