In This Chapter:
• The Semantic Web and Semantic Technology
• Expert System
• Semantic Technology from Commercial Vendors
• Other Projects, Tools, and Products
• Comments about Web 3.0
• Industry Perspective
This chapter discusses various aspects of Semantic Technology, which has become increasingly important in many vertical markets. The combination of Web 2.0 and Semantic Technology will undoubtedly spur the development of increasingly sophisticated products that will provide meaningful and useful information. In fact, some browser plug-ins (such as Juice™) and search engines (such as Swoogle) have already incorporated some of features of Semantic Technology.
In this chapter, we’ll start with a short ...