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Course Detail

Course Name Semantic Web
Course Code 15CSE366
Program B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

The semantic web vision – introduction to semantic web technologies – a layered approach, Describing web resources – RDF data model, RDF syntax, RDF Schema, Querying the semantic web – SPARQL infrastructure, matching patterns, Filters, organizing the results, querying the schema, adding information with SPARQL update.

Unit 2

Web ontology Language – introduction, requirement of ontology languages, the OWL language, Logics and Inferences – Monotonic rules and semantics, OWL2 RL, rules inference format, SWRL, SPIN, Rule ML.

Unit 3

Ontology Engineering – Constructing ontologies manually, Reusing existing ontologies, Semiautomatic ontology acquisition, ontology mapping, semantic web applications architecture, Applications – BBC artists, BBC world Cup 2010 website, government data,

Text Books

  • Paul Groth, Frank van Harmelen, Rinke Hoekstra, “A Semantic Web Primer”, Third edition, MIT Press, 2012


  • Pascal Hitzler, Markus Krotzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, “Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies”, CRC Press, 2009.
  • Karin Breitman, Marco Antonio Casanova, Walt Truszkowski, “Semantic Web: Concepts, Technologies and Applications”, Springer Science &Business Media, 2007

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