Semantic Web - EU perspectives W3C Semantic Web Tour June 2003 Franco Mastroddi DG Information Society Investing in ICT research and development “The computer age is everywhere except in the productivity statistics” (Solow, 1987)
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W3C Semantic Web Tour
Franco MastroddiDG Information Society
“The computer age is everywhere except in the productivity statistics” (Solow, 1987)
“The world produces between one and two exabytes of unique information per year, which is roughly 250 megabytes for every man, woman, and child on earth”.(SIMS/ Berkeley, 2000)
Sources: Forrester Ceo*, BTExact, NUAInternet, Gartner
Involves several scientific disciplines, developing new communities of interest.
through e.g. :
IST FP5 Semantic Web technologies (2001)
Focus European RTD on Semantic Web, including on ontology best practice, semantic indexing and analysis, resource and services discovery, semantic-based interfaces / visualisation.
Today: over 30 projects involving over 250 research and industry organisations, including:
RTD should aim to :
Also found in other IST areas such as cross-media content, networked businesses and governments, eLearning, digital culture, cognitive systems...
Semantic Web, Mobile Web, X-Internet etc
ResourcesSemantic-enabled systems and services
and sharing etc
Smart product development. 2000-2002 DecisionCraft Analytics Ltd.
Modern DS systems: intelligent, distributed, time-critical, personal...
Accurately predicting arrival times for aircraft. - NASA - CTAS.