Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Lab #3 - News-Academic Searches on the Semantic Web (edited citations)

News/Journalism

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1) "Semaview launches first global networked calendar for Windows"

This article is a subject of news-breaking articles, as the semantic web's new development is the first of its kind to have an integrated global search engine, "allowing anyone to search for events occurring around the world and add them to their personal schedule". It seems that this artcle is of the informative matter in a news style on the Sematic Web
7/10
Anonymous. (2004). Semaview launches first global networked calendar for Windows. Technology in Government, Vol. 11, 22.



Academic

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2) "The Role of Metadata in the Statistical Knowledge Network: An Emerging Research Agenda"

This is an artile that explicitly defines the semantic web in combination with Metadata (data about data) and Statistical Knowledge Network (SKN). It "express the importance of metadata in supporting integration of information across multiple sources". The source provides integral data to the subject which helps users to find the statistical information that is needed and helps in understanding what they find.
8/10

Hert, Carol A.; Denn, Sheila; Haas, Stephanie W. (2004). The Role of Metadata in the Statistical Knowledge Network: An Emerging Research Agenda. Social Science Computer Review, 22, 92-99.

News/Journalism

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3) "Spinning a smarter Web: the semantic Web promises to make information more meaningful"

This article details the Semantic web with context to the way it makes information not only easier to find but more useful information in general. The promises that the sematic web hopes to bring for the future is of the most extrodinary kind, creating a whole new wave on usefula dn meangingful information accesible to the average searcher on the internet.

9/10

Bowness, Sue (2004). Spinning a smarter Web: the semantic Web promises to make information more meaningful. Information Highways, 11-3, 16. Retrieved January 25, 2005, from CBCA Reference.


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