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The GRID, the Semantic Web and Web Services: Balancing wishful thinking with reality

Henry S. Thompson
British Computer Society, Edinburgh, 2005-10-26

Web Services-Semantic Web

Web Services

Semantic Web

The Origins of the Semantic Web

First Requirements for Metadata

Meaning is at the Core

Web Services and the GRID

Those Who do not Study History

The History of the Knowledge Representation Problem

The Missing Inference Engine

How is a KR System like a Piano?

The Semantic Web Today

The Semantic Web Tomorrow

The reality of Web Services

Practical implications

Getting involved -- W3C Semantic Web work today

RDF Data Access Working Group

Best Practives and Deployment

Planning Workshops