Presentation on theme: "WWW2006 24 May 20061 EC Semantic Web Research Current Activities Horst Forster European Commission DG Information Society and Media Directorate E « Content."— Presentation transcript:
WWW2006 24 May 20061 EC Semantic Web Research Current Activities Horst Forster European Commission DG Information Society and Media Directorate E « Content » WWW2006 Conference, Edinburgh, 24 May 2006
WWW2006 24 May 20062 Range of EC support Foundational research Algorithms Tools Toolkits Frameworks Federated deployment Methodologies Validation
WWW2006 24 May 20063 Lifecycles and integration Knowledge is expensive to –Capture –Manage –Map –Search –Reason with –Distribute
WWW2006 24 May 20065 Application domains Knowledge is expensive but ignorance more so: –Data integration in lifesciences, GIS, procurement –Reasoning in science, enterprise –Modelling in science, multimedia production
WWW2006 24 May 20066 Some problems solved, many still open Almost solved –Information extraction for restricted domains –Standards and basic infrastructure Much more work needed –Semantic Web usability –Scalability –Decentralisation and interoperability –Situatedness
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