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University of Texas at Austin
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Inf 385t - Special Topics in Information Science
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How to Make a Semantic Web Browser Dennis Quan David R Karger IBM T J Watson Research Center 1 Rogers Street Cambridge MA 02142 USA MIT CSAIL 200 Technology Square Cambridge MA 02139 USA dennisq us ibm com karger theory lcs mit edu entire space of Web information viewing information without concern for location and using a simple point and click interface to navigate from any Web page to others that it referenced ABSTRACT Two important architectural choices underlie the success of the Web numerous independently operated servers speak a common protocol and a single type of client the Web browser provides point and click access to the content and services on these decentralized servers However because HTML marries content and presentation into a single representation end users are often stuck with inappropriate choices made by the Web site designer of how to work with and view the content RDF metadata on the Semantic Web does not have this limitation users can gain direct access to the underlying information and control how it is presented for themselves This principle forms the basis for our Semantic Web browser an end user application that automatically locates metadata and assembles point and click interfaces from a combination of relevant information ontological specifications and presentation knowledge all described in RDF and retrieved dynamically from the Semantic Web With such a tool na ve users can begin to discover explore and utilize Semantic Web data and services Because data and services are accessed directly through a standalone client and not through a central point of access e g a portal new content and services can be consumed as soon as they become available In this way we take advantage of an important sociological force that encourages the production of new Semantic Web content by remaining faithful to the decentralized nature of the Web Though substantial the powerful information access capability engendered by the Web has its limitations Through



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