The Semantic Web is not ...
Artificial Intelligence on the Web
A purely academic research topic
- it uses elements of logic ...
- ... but it is much more down-to-Earth
- it is all about properly representing and characterizing metadata
- AI systems may use the metadata of the SW
- SW is out of the university labs now
- lots of applications exist already
- big players of the industry use it (Sun, Adobe, HP, IBM, Nokia, ...)
- much is still to be done