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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Ontologies and Semantic Web

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BE4M36OSW Z,ZK 6 2P+2C
Lecturer:
Petr Křemen (guarantor), Miroslav Blaško, Michal Med
Tutor:
Petr Křemen (guarantor), Miroslav Blaško, Michal Med
Supervisor:
Department of Computer Science
Synopsis:

The course „Ontologies and Semantic Web“ will guide students through current trends and technologies in the semantic web field. Students will learn designing complex ontologies, thesauri, formalizing them in a suitable formal language, querying them and creating semantic web applications on their top. The second part of the course will be devoted to the efficient management of ontological data and other selected topics.

Requirements:

There are no formal requirements for enrollment. However, during

lectures and seminars the knowledge of the following topics is

anticipated - basics of relational databases, predicate logic

calculus and web technologies.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Evolution of the semantic web, semantic web stack

2. Semantic web languages - syntax and semantics of RDF, RDFS

3. Semantic web languages - syntax and semantics of OWL (2), SWRL

4. Semantic web languages - syntax and semantics of SPARQL

5. Ontological engineering, design and modeling of ontologies

6. Ontology design patterns

7. Ontology alignment and ontology matching

8. Thesauri, vocabularies, SKOS

9. Linked Data

10. Persistence of ontologies, triple stores, accessing ontologies

programatically

11. Semantic annotation of web content - microformats, RDF-A

12. Data integration on the semantic web, rule-based systems, selected applications

13. Semantic GIS, GeoSPARQL

14. Selected Topics

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, organization, project assignment

2. Examples on RDF, RDFS, inferencing

3. Examples on OWL, SWRL, inferencing

4. Analysis and design of SPARQL queries

5. Ontology design - example in known domain and comparison to relational databases

6. Ontology design - application of design patterns

7. Examples on ontology matching, consultation on semestral project

8. Design of SKOS thesaurus

9. Linked Data tools

10. Sesame/Virtuoso

11. Design of semantically annotated web page, consultation on semestral project

12. Data integration on the semantic web, consultation on semestral project,

13. GeoSPARQL, consultation on semestral project

14. Submission of the assignment

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1] Staab, S., Studer, R.: Handbook on ontologies. Springer, 2004

[2] Tom Heath and Christian Bizer (2011) Linked Data:Evolving the Web into a Global Data Space. Synthesis Lectures on the Semantic Web: Theory and Technology,1-136. Morgan & Claypool.

[3] Gómez-Pérez, A. Fernández-López, M. Corcho, O. Ontological Engineering. Springer Verlag 2003.

[4] Hitzler, P. Krötzsch, M. Rudolph S. Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies. Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2009, 455 pages, hardcover, ISBN: 9781420090505.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomKN:E-128
Blaško M.
Med M.

09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Cvičebna K3
roomKN:E-311
Blaško M.
Med M.

16:15–17:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Karlovo nám.
Lab K311
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5833806.html