Course Name: 

Semantic Web Technologies (IT421)


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)- 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 Ontologies; Semantic Applications- semantic technology for services, search, personalization, contextual/custom/ enterprise applications; Linked Open data and next generation semantic content management; Research trends and open issues.


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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