A Portal for Quantum Chemistry Data Based on the Semantic Web

  • Bing Wang
  • Paul A. Dobosh
  • Stuart Chalk
  • Keigo Ito
  • Mirek Sopek
  • Neil S. OstlundEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Theoretical Chemistry and Physics book series (PTCP, volume 31)


Chemical Semantics, Inc. (CSI) is a new start-up devoted to bringing the Semantic Web to chemistry and biochemistry. The semantic web is referred to as Web 3.0 or alternatively the Web of Data or the Web of Meaning. It does not replace the existing World Wide Web but augments it, placing data on the web in a structured form such that the data has “meaning” and computers can understand it. CSI has created a demonstration portal for exploring this new technology, specifically at this point for data created by quantum chemistry calculations. This paper describes the basics of a semantic web portal and the fundamental technology we have used in developing it.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bing Wang
    • 1
  • Paul A. Dobosh
    • 1
  • Stuart Chalk
    • 2
  • Keigo Ito
    • 1
  • Mirek Sopek
    • 1
  • Neil S. Ostlund
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Chemical Semantics IncGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of North FloridaJacksonvilleUSA

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