Web 3.0 emerges… Jim Hendler Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive ScienceAssistant Dean of Information Technology and Web Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~hendler @jahendler (twitter)
Semantic Web ca. 2010 • Semantic Web finding success even in tough market • Lots of small companies in the market: Altova… Zepheira (eg. C&P, Franz, Intellidimension, Intellisophic, Ontology Works, Siderean, SandPiper, SiberLogic, TopQuadrant …) • Web 3.0 new buzzword: Garlik, Freebase, Bintro, Siri, Talis, … • Semantic Search taking off - Powerset bought by Microsoft for over $100,000,000, twine bough by EVRI, hakia, bing, T2, tiptop, … • Semantic match: classifieds (bintro), clinical studies (TrialX.com) • Bigger players buying in • 2010 announcements at SemTech (June): Google, New York Times, Oracle, IBM, Facebook, MS, … • 2008: Gartner identifies Corporate Semantic Web as one of three "High impact" Web technologies • Tool market forming: AllegroGraph, TopBraid, Pellet2, … • O’Reilly “Programming the Semantic Web” • Government projects in and across agencies • Recent open data announcements by UK and US • UK in linked data format, US linked data = 6.4B triples so far • Projects/demos in EU, Japan, Korea, China, India… • SKOS uptake in govt (and private) libraries – cf. LOC lod • Several "verticals" heavily using Semantic Web technologies • Health Care and Life Sciences • Financial services • Human Resources • Publishing/New Media • Sciences other than Life Science • Virtual observatory, Geo ontology, …
This on the Web takes us into “Web 3.0” Web 3.0 Web 2.0 Semantic Web (RDFS, owl) Linked Data (RDF, SPARQL) Web (REST API) Web 3.0 extends current Web applications using Semantic Web technologies and graph-based, open data.
Semantic Search IEEE Computer, Jan 2010; IEEE Computing Now, Feb 2010 (free)
Semantic Search examples T2 (twine.com) TipTop (feeltiptop.com)
Semantic Search examples RPI data-gov wiki
Trialx.com Save lives
Bintro.com Find Jobs
Lots More Web 3.0 Applications
Around the World Sem Web efforts in all of these (only US and UK on site)
The US/UK have a “friendly competition” 2010 “Bring it on Hendler” – Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the WWW and “Data Advisor” to data.gov.uk , twitter @timberners_Lee (20k followers), 4/2010
UK Vocabulary Repository • NONE!!!!