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RE: semantic web applications

From: Danny Ayers <danny@isacat.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 20:19:42 +0100
To: "Cromer, Deborah" <Deborah.Cromer@team.telstra.com>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
also see http://www.w3.org/RDF/

more specific to interpretation maybe : TimBL's cwm stuff archived at

something new from Bijan Parsia on RDF with Prolog :

there's also a good set of links at http://www.semanticweb.org

Danny Ayers

>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
>[mailto:www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Andrei S. Lopatenko
>Sent: 30 July 2001 09:26
>To: Cromer, Deborah
>Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
>Subject: Re: semantic web applications
>Dear Deborah
>If you are interesting in extracting information from RDF and reasoning
>I think you can use
>SiLRI (Simple Logic-based RDF Interpreter) - Java-implemented logic-based
>engine with RDF support (Frame-logic)
>Look, please, http://www.w3.org/TandS/QL/QL98/pp/queryservice.html for
>SILRI - http://ontobroker.semanticweb.org/silri/
>Of course, Ontobroker (commercial)
>SWI-Prolog system
>Good article about it
>Or parsing RDF using parsers such as Jena
>S. Melnik's  parser somewhere at
>and then reasoning using Prolog engines and RDF query engines such as
>If you are interesting in collecting RDF information scattered on web pages
>RDF Crawler could be a good tools for you
>Best regards
>MSc Andrei S. Lopatenko
>Vienna University of Technology
>Extension Centre
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Cromer, Deborah" <Deborah.Cromer@team.telstra.com>
>To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
>Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 2:55 AM
>Subject: semantic web applications
>> Hi,
>> I am pretty new to thisrdf/semantic web, so I apologise if this is the
>> mailing list ot be posting to, but I am hoping that someone will be able
>> help me / point me in the right direction.
>> I have been reading up on all the possiblities of the semantic
>web, and am
>> in the following position. I have found many applications which help with
>> defining ontologies, and anotating webpages etc, but very few (in fact
>> applications which interpret rdf/ daml. I am not interested in actually
>> writing the rdf, what I would like is an application which can understand
>> it, and make inferences / perfom actions based on the content of an
>> web page.
>> I have so far come across WebScripter (http://www.isi.edu/webscripter/)
>> which seems to help somewhat, but is not publicly availiable yet.
>> Are there any other applications out there whcih help me to do this?
>> Thanks,
>> Deborah
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