Semantic Web

What is going wrong with the Semantic Web?

  • Posted on: 10 April 2018
  • By: warren

The US Semantic Technologies Symposium was held at Wright State University a month ago where there were great discussions with Craig Knoblock about SPARQL servers reliability1Eric Kansa about storing archeology data and Open Context, Eric Miller about the workings of the W3, mid West farmers and old bikes, Matthew Lange about tracking crops with LOD and a 'fruitful' talk with Evan Wallace about farm data storage standards. 

Thinking through these conversations, I decided to outline what I think are the troubling conclusions for our area, namely that a) Semantic Web adoption is lagging, b) we keep rehashing old problems without moving on and c) our ongoing lack of support for our own projects after which I'll suggest a few solutions.


Presentation at the Canadian Linked Data Summit: Operationalizing Linked Open Data

  • Posted on: 12 October 2016
  • By: warren
CLDI LogoOperationalizing Linked Open Data
Venue: University of Montreal, 3200 Jean-Brillant, Room B-2245
Monday, October 24th 2016, 14:10 - 14:30
This talk summarizes the combined experiences of the Muninn Project and the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory in operating large linked open data projects. Topics that will be touched on will include best operating practices, known pitfalls and realizing the promise of the semantic web for researchers.  
Presentation slides in English and in French.