TITLE: Ontologies and Rules for the Semantic Web
PRESENTER: Grigoris Antoniou
AFFILIATION: University of Crete, Greece
DATE: Thursday 4th September 2003
PLACE: CSE K17 1st Floor Seminar Room
In this talk we will give a brief overview of the current design of the Semantic Web. Its current state is strongly based on and biased towards descriptio logic based ontology languages. However the concept of rules is gaining importance. We will discuss which role rule technology can be expected to play, either in conjunction with description logics or as an alternative
BIOGRAPHY OF SPEAKER:
Grigoris Antoniou is a Professor at the University of Crete, Greece. He has spent most of his academic career in Germany and Australia, and held previously professorial appointments in both countries. His main research interests lie in knowledge representation and it applications. His is author of over 100 technical papers, and author of two books. His book on the Semantic Web will be published by the MIT Press in early 2004.
School of Computer Science & Engineering, UNSW.