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Re: Suggestions for a textbook?

From: Robert Stevens <robert.stevens@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:00:15 +0100
Message-ID: <53E4E5FF.8030504@manchester.ac.uk>
To: "Kirrane, Sabrina" <sabrina.kirrane@deri.org>, Simon Spero <sesuncedu@gmail.com>, Atilla Elši <atilla.elci@gmail.com>
CC: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>


I think I'd go for the 3 days of actual meeting and two days of 
manifesto writing. I have a tendency twoards less being more, but if 
folk think five days can be filled sensibly then  I'm open to persusion.

Robert.

On 08/08/2014 15:51, Kirrane, Sabrina wrote:
> Hi Atilla,
>
> I will be teaching a new module on semantic web next semester and I 
> have decided to go with a combination of the following:
>
> [1] A Semantic Web Primer
> By Paul Groth, Frank van Harmelen, Rinke Hoekstra
>
> [2] Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist: Effective Modeling in 
> RDFS and OWL
> Dean Allemang, James Hendler
>
> [3] Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies
> By Pascal Hitzler, Markus Krotzsch, Sebastian Rudolph
>
> [4] Linked Data: Evolving the Web Into a Global Data Space
> By Tom Heath, Christian Bizer
>
> [1] gives a good overview of the various technologies (RDF, RDFS, 
> SPARQL, OWL, Ontologies and Rules) and how they fit together. However, 
> it only scratches the surface, therefore I would suggest [2] as a 
> practical guide for developing applications using these technologies 
> and [3] for a more in-dept look at the theory underpinning them.
> Whereas [4] gives an excellent overview, how these technologies and 
> others are being used to build a web of data.
> Both [1] and [3] have exercises at the end of each chapter.
>
> I would be interesting in knowing what others are using.
> Regards,
> Sabrina
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Simon Spero [sesuncedu@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* 08 August 2014 15:08
> *To:* Atilla Elši
> *Cc:* semantic-web@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: Suggestions for a textbook?
>
> This might be suitable for a computer science course, but as the name 
> suggests is focused on foundations.
>
> @Book{FOST, author = {Pascal Hitzler and Markus Kr{\"o}tzsch and 
> Sebastian Rudolph}, title = {Foundations of Semantic Web 
> Technologies}, year = {2009}, publisher = {Chapman \&{} Hall/CRC} }
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Foundations-Semantic-Technologies-Textbooks-Computing/dp/142009050X/
>
> On Aug 8, 2014 9:25 AM, "Atilla Elši" <atilla.elci@gmail.com 
> <mailto:atilla.elci@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi all,
>
>     What would be a good textbook on semantic Web technology and
>     applications for an intro grad course? If no suitable textbook is
>     available, then please suggest suitable books for reading assignments.
>
>     Thanks in advance.
>
>     Cheers,
>
>     Atilla Elci, PhD.
>
>     *https://www.linkedin.com/nhome/updates?topic=5900180495760658433*
>
>     *http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/1423*
>
>     http://member.acm.org/~aelci <http://member.acm.org/%7Eaelci>
>
>     http://aksaray.academia.edu/AtillaEl%C3%A7i
>
>     http://lnkd.in/i4RAxn
>
>     http://eem.aksaray.edu.tr/
>
>     http://www.sinconf.org/
>
>     PS: nemo judex in sua causa
>

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