Web 3.0 What is it?


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Web 3.0 What is it?

  1. 1. Web 3.0 What is it?
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Brief history of Web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic Web </li></ul><ul><li>Other Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>What will it do? </li></ul><ul><li>A Comprehensive Definition </li></ul><ul><li>One Man’s Opinion --- video </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>What is Web 3.0 ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No consensus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will it replace Web 2.0 or be an extension of it? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brief discussion of the various opinions of what comprises Web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to this workshop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will provide for the ability to extend social media capabilities </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>2001 a story appeared in a scientific article described the concept of Web 3.0 as “a place where machines can read Web pages as much as humans read them…” (roseindia.net) </li></ul><ul><li>Term “Web 3.0” coined by John Markoff (of the NY Times) in 2006 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Example of a Vision for Web 3.0 <ul><li>Web 3.0 browser will give a reasonable and accurate response to questions such as “I want to see a funny movie and then eat at a good Mexican restaurant. What are my options?” (Strickland) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web 3.0 --- What is it? <ul><li>Some say it is the Semantic Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Semantics of information and services defined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web understand and satisfy requests to use content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Semantic web comprised of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative working groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set of standards and view of information that emphasizes information as opposed to processing </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Web 3.0 --- What is it? <ul><li>Others say it will be “Powered” by the semantic Web </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Berners-Lee, 2006: (wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People keep asking what Web 3.0 is. I think maybe when you’ve got an overlay of scalable vectors – everything rippling and folding and looking misty – on Web 2.0 and access to a semantic Web integrated across a huge space of data, you’ll have access to an unbelievable data resource </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Web 3.0 --- What is it? <ul><li>Like a giant database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making connections with information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ to add a layer of meaning on top of the existing Web that would make it less of a catalogue and more of a guide – and even provide the foundation for systems that can reason in a human fashion.” (Markoff 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Use AI to create intelligent systems </li></ul><ul><li>Some see Web 3.0 as replacing the current web --- others see it as a separate network </li></ul><ul><li>Some want to reject the term Web 3.0 as being too business oriented </li></ul>
  9. 9. What will it do? --- Some Views <ul><li>Intelligent browsers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpret the context of requests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applications will scan and interpret information on Web pages using software agents </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone will have a unique profile based on browsing history </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to individualize experiences (eg search) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Comprehensive Definition (Definition by Nova Spivack as cited in “Web 3.0 Definitions” http://www.roseindia.net/Technology-revolution/web3.0/web-3-difinition.shtml ) <ul><li>Ubiquitous Connectivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Internet access and mobile devices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network Computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grid computing, cloud computing, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E.g. Creative Commons, Open Data License </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Identity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E.g. Roaming portable identity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The intelligent web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Semantic web technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distributed databases </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural language processing, machine learning and reasoning, autonomous agents </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. What is the future of the Web? <ul><li>Ed Schmidt on Web 2.0 vs. Web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0QJmmdw3b0 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. References <ul><li>“ Semantic Web” Wikipedia.org, Accessed June 4, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Cardoso, J., “The Semantic Web Vision: Where are We?” IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2007, pp. 90-93. </li></ul><ul><li>Lassila, O. and Hendler, J., “Embracing ‘Web 3.0’”, IEEE Internet Computing, 2007, pp. 84-88. </li></ul><ul><li>Markoff, J., “Entrepreneurs See a Web Guided by Common Sense,” The New York Times, November 12, 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Strickland, J., “How Web 3.0 Will Work,” Howstuffworks.com, Accessed May 31, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Web 3.0” http://www.roseindia.net/Technology-revolution/web3.0/web-3.shtmlAccessed June 20, 2009. </li></ul>