Course Name: 

Semantic Web Technologies (IT412)


B.Tech (IT)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Introduction to the Semantic Web – What is Semantics; Syntax, Structure and Semantics, Layered Cake Architecture; Structured Web Documents and Resource Description Framework – Understanding content, Metadata, metadata standards, XML + metadata specification, RDF and metadata processing; Programming with RDF/XML; Web Ontology Language (OWL) - Ontology, Domain Modeling, Logic, Inferencing, Context; Logic Reasoning for the Semantic Web - Classification and semantic metadata extraction techniques: statistical, statistical learning/AI, lexical and natural language, knowledge based; Programming with Ontology; Semantic Applications - demonstrating power of semantic technology for services, search, personalization, contextual directory and custom/enterprise applications; next generation semantic content management, Review of some of the active projects (e.g., SHOE, OntoBroker, InfoQuilt) and initiatives (OntoWeb, DAML) and Recent Trends.


Pascal Hitzler et al, Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies, Chapman & Hall, 2009.
Karin Breitman et al, Semantic Web: Concepts, Technologies and Applications, Springer, 2010.
Grigoris Antoniou and Frank van Harmelen, A Semantic Web Primer, The MIT Press, 2nd Edition, 2008.
John Hebeler, Matthew Fisher, Ryan Blace, Andrew Perez-Lopez, Semantic Web Programming, Wiley, 2009.


Information Technology

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Department of Information Technology,
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
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