Category Archives: Semantic Web

Tim Berners-Lee: Game On!

With an ambitious decentralized platform, the father of the web  Sir Tim Berners-Lee will launch Inrupt, a startup that he has been building, in stealth mode, for the past nine months. Its mission is to turbocharge a broader movement afoot, among … Continue reading

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Will we see Prolog’s resurgence?

Is Prolog the next good idea? Prolog, introduced in 1972, “was a short introduction to open doors to other languages than C, Java, Python or so. In a jungle of hundreds of programming languages, Prolog fits like a glove into the formalism of … Continue reading

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Knowledge Graphs

Knowledge Graphs are becoming increasingly important to support decision and process augmentation based on linked data. “It’s all about things, not strings: A Knowledge Graph represents a knowledge domain. It connects things of different types in a systematic way. Knowledge … Continue reading

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Smart Snippets: Semantic Web Comes of Age

On Aug. 3 Forbes published an article “The Semantic Web Comes of Age” by Kurt Cagle. “Beginning in 2017, both Google and Bing announced that they would be supporting the use of embedded smart snippets in web content. A smart snippet is a … Continue reading

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NYT Interview with Benjamin Grosof

New Your Times published an interview with Benjamin Grosof, a leading AI expert and a frequent presenter at RuleML+RR and DecisionCAMP.  While deep learning comes from the statistical side of AI, the interview brings attention to non-deep learning tools such as Prolog, a programming language … Continue reading

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Does Real-World Decision Management Need Inference?

A set of recent articles by Paul Haley again brings attention to this important question. Paul insists that “It’s time to trade rule technology dating back to the 80’s for state of the art AI” and points that “BRMS are incapable … Continue reading

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It’s time to trade rule technology for state of the art AI?

Five years ago Paul Haley expressed his frustrations with production rule technology (to which he was one of the major contributors) because of its inability to perform deduction. He wrote that rule vendors should stop “dressing up a procedural  language!” … Continue reading

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