A Trilogy of Webs for Machines


In the coming years we will see a revolution of machine knowledge and abilities which will emerge from diff erent activities and trends in three distinct areas connected to the internet: the emerging Web of Data and Web of Services, as well as the Web of Identities, which we define in this paper. These areas are about making accessible, connectable and processable semantic knowledge about data, functions and individuals, respectively. We outline current activities and trends and point out the impact enabled by each of them. After identifying visionary scenarios exploiting the blended knowledge of these activities, we highlight the impact of the webs on the future of the internet.

  author = {Alexander Korth and Benjamin Hirsch and Till Plumbaum and Andreas N"{u}rnberger},
  title = {A Trilogy of Webs for Machines},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Workshop on Linked Data in the Future Internet at the Future Internet Assembly (LinkedDataFIA)},
  year = {2010},
  month = {December},
  owner = {alex},
  timestamp = {2011.01.07},
  url = {http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-700/}
 issn = {1613-0073},
  volume = {700},
  series = {CEUR Workshop Proceedings},
 editor = {S"oren Auer and Stefan Decker and Manfred Hauswirth},
Alexander Korth, Benjamin Hirsch, Till Plumbaum
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