Tentative Schedule

My schedules are - as always - tentative and subject to change. If you have topics you would like to see addressed - do so at your earliest convenience.

Week
Class Meeting

Mondays
12:15-14:45
WH C 537
Exercise
due as indicated
Materials that might be useful for addressing the topics before class
15 08.
04.
Session 1
Introduction to Semantic Modelling and the Semantic Web

Lab 1:
GeoNames

Due week 16

Lotico: a  Semantic Social Network that brings Location,Time, Community and concepts together

Sinclair Target, Whatever happened to the Semantic Web?, 27 May 2018
16
15.
04.
Session 2
What is the Semantic Web supposed to be?
What can I do with it?
Does ChatGPT use the Semantic Web?
Lab 2:
Hello Semantic World Web

Due week 17

 
Read T. Berners-Lee, J. Hendler, and O. Lassila. The Semantic Web. Scientific American 284 (May 2001): 34-43

George Sivulka, SemanticSearch + ChatGPT, 13 December 2022

Will the Semantic Web Change Education?
Kendall Clark, Bijan Parsia, and Jim Hendler
17
22.
04.

Session 3
Modelling Information with RDF

Lab 3: RDF

Due week 18

RDF Primer

Validating RDF with Data Shapes (20 minutes video)
Jose Emilio Labra Gayo &
Eric Prud’hommeaux
18
29.
04.


Session 4
Introduction to Ontologies

Lab 4: My First Ontology

Due week 20

A. Johannes Pretorius, Ontologies - Introduction and Overview. From an unpublished Master's Thesis.

Natalya F. Noy  and Deborah L. McGuinness, Ontology Development 101: A Guide to Creating Your First Ontology

Ian Horrocks. 2008. Ontologies and the semantic web. Commun. ACM 51, 12 (December 2008), 58-67. DOI=10.1145/1409360.1409377 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1409360.1409377 to the Moodle area!

WebVowl
19
06.
05.

Session 5

Basic OWL


Browse through W3C Semantic Web & Semanticweb.org I will be using Allemang & Hendler, Chapter 9, and the nice slides from Antoniou and van Harmelen.

Ian Horrocks: "KR and the Semantic Web: What We Did Right (and Wrong)"

20
13.
05.

Session 6
Counting and sets in OWL

Finding problems in an ontology

Online only

Lab 5: OWL Pizzeria

Due week 22

 

Allemang & Hendler Chapter 10 (Slides)
21
20.
05
Pfingstmontag


22
27.
05.

Session 7

OWL inference
Ontology Alignment



Lab 6: Ontology Queries

Due week 23

I will be using Hebeler Chapter 5

23
03.
06.
Session 8
Logic
Non-Monotonic reasoning

Lab 7:
Logic

Due week 24

Stefan Waner and Steven R. Costenoble. Introduction to Logic, especially chapter 5

Can you do any of these Lewis Carroll puzzles?
24 10.
06.


Session 9

Wikidata

SPARQL



Lab 8:
WikiData


Due week 25
 

An Introduction to SPARQL

Video: SPARQL in 11 minutes

SPARQL for Humanists

SPARQL Wikibook

WikiData - Wikidata glossary

Lurk on #wikidata @ libera

Evenstein Sigalov, S., Nachmias, R. (2023). Investigating the potential of the semantic web for education: Exploring Wikidata as a learning platform. Educ Inf Technol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-023-11664-1

25
17.
06.
Session 10

Linked (Open) Data
Ethical implications of LOD


Lab 9:
Linked Open Data

Due week 26

 

Linked Data on Wikipedia

LOD Cloud

Introduction to Linked Data. European Commission 2014

Blaney, J. (2017, modified 2021). Introduction to the Principles of Linked Open Data, in Programming Historian [Web site]

Berners-Lee, T. (2006). Linked Data. [Web site] https://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html

Edquist, A., Gernnan, L., Griffiths, S. & Rowshankish, K. (2022, September 23). Data Ethics: What it means and what it takes. [Web site] https://www.mckinsey.com/capabilities/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/data-ethics-what-it-means-and-what-it-takes

Allison-Cassin, S. & Scott,MD. (2018). Wikidata: a platform for your library's linked open data

26
24.
06.
Session 11

Setting up our
WikiProject projects


 

Wikidata:WikiProjects

Current project: Government project, Govdirectory Wikiproject, govdirectory.org

Old projects: Degrees project - Hospitals project

Uploading with QuickStatements (Help)

27
01.
07.
Session 12

Project work in the lab

 


28
08.
07.

Session 13

Project work in groups
Teacher is not in class


 
29
15.
07.

Session 14

Project work in the lab


 

 30
22.
07.
Session 15

The future of Semantic Web: Intelligent Agents?

 

Read the newest paper from Hendler: Cognitive Extension and the Web

Read a newish paper from Nigel Shadbolt, Wendy Hal and Tim Berners-Lee, Semantic Web Revisited, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 21(3) pp. 96 - 101

Heiner Stuckenschmidt (2012) Data Semantics on the Web. In: J Data Semant 1:1–9, DOI 10.1007/s13740-012-0003-z

 31
29.
07.
Session 16
Project presentation
Summary discussion

  Semantic Web Misconceptions

 



 

 

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