The following are some Semantic Web Resources that may help people learn more about the Semantic Web.
The Semantic Web
by Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler, and Ora Lassila
An effort to help computers better understand content and data on the Web, and enable it to be shared widely and quickly. This is one of the first and one of the most well known papers about the Semantic Web.
by R. Guha (IBM Research), Rob McCool (Knowledge Systems Lab), and Eric Miller (W3C/MIT)
A look at some of the early challenges on the Semantic Web, differing from crawling the Web of pages, to collect information from the Web of Data. This includes a look at Documents vs Real World Objects, Human vs Machine Readable Information, and the Relation between the HTML & Semantic Web.
A description of an Ontology being used by Google that extracts attributes from a query stream, and then “uses the best extractions to seed attribute extraction from text.”
As their subtitle says, “…or how to link data and schemas across the web.”
Interesting discussions and papers about question-answering on the Web.
A free HTML version of a book about the Web of data, and how that data might be linked together in a number of different places, and how that can help someone whom may want or need that data.
Wikidata: A Free Collaborative Knowledge Base –
BY Denny Vrandeci ˇ C. and Marcus Krotzsch
A little about the history and Purpose behind Wikidata.
Freebase: A Collaboratively Created Graph Database For Structuring Human Knowledge
by Kurt Bollacker, Colin Evans, Praveen Paritosh, Tim Sturge, Jamie Taylor
Freebase was intended as repository of data for the Web in tuple format, to be used with Web applications.