Posts Tagged ‘information sharing’

Chemical Semantics Gets $1.1M Grant to Open Up Data for Chemists

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Anthony Clark of Gainsville.com reports, “A Gainesville startup company received a $1.1 million federal grant to develop a Web portal for chemists to better share information over the next generation of the World Wide Web. Neil Ostlund, CEO of Chemical Semantics, said he learned of the grant from the Department of Energy on Friday. Chemical Semantics is developing a portal and software for computational chemists to publish and find data over the semantic web, also referred to as Web 3.0 or the web of data.”

 

Clark continues, “Chemical Semantics has created the semantic web vocabulary — or ontology — for computational chemistry called the Gainesville Core. Read more

New W3C Semantic News Community Group

The W3C has formed a new online community group specifically for semantic web news. According to the homepage, “The Semantic News Community Group is a forum for exploring the intersection of W3C semantic technologies and news gathering, production, distribution and consumption. It will focus on a common representation for abstract ideas in the news domain such as a ‘news event’ or a domain ontology for news.” Read more