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About the Book

Semantic Web Programming provides both hands-on examples and in-depth technical explorations of the technologies and standards of the Semantic Web. The goal of the book is to provide developers with an invaluable resource that can be used initially as a resource for learning and later as an invaluable reference. Below you will find a full listing of the chapters contained in the book, which are divided into four major parts, each building on the previous.

Part One – Introducing Semantic Web Programming

1. Preparing to Program a Semantic Web of Data
2. Hello Semantic Web World

Part Two – Foundations of Semantic Web Programming

3. Modeling Information
4. Incorporating Semantics
5. Modeling Knowledge in the Real World
6. Discovering Information
7. Adding Rules

Part Three – Building Semantic Web Applications

8. Applying a Programming Framework
9. Combining Information
10. Aligning Information
11. Sharing Information

Part Four – Expanding Semantic Web Programming

12. Developing and Using Semantic Services
13. Managing Space and Time
14. Semantic Web Patterns and Best Practices
15. Moving Forward


Appendix A – RDF
Appendix B – The OWL Web Ontology Language
Appendix C – SWRL
Appendix D – SPARQL
Appendix E – Jena Reference Guide
Appendix F – Installation Reference Guide