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SEMANTIC WEB AND LINKED DATA

CODE 80459
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 11160 COMPUTER ENGINEERING (LM-32) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-INF/05
    LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The Semantic Web and Linked Data technologies are the fulcrum of this teaching: starting from XML and RDF up to the conceptual representations in OWL. These technologies, and the associated methodologies, will be used in the design and implementation of "smart" user interfaces, which exploit ontologies and open and linked data.
    Finally, software tools and use cases will be presented to compare Semantic Web and Machine Learning in the management of datasets and complex systems.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Semantic Web technologies. You will learn how to collect information form linked data and metadata to represent knowledge an build knowledge bases, and how to access and benefit from semantic web technologies applied to smart applications in a H2020 perspective.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course the student will acquire skills and competencies related to design and implementation of “smart” apps and services based on semantic technologies.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures and thematic seminars will be provided during the fall semester. Online activities will be delivered through UniGe digital platforms to permit a continuous assessment of students' competencies.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    1. Introduction to Semantic Web as Web of Data: XML-based technologies, pros&cons, software tools for open and linked data interchange.
    2. Semantic Languages for description, annotation, query and knowledge representation: RDF, RDF-S, SPARQL, OWL.
    3. Ontologies and metadata for the Semantic Web: annotation of digital resources through standard metadata (Dublin Core, Linked Data), ontology design for semantic search engines and reasoners.
    4. Design and implementation of smart applications and semantic web services.
    5. Deep Learning and Semantic Web with large dataset.
    6. Linked Data Programming and Semantic Knowledge Mining

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    GIANNI VIARDO VERCELLI (President)

    ANTONIO BOCCALATTE

    GIOVANNI ADORNI (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral presentation of the assigned final project and evaluation of intermediate online activities.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam grading is based on the mean average between scores of continuous evaluation of online activities carried out during the semester (50%) and the oral presentation of the assigned final project on course topics (50%).

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    11/01/2023 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
    02/02/2023 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
    06/06/2023 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
    12/07/2023 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
    05/09/2023 14:30 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with disabilities or learning disorders are allowed to use specific modalities and supports that will be determined on a case-by-case basis in agreement with the Delegate of the Engineering courses in the Committee for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities, prof. Francesco Curatelli. Students are invited to contact the teacher and copy the Delegate (francesco.curatelli@unige.it).