Jim Hendler’s Keynote at ESWC 2016

Jim Hendler at ESWC 2016/ John Dominique ©2016/cc by
Jim Hendler at ESWC 2016/ John Dominique ©2016/cc by

WST Chair, and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences, Jim Hendler gave the keynote address at the European Semantic Web Conference 2016 in Heraklion, Crete this morning. In his talk, W(h)ither OWL in a Linked Data, Knowledge Graphed World?, Professor Hendler discussed the limitations of Web Ontology Language (OWL), a Semantic Web logic-based language that is used to represent relations between things. His talk focused on how and why the adoption OWL has failed to live up to expectations, and the possible futures of knowledge description on the Web.

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