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Semantic Web/LD at a Crossroads: Into the Garbage Can or to Theory?

Semantic Web/LD at a Crossroads: Into the Garbage Can or to Theory?

This video was recorded at 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Heraklion 2012. From Greek mythology (abbreviated from the Wikipedia): Scylla and Charybdis were mythical sea monsters noted by Homer. Scylla was rationalized as a rock shoal (described as a six-headed sea monster) and Charybdis was a whirlpool. They were regarded as a sea hazard located close enough to each other that they posed an inescapable threat to passing sailors; avoiding Charybdis meant passing too close to Scylla and vice versa. According to Homer, Odysseus was forced to choose which monster to confront while passing through the strait… Since its inception Semantic Web research projects have tried to sail the strait between the Scylla of overly theoretical irrelevance and the Charybdis of non-scientific... Show More

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