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Near-Term Prospects for Semantic Technologies
January/February 2008 (vol. 23 no. 1)
pp. 76-88
V. Richard Benjamins, Telefonica R&D
John Davies, BT Group
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research
Peter Mika, Yahoo! Research
Hugo Zaragoza, Yahoo! Research
Mark Greaves, Vulcan
Jose Manuel Gómez-Pérez, Intelligent Software Components
Jesús Contreras, Intelligent Software Components
John Domingue, Knowledge Media Institute
Dieter Fensel, University of Innsbruck
The Semantic Web has recently been enjoying significant investment in research, start-ups, and commercial projects. In this installment of Trends & Controversies, several experts discuss what they hope semantic technology will accomplish in the near future.

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Index Terms:
Semantic Web, semantic technologies, Web 2.0
V. Richard Benjamins, John Davies, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Peter Mika, Hugo Zaragoza, Mark Greaves, Jose Manuel Gómez-Pérez, Jesús Contreras, John Domingue, Dieter Fensel, "Near-Term Prospects for Semantic Technologies," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 76-88, Jan.-Feb. 2008, doi:10.1109/MIS.2008.10
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