The Search for Meaning on the Web: The Semantic Web and Managing a Lifetime's Information

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Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web (WWW) was not his original aim, which was closer to what we now call the Semantic or Data Web (SW): documents and images where the system itself ‘understands’ its content as the WWW certainly does not, any more than a television knows what it is showing. 

Professor Wilks will describe the Semantic Web and its origin in annotation methods from the humanities and will argue the need for this form of AI to manage a lifetime’s information on the web.

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This event was on Tue, 15 Jan 2019

Yorick Wilks

Professor Yorick Wilks

Visiting Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Yorick Wilks is Visiting Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Gresham College.

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