Research paper the representation of geographical information by Gianluca Correndo, Manuel Salvadores, Yang Yang, Nicholas Gibbins and Nigel Shadbolt
Research paper on using the Web for cultural modelling by Paul R. Smart, Winston R. Sieck, and Nigel R. Shadbolt
Research paper presenting an algorithm for RDF data mediation by Gianluca Correndo, Manuel Salvadores, Ian Millard, Hugh Glaser and Nigel Shadbolt
Research paper on the representation of geographical information by Gianluca Correndo, Alberto Granzotto, Manuel Salvadores, Wendy Hall, and Nigel Shadbolt
Wendy Hall and Nigel Shadbolt’s keynote presentation at the Online Information Conference 2009, 1-3 December, 2009, Olympia Conference Centre, London.
Keynote presentation at the Online Information Conference 2009, 1-3 December, 2009, Olympia Conference Centre, London.
Research paper by Kieron OHara, Tim Berners-Lee, Wendy Hall & Nigel Shadbolt
“A New Way of Finding Information: Basic Technologies of the Semantic Web. A vital factor in the way the World Wide Web has revolutionized research has been its radical decentralization: any page can link to any other. This decentralization is scalable and removes bottlenecks in supply. Navigation can be via associational links, maintaining relevance, or key-word search, which allows the user a measure of control that makes a suitably connected computer a virtual, near-universal library.” …
Nigel Shadbolt and Tim Berners-Lee in The Times
“We all recognise the power of information. It guides our behaviour and decisions. It tells us when the trains run and when the roads are jammed, how schools, hospitals and police are performing. We live in an age in which the essential raw material is information; data with a context. It underpins our economy and our society.” ….
Wendy Hall in “Computing”
“The web has been a transformational technology and an incredibly powerful tool, today largely made up of linked documents. But as it continues to evolve and to achieve its full promise as a global information space, we need to link the data embedded in documents, databases, spreadsheets and wherever else it might be lurking. Linking data using new web standards will create an information fabric that will be even more powerful than that which we experience at the moment.” …