OIL: An Ontology Infrastructure for the Semantic Web

  title={OIL: An Ontology Infrastructure for the Semantic Web},
  author={Dieter Fensel and Frank van Harmelen and Ian Horrocks and Deborah L. McGuinness and Peter F. Patel-Schneider},
  journal={IEEE Intelligent Systems},
have investigated them. More recently, the notion of an ontology is becoming widespread in fields such as intelligent information integration, cooperative information systems, information retrieval, electronic commerce, and knowledge management. Ontologies are becoming popular largely because of what they promise: a shared and common understanding that reaches across people and application systems. Currently, ontologies applied to the World Wide Web are creating the Semantic Web.1 Originally… CONTINUE READING
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