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What Makes You Think That? The Semantic Web's Proof Layer
November/December 2007 (vol. 22 no. 6)
pp. 94-99
Sergej Sizov, University of Koblenz-Landau
What is the provenance-based proof layer in the Semantic Web? How should people represent, propagate, and integrate provenance knowledge? This column studies recent notions of provenance from closely related communities (including database systems, workflow management, and service-oriented computing), defines the notion of provenance for the Semantic Web's proof layer, and identifies promising open questions and research directions for further research.

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Index Terms:
Semantic Web, proof layer, provenance knowledge, self-organizing knowledge, Web browsing, automated agents
Citation:
Sergej Sizov, "What Makes You Think That? The Semantic Web's Proof Layer," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 94-99, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MIS.2007.120
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