This video lecture starts with an overview of the requirements for defining and using ontologies on the Web. It then outlines the main concepts and issues associated with the Web ontology languages, RDF, RDF Schema and OWL. By the end of this presentation viewers will have gained a basic understanding of the principles underlying OWL. Also quickly covers the basics of the RDF Data Model.

Keywords: RDF Schema, Web Ontology Language (OWL), Ontology, Description Logics, Inferencing
Author: Bechhofer, Sean
Date created: 2007-11-22 05:00:00.000
Time required: P45M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: professional
Interactivity type: expositive

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