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 HWS2019 will take place on Monday, 10 February 2020, starting from 08:00, building B6, 26 room C1.01 (use the blue door and go to the first floor).
You have to register for the exam review by writing a mail to Bianca Lermer until Wednesday, 5 February 2020. We will then allocate a time slot for the review to you.
Please note: the course starts in the second week of the lecture period!
|Week||Lecture (Monday)||Exercise (Friday)|
|09.09.19||Intro, Organization||Introduction, XML|
|23.09.19||RDF Schema||RDF Schema|
|30.09.19||Linked Open Data, Semantic Web Programming||Linked Open Data, Semantic Web Programming|
|07.10.19||SPARQL, Introduction to Student Projects||SPARQL|
|14.10.19||Knowledge Graphs||Knowledge Graphs|
|21.10.19||OWL part I||OWL part I|
|28.10.19||OWL part II, Ontology Reasoning||- public holiday -|
|04.11.19||Ontology Engineering, Top Level Ontologies||OWL part II, Ontology Reasoning|
|11.11.19||Other Semantic Web Languages and Standards||Ontology Engineering, Top Level Ontologies|
|18.11.19||Semantic Web Data Quality and Interlinking||Other Semantic Web Languages and Standards|
|27.11.19||Preparation of Project submissions||Semantic Web Data Quality and Interlinking|
|02.12.19||Project presentation||Recap and Questions|
For attending the course, please register for the lecture in Portal 2 (link to lecture and exercise). The course is limited to 30 participants. Course allocation is done in Portal2. There will be no “first come – first serve”. Students in higher semesters will be preferred, equally ranked students will be drawn randomly.
Exercise solutions and additional materials will be made available in the corresponding ILIAS group.
Literature (suggested reading list):
Video recordings from a previous lecture are available here (accessible within the university network or via VPN).