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Piggy Bank: Experience the Semantic Web Inside Your Web Browser

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Piggy Bank: Experience the Semantic Web Inside Your Web Browser
The Semantic Web Initiative envisions a Web wherein information is offered free of presentation, allowing more effective exchange and mixing across web sites and across web pages. But without substantial Semantic Web content, few tools will be written to consume it; without many such tools, there is little appeal to publish Semantic Web content. To break this chicken-and-egg problem, thus enabling more flexible information access, we have created a web browser extension called Piggy Bank that lets users make use of Semantic Web content within Web content as users browse the Web. Wherever Semantic Web content is not available, Piggy Bank can invoke screenscrapers to re-structure information within web pages into Semantic Web format. Through the use of Semantic Web technologies, Piggy Bank provides direct, immediate benefits to users in their use of the existing Web. Thus, the existence of even just a few Semantic Web-enabled sites or a few scrapers already benefits users. Piggy Bank ...
David Huynh, Stefano Mazzocchi, David R. Karger
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Where SEMWEB
Authors David Huynh, Stefano Mazzocchi, David R. Karger
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