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On 7/9/05, Houghton,Andrew <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> There is an excellent presentation "Is the Semantic Web hype?" (7 March 2005) by Dr. Mark H. Butler of HP Labs Bristol Digital Media Systems Department.

There's another paper linked at his site that documents some of his
work with the SIMILE project:

http://www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/2004/HPL-2004-147.pdf

Their conclusion is that RDF and XML are complementary technologies
(though they're seeing XML as a source for RDF, via XSLT).

Anyone that wants to play with an application of this (from SIMILE)
should install the Piggy Bank 2 Firefox plug-in.  They use a
combination of XSLT and Javascript to massage web data into RDF, and
then from there to do some magic with it.

Bruce