Learn More
For the Web to reach its full potential, it must evolve into a Semantic Web, providing a universally accessible platform that allows data to be shared and processed by automated tools as well as by people. The 'Semantic Web' is a recent initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), with the goal of extending the current Web to facilitate Web(More)
In this paper we present our current experience of aggregating user data from various Social Web applications and outline several key challenges in this area. The work is based on a concrete use case: reusing activity streams to determine a viewer’s interests and generating television programme recommendations from these interests. Three system components(More)
A great deal of research has been focused on the development of database machines. In parallel to this work some vendors have developed general purpose machines with database function built directly into the machine architecture. The IBM AS/400 is one of the principle examples of this approach. Designed with a strong object orientation and the basis(More)
We have developed nine speculative ("half-resolution") prototypes as part of our project to explore future possibilities for television experiences as widely as possible. The prototypes are physical representations of our research into why people watch television and what they like and dislike about it. Their physicality improves engagement and quality of(More)
The Future Television workshop at EuroITV 2010 will explore how emerging Semantic Web and Social Web technologies can be integrated into the (increasingly Web-based) television experience to create new services and content offers around TV programming. It will bring together visionary minds from the TV, Social Web and Semantic Web communities to discuss and(More)
  • 1