News tagged with semantics

When the zebra loses its stripes

The capacity to remember that a zebra has stripes, or that a giraffe is a four-legged mammal, is known as semantic memory. It allows us to assign meaning to words and to recall general knowledge and concepts that we have ...

Dec 20, 2010
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Jargon-busting software bridges the knowledge gap

Conversations between students and teachers, patients and doctors, and other groups of lay people and experts, such as users and helpdesk staff, can suffer because of the difference in knowledge levels of each party in the ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Toward the Semantic Web

When the World Wide Web went live in 1991, it consisted of static pages of text connected to each other by hyperlinks, and that's pretty much what it remained for years. But from the outset, the Web's inventor, ...

Jun 22, 2010
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Semantic research sets world standards

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created new tools for semantic technology development which are helping to set the next generation of official standards. The tools also unblock some key bottlenecks ...

Nov 27, 2009
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Online collaboration with built-in clarity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software packages that interoperate while providing online users with an overview of their colleagues' work may finally threaten the dominance of email as the world's premier collaboration ...

Nov 06, 2009
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