Designing a Semantic Web Path to e-Science

Di Donato, Francesca Designing a Semantic Web Path to e-Science., 2005 . In SWAP : Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives (2nd : 2005 : Trento), Trento (Italy), 14-16 December 2005. [Conference paper]


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This paper aims at designing a possible path of convergence between the Open Access and the Semantic Web communities. In section 1, it focuses on the problems that the current Web has to face to become a fully effective research means, with particular regard to the question of selection according to subjective quality criteria. Section 2 exposes the main principles and standards which lie behind the Open Access movement, and tries to demonstrate that the Open Access community is a fertile ground where to experiment Semantic Web technologies. Finally, section 3 sketches a number of practical strategies and suggests the combination of existing tools for e-Science, in order to create a real Semantic Web of scientific knowledge. The proceedings of the 2nd Italian Semantic Web Workshop are published as volume 166 of the series 'CEUR Workshop Proceedings' (ISSN 1613-0073).

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Open access, semantic web, e-Science, Open Archives Initiative, OAI, protocol for metadata harvesting, OAI-PMH, Dublin Core, Berlin Declaration, XML
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Francesca Di Donato
Date deposited: 11 Dec 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02

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