Small Can Be Beautiful in the Semantic Web

  title={Small Can Be Beautiful in the Semantic Web},
  author={Marie-Christine Rousset},
  booktitle={International Semantic Web Conference},
In 1984, Peter Patel-Schneider published a paper [1] entitled Small can be Beautiful in Knowledge Representation in which he advocated for limiting the expressive power of knowledge representation formalisms in order to guarantee good computational properties and thus make knowledge-based systems usable as part of larger systems. In this paper, I aim at showing that the same argument holds for the Semantic Web: if we want to give a chance for the Semantic Web to scale up and to be broadly used… CONTINUE READING
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