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This hugely topical textual content considers the development of the following new release of the net, referred to as the Semantic internet. this may allow pcs to immediately devour Web-based details, overcoming the human-centric concentration of the net because it stands at this time, and expediting the development of a complete new category of knowledge-based functions that would intelligently make the most of internet content.

The textual content is based into 3 major sections on wisdom illustration suggestions, reasoning with multi-agent platforms, and information companies. for every of those themes, the textual content presents an summary of the cutting-edge thoughts and the preferred criteria which were outlined. quite a few small programming examples are given, which exhibit how the advantages of the Semantic internet applied sciences will be learned today. the most theoretical effects underlying all of the applied sciences are provided, and the most difficulties and examine concerns which stay are summarized.
Based on a direction on 'Multi-Agent platforms and the Semantic net' taught on the collage of Edinburgh, this article is perfect for final-year undergraduate and graduate scholars in arithmetic, laptop technology, synthetic Intelligence, and good judgment and researchers attracted to Multi-Agent platforms and the Semantic internet

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Davies. Towards the Semantic Web: Ontology-Driven Knowledge Management. Wiley, 2003. 5. D. Fensel. Ontologies: A Silver Bullet for Knowledge Management and Electronic Commerce. Springer-Verlag, 2001. 6. D. Fensel, J. Hendler, H. Lieberman, and W. Wahlster. Spinning the Semantic Web: Bringing the World Wide Web to Its Full Potential. MIT Press, 2003. 7. A. Gómez-Pérez, M. Fernández-López, and O. Corcho. Ontological Engineering: With Examples from the Areas of Knowledge Management, E-Commerce and the Semantic Web.

Knowledge services are the means by which computation is performed on the Semantic Web. A service is a software component that can be invoked by an external entity to perform some task. There are essentially two different kinds of knowledge services: those that provide knowledge, and those that transform knowledge. g. to access a resource such as a knowledge base. g. to perform a particular kind of inference on a collection of knowledge. In essence, the knowledge providers are a wrapper around ontologies, and knowledge transformers a wrapper around agents.

Is There an Intelligent Agent in Your Future? Nature—Web Matters, (3), March 1999. 10. J. Hendler. Agents on the Web. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 16(2): 30–7, March 2001. 11. G. Schreiber, H. Akkermans, A. Anjewierden, R. de Hoog, N. Shadbolt, W. Van de Velde, and B. Wielinga. Knowledge Engineering and Management: The CommonKADS Methodology. MIT Press, 1999. 12. K. Sycara and M. Paolucci. Ontologies in Agent Architectures. In Handbook on Ontologies in Information Systems. Springer-Verlag, 2004. 13.

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