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The social semantic web

Author: John G Breslin; Alexandre Passant; Stefan Decker
Publisher: Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
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Presenting a short overview of both the Social Web and the Semantic Web, this title describes some popular social media and social networking applications, lists their strengths and limitations, and explains some applications of Semantic Web technology to address their shortcomings by enhancing them with semantics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Breslin, John G. (John Gerard).
Social semantic web.
Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2009
(OCoLC)360145000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John G Breslin; Alexandre Passant; Stefan Decker
ISBN: 9783642011726 3642011721 3642011713 9783642011719
OCLC Number: 502433232
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 300 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
1 Introduction to the book --
1.1 Overview --
1.2 Aims of the book, and who will benefit from it? --
1.3 Structure of the book --
1.3.1 Motivation for applying Semantic Web technologies to the Social Web --
1.3.2 Introduction to the Social Web (Web 2.0, social media, social software) --
1.3.3 Adding semantics to the Web --
1.3.4 Discussions --
1.3.5 Knowledge and information sharing --
1.3.6 Multimedia sharing --
1.3.7 Social tagging --
1.3.8 Social sharing of software --
1.3.9 Social networks --
1.3.10 Interlinking online communities --
1.3.11 Social Web applications in enterprise --
1.3.12 Towards the Social Semantic Web --
2 Motivation for applying Semantic Web technologies to the Social Web --
2.1 Web 2.0 and the Social Web --
2.2 Addressing limitations in the Social Web with semantics --
2.3 The Social Semantic Web: more than the sum of its parts --
2.4 A food chain of applications for the Social Semantic Web --
2.5 A practical Social Semantic Web --
3 Introduction to the Social Web (Web 2.0, social media, social software) --
3.1 From the Web to a Social Web --
3.2 Common technologies and trends --
3.2.1 RSS --
3.2.2 AJAX --
3.2.3 Mashups --
3.2.4 Advertising --
3.2.5 The Web on any device --
3.2.6 Content delivery --
3.2.7 Cloud computing --
3.2.8 Folksonomies --
3.3 Object-centred sociality --
3.4 Licensing content --
3.5 Be careful before you post --
3.6 Disconnects in the Social Web --
4 Adding semantics to the Web --
4.1 A brief history --
4.2 The need for semantics --
4.3 Metadata --
4.3.1 Resource Description Framework (RDF) --
4.3.2 The RDF syntax --
4.4 Ontologies --
4.4.1 RDF Schema --
4.4.2 Web Ontology Language (OWL) --
4.5 SPARQL --
4.6 The 8216;lowercase8217; semantic web, including microformats --
4.7 Semantic search --
4.8 Linking Open Data --
4.9 Semantic mashups --
4.10 Addressing the Semantic Web 8216;chicken-and-egg8217; problem --
5 Discussions --
5.1 The world of boards, blogs and now microblogs --
5.2 Blogging --
5.2.1 The growth of blogs --
5.2.2 Structured blogging --
5.2.3 Semantic blogging --
5.3 Microblogging --
5.3.1 The Twitter phenomenon --
5.3.2 Semantic microblogging --
5.4 Message boards --
5.4.1 Categories and tags on message boards --
5.4.2 Characteristics of forums --
5.4.3 Social networks on message boards --
5.5 Mailing lists and IRC --
6 Knowledge and information sharing --
6.1 Wikis --
6.1.1 The Wikipedia --
6.1.2 Semantic wikis --
6.1.3 DBpedia --
6.1.4 Semantics-based reputation in the Wikipedia --
6.2 Other knowledge services leveraging semantics --
6.2.1 Twine --
6.2.2 The Internet Archive --
6.2.3 Powerset --
6.2.4 OpenLink Data Spaces --
6.2.5 Freebase --
7 Multimedia sharing --
7.1 Multimedia management --
7.2 Photo-sharing services --
7.2.1 Modelling RDF data from Flickr --
7.2.3 Annotating images using Semantic Web technologies --
7.3 Podcasts --
7.3.1 Audio podcasts --
7.3.2 Video podcasts --
7.3.3 Adding semantics to podcasts --
7.4 Music-related content --
7.4.1 DBTune and the Music Ontology --
7.4.2 Combining social music and the Semantic Web --
8 Social tagging --
8.1 Tags, tagging and folksonomies --
8.1.1 Overview of tagging --
8.1.2 Issues with free-form tagging systems --
T$25094.
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