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RE: Web service and Semantic Web

  • From: URAMOTO Naohiko <uramoto@t...>
  • To: Bill dehOra <BdehOra@i...>, XML DEV <xml-dev@l...>
  • Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2001 01:08:01 +0900

semantic web service
Hi,

> A naive view. The relationship seems straightforward. The first is ideally a
> web scale federated directory service(s) built on top or in-between the
> existing web using metadata, the others are truth maintenance systems
> operating over the service(s). 

You said the Semantic Web is the truth maintenance systems that
can be on the Web Service. But I think we can imagine a Web service
based on assertions (for example, zip code finder service based on gathered 
assertions on the Web. Does it make sense?

# I'm afraid I react to inference overly, and lose the essence of SW...

Best regards,
Naohiko

the others are truth maintenance systems
> operating over the service(s). 

At 10:06 2001/01/02 +0000, Bill dehOra wrote:
>  
> > The distinction, then, between 'Web Service' and 'Semantic 
> > Web' is whether the
> > nodes of that web can be trusted, by the promulgators of the 
> > larger scheme, to
> > implement unique (and perhaps uniquely useful) functionality. 
> > Stated another way,
> > the difference is whether the outcome or rendition from a 
> > node is governed
> > principally by its own functionality or principally by the 
> > received semantics on
> > which it operates. That distinction is so basic that it is 
> > not surprising that
> > Uramoto-san wonders 'What is the relationship between them? 
> > Are they completely
> > different things? or similar but supported by different 
> > communities?' 
> 
> Walter, Uramato,
> 
> A naive view. The relationship seems straightforward. The first is ideally a
> web scale federated directory service(s) built on top or in-between the
> existing web using metadata, the others are truth maintenance systems
> operating over the service(s). Yes scaling these things is hard and the
> details are torturous but the ideas are simple enough. Although, I don't
> hold my breath for a web scale truth maintenance system any more than I do
> the perfect language, global metadata directory services are there for the
> taking if enough people get out of the way. Semantic web merit awards may be
> dished out for those who can use closure to place local truths in global
> directories, thus allowing people to wear their assertions, if not their
> hearts, on their sleeves.
> 
> Local truth, global data.
> 
> -Bill
> 
> -----
> Bill de hモra  :  InterX  :  bdehora@i...
>  

Naohiko URAMOTO
uramoto@t..., uramoto@j...
Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM Research, and
National Institute of Informatics

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