Academic Efforts are Important
Because industry is too fast and short-sighted.
Great news that
Aduna, Altova, Ontoprise, and TopQuadrant are commercial
- old successes like OWL-S/RDF/RDF-S
- new work like WSMO and SAWSDL
and that Oracle is building RDF databases.
And we academics have better tools and better theory for
But we need either to be industrially-relevant or
come up with an amazing application.
So let's look at the barriers to
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