Cambridge Semantic Web Monthly Meetup

Overview of Semantic Web

presented by Lee Feigenbaum, Co-founder Cambridge Semantics 

This 90 minute talk will present a nuts-and-bolts introduction to many of the W3C Semantic Web technologies. We will motivate the introductions with use cases and examples, and we will also attempt to dispel some of the myths and some of the hype around the Semantic Web.

The intro will cover the following technologies:

  •    RDF (data model)
  •    RDFS (schema language)
  •    OWL (ontology language)
  •    SPARQL (query language)
  •    RDFa (embedding RDF in HTML)

Please Note:

Kiva conference room at MIT Stata Ctr, 4th floor

90 minute presentation

Attendance is capped to 120.  Please RSVP if you are coming.

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  • mak

    I was generally aware of the Semantic Web. Lee's presentation put a framework on my understanding. I am looking forward to the Sparql presentation next month.

    November 11, 2011

  • Hugh M.

    excellent. A great 101 on Semantic Web.

    November 9, 2011

  • David M.

    Great overview. Thanks, Lee!

    November 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Content rich by a knowledgeable presenter. He repeated the audience questions, which always helps but people seldom do.

    November 9, 2011

  • John B.

    One of the most accessible and informative presentations I have ever attended!

    Lee Feigenbaum is a gifted teacher. His authoratative and articulate explanantion of such a potentially confusing collection of technologies was absolutely brilliant.

    Thanks, Lee and William.

    November 9, 2011

  • Bob S.

    Great attempt at covering a lot of material.

    November 9, 2011

  • Caryn-Amy R.

    Excellent overview meeting. Very informative about the state of the technology and where standards and practices are converging. I look forward to more.

    November 9, 2011

  • Dan

    Great presentation - thanks, Lee!

    November 9, 2011

  • vitaly

    It was great. Nice presentation, very useful.

    November 9, 2011

  • Matt R.

    The speaker was great, and everyone was knowledgeable and contributing to the conversation.

    November 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Overall it was a good meeting and Lee gave a nice presentation. There was a lot of material presented and a lot of questions. A lot of food for thought there.

    November 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wonderful presentation.

    November 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great introduction! Thanks so much for sharing expertise! Looking forward to the coming session!

    November 9, 2011

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