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Re: What is a semantic web application

From: <editor@content-wire.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 19:53:42 +0700
Message-ID: <002f01c838d0$4433af10$b30a010a@waralak>
To: <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Ehsan Sadeghi" <ehsansad48@gmail.com>

I actually refer to semantic applications achieving 'external integration', 
cause we obtain an
integrated view of data but actually the data remains where it is, in 
whatever original format it is
it's just 'wrapped' in xml/rdf so that it can be aggregated as required

right?

Paola Di Maio


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ehsan Sadeghi" <ehsansad48@gmail.com>
To: <semantic-web@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 7:29 PM
Subject: Re: What is a semantic web application


>
>
> Hello,
> Thanks a lot. I have had great inputs, but I think I should add the replay 
> from Ivan Herman here too.
> so here it is:
> *******************************************************
>
> SW is to achieve integration of data on the Web. The various SW
> technologies are tools to achieve that. A SW application is the one
> which, well, does that....
>
> Ehsan Sadeghi wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have been trying to understand the difference betweeb normal web
>> applications and semantic web applications. I have tried different
>> places and books but I have become more confused.
>>  If a system uses RDF or an agent system or an ontology does that make
>> it a semantic web application? or a semantic web application is an
>> application that creates a network of logically connected data/resource
>> with any means? lets say with a database.
>
> Depends... in general, SW application means connected data resources,
> but using the SW tools (ie, at the moment, RDF & co)
>
> Ivan
>>  with regards,
>> Ehsan Sadeghi
>
> -- 
>
> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
> PGP Key: http://www.ivan-herman.net/pgpkey.html
> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
> -- 
> ****************************************************
> Thanks again
>
> Ehsan Sadeghi.
>
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