IT805 (2018 Curriculum)

Course Name: 

Topics in Web Semantics (IT805) (2018 Curriculum)


M.Tech (IT)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Semantics vs. Syntax, Structure, Formal Languages, Semantic Web Architecture, Vocabularies (Dublin Core, RSS, FOAF); Taxonomies – Descriptive Taxonomies, Navigational Taxonomies, Data Management Vocabulary, Roles of taxonomy in Content Management, Building and Maintaining taxonomies; Structured Web Documents and Resource Description Framework – metadata standards, RDF and metadata processing; Knowledge Organization Systems; Classification of organization systems; Relationship Models; Programming with RDF/XML; Web Ontology Language (OWL) - Ontology, Domain Modeling - Logic, Inferencing, Context; Programming with Ontology; Logic Reasoning for the Semantic Web - Classification and semantic metadata extraction using statistical, statistical learning/AI, lexical and natural language, knowledge based techniques; Linked Data, Role of Agents, Semantic Web and Intelligent Agents; Semantic Applications, Review of some of active projects and W3C initiatives, Contributions of IR, AI, Logic, and NLP to Semantic Web and Research 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.
Semantic Web – W3C


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