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Course Detail

Course Name Semantic Web Technologies
Course Code 18CA437
Program M. C. A., M. C. A. ( Offered at Mysuru Campus )
Credits Three
Year Taught 2018
Degree Postgraduate (PG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


Introduction to Semantic Web: Semantic Web Concepts- Need for the Semantic Web- Information Overload – Stovepipe Systems – Poor Content Aggregation – XML and the Semantic Web – Web Services and the Semantic Web -Current Applications of the Semantic Web – Business Case for the Semantic Web Decision Support Business Development – Information Sharing and Knowledge. Understanding the Resource Description Framework: What Is RDF – Capturing Knowledge with RDF – Other RDF Features – RDF Schema – Non-Contextual Modelling. Web Ontology Language: Motivation and Overview – The OWL Language- Defining the Ontology Spectrum – Thesaurus, Logical Theory – Ontology – Topic Maps Standards and Concepts – Occurrence – Association – Subject Descriptor – Scope.

Ontologies: Overview of Ontologies – Ontology Example – Definitions – Syntax – Structure – Semantics – and Pragmatics – Expressing Ontologies Logically – Ontology and Semantic Mapping Problem. Knowledge Representation: Languages – Formalisms, Logics – Description Logics – Ontology Design and Management using the Protege Editor – Ontology Reasoning with Pellet/FACT++, Ontology Querying with SPARQL.

Text Books

  1. Michael C. Daconta, Leo J. Obrst and Kevin T. Smith, “The Semantic Web: A Guide to the Future of XML, Web Services, and Knowledge Management”, Fourth Edition, Wiley Publishing, June 2003.
  2. Jeffrey T. Pollock, “Semantic Web FOR DUMMIES”, Wiley Publishing, 2009.
  3. John Davies, Rudi Studer and Paul Warren John, “Semantic Web Technologies: Trends and Research in Ontology-based Systems”, John Wiley and Sons, 2006.
  4. John Davies, Dieter Fensel and Frank Van Harmelen, “Towards the Semantic Web: Ontology-Driven Knowledge Management”, John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

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