The term “Semantic Web” was coined in 2001 when Tim Berners Lee (the inventor of the World Wide Web) and others presented their vision of an intelligent web in the “Scientific American”. The Semantic Web aims at the development of methods that help to automate the interpretation, aggregation, evaluation and comparison of information on the Web.
This course gives an introduction to the technical foundations of Semantic Web Technologies, including knowledge representation and query languages, as well as logical inference. More specifically, it covers the following contents:
The exam review for the first and second exam of HWS2018 will take place on Monday, 18 February, 13:30–15:00, building B6, 26 room C1.01 (use the blue door and go to the first floor).
|Week||Lecture (Tuesday)||Exercise (Friday)|
|03.09.18||Course Organization, Introduction||--|
|24.09.18||Linked Open Data, Semantic Web Programming||RDF Schema|
|01.10.18||SPARQL, Introduction to Student Projects||Linked Open Data, Semantic Web Programming|
|08.10.18||No lecture, work on project proposals||No exercise, work on project proposals|
|15.10.18||OWL part I||SPARQL|
|22.10.18||OWL part II, Ontology Reasoning||--|
|29.10.18||Project proposal feedback and coaching||OWL part I|
|05.11.18||Ontology Engineering, Top Level Ontologies||OWL part II, Ontology Reasoning|
|12.11.18||Project coaching||Project work|
|19.11.18||Project work||Ontology Engineering, Top Level Ontologies|
|26.11.18||Other Semantic Web Languages and Standards||Top Level Ontologies, Project work|
For attending the course, please register for the lecture in Portal 2 (link to lecture and exercise).The course is limited to 30 participants. From this semester on we will have a new process for the course registration and allocation. There will be no “first come – first serve”. Students in higher semesters will be preferred, equally ranked students will be drawn randomly. You can register from 13th of August until 29th of August.
Exercise solutions and additional materials will be made available in the corresponding ILIAS group.
Literature (suggested reading list):