188.399 – Introduction to Semantic Systems (Winter Semester)

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to…

  1. explain the vision and history of  Semantic Web technologies
  2. semantically model a domain of interest with ontologies
  3. apply core web-based semantic representation standards
  4. build a knowledge graph by transforming (structured) data into a semantic representation
  5. store and query knowledge graphs
  6. design and implement semantic applications 

Subject of course

  • Introduction to Semantic Web technologies
  • Ontologies and ontology modeling
  • Semantic Web Technology Stack (RDF, RDF-S, OWL, SPARQL, RIF)
  • Knowledge Graph creation
  • Knowledge Graph storage and querying
  • Semantic application development