Lectures Held on a Regular Basis

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Lectures of the Current Semester

Module details on 'Semantic Web - Semantic Web'

CategoryData & Information
LecturerProf. Dr. Nejdl, Wolfgang (Hannover)
Module Exam ID2020
Weekly Composition2L+1E
Required Hours of Work (presence / self-study)125 (42 / 83)
Teaching MethodsSlide presentation, exercises, discussions
Module DescriptionThe lecture and accompanying exercise gives in introduction to the ideas of the Semantic Web. Markup Languages (HTML, SGML, XML) & friends (XPATH, XQUERY, XSL, XSLT, XSL-FO, etc) are the basics. Then, the architecture of the Semantic Web is investigated with the modeling language (Resource Description Framework), ontologies and ontology languages, rules, and rule-based languages. Foundation of logic - as required for the use in the Semantic Web – is taught. Applications of information systems in the Semantic Web, actual topics from W3C and from conferences are covered in the lecture as well.
Module OutcomesThe students know the idea and architecture of the Semantic Web, and have working knowledge about query- ,transformation-, description- and ontology languages and formalisms. They know relevant Semantic Web applications, and have learned to critically analyze approaches and trends.
Recommended LiteratureGrigoris Antoniou, Frank van Harmelen: A Semantic Web Primer. Covers the topics Semantic Web Vision, XML, RDF, Web Ontology Languages, Logic and Inference, Applications, Ontology engineering. Some information online: http://www.ics.forth.gr/isl/swprimer/ W3Schools online tutorials http://www.w3schools.com/ W3C Semantic Web Activity http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/ Further literature will be announced with each lecture.
ExamWritten or oral exam, graded (Written (60 min) / Oral (30 min))

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