Semantic Social Web
Social Semantic Web
The Semantic Social Web refers to a global data space of semantically enriched and user-generated data. Interconnections between people comprise the Semantic Social Web as well as documents, activities, tags, and geo-markers. The Semantic Social Web combines technologies and methodologies from the Semantic Web and applies them in an effort to enhance the Social Web (also known as the Web 2.0).
The Semantic Social Web aims at interlinking heterogeneous data available from different social platforms by applying knowledge representation mechanisms of the Semantic Web. Ontologies and vocabularies are used to describe entities and relationships between those entities within the Social Web, facilitating interoperability among social websites. The integration of complementary segments of information dispersed among isolated websites and services allows for obtaining a more complete picture of certain topics and the development of novel applications [1, 2]....
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