Issue No. 03 - March (2004 vol. 5)
Frank van Harmelen , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
<p>The Semantic Web aims to enrich the Web with a layer of machine-interpretable metadata so that computer programs can predictably derive new information. This goal will require the development of metadata syntax and vocabularies, and the creation of metadata for lots of Web pages.</p>
Semantic Web, data integration, intelligent support
F. van Harmelen, "The Semantic Web: What, Why, How, and When," in IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol. 5, no. , pp. 4, 2004.