An Empirically Grounded Conceptual Architecture for Applications on the Web of Data

@article{Heitmann2012AnEG,
  title={An Empirically Grounded Conceptual Architecture for Applications on the Web of Data},
  author={Benjamin Heitmann and Richard Cyganiak and Conor Hayes and Stefan Decker},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C (Applications and Reviews)},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={51-60}
}
We present a component-based, conceptual architecture for Semantic Web applications. It describes the high-level functionality that substantially differentiates Resource Description Framework (RDF)-supported applications from database-driven applications. We provide a strong empirical grounding for this architecture through a survey of Semantic Web applications over most of the past decade. Our empirical approach allows us to describe the current state of the art for the development and… CONTINUE READING