From Wiki of the E-Business and Web Science Research Group
Jump to: navigation, search

Lecture: Semantic Web

Anwendungssysteme im E-Business - Semantic Web-basierter E-Commerce

Prof. Dr. Martin Hepp, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany, HT 2011

Alte Version: Diese Webseite enthält die Materialien einer früheren Version der entsprechenden Veranstaltung! Die aktuelle Version finden Sie hier:

The lecture is relevant for the Master's degree program in WOW.

General Information

  • Lecture: Tuesdays, 09:45 – 11:15, 36/1134
  • Tutorial: Mondays, 11:30 – 12:15, 36/1134
  • Tutorial Exception: Monday 10/24 will be replaced by a double-tutorial on 10/31, starting on 10:30
  • No lecture on Nov 29, 2011. The lecture for unit 9 will be on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011, 11:30 - 13:00, room 36/1134


  • Style: Written exam, 60 minutes
  • Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. (to be confirmed)
  • Room: 36/1134

Additional information:

  • Please be prepared to answer both
    • theoretical / background questions on the basic aspects, relevance, dependencies of the various topics and
    • precise technical questions on the function of componentes of the Web and the Semantic Web and the core (!) syntax of the most important languages, like Turtle, RDFa, Microdata, and SPARQL.
  • Comprehensive modeling or code examples will not be covered in the exam, but you must have firmly understood the basics.
  • Additional materials (computers, smartphones, books, hand-outs and any other documents) are not required and thus also not allowed during the exam.
  • The exam will be a traditional,paper-based exam (no online or computer-based parts).


  • 2011-12-20: All remaining videos and slides have been added.


Books and Papers

Links and Specifications



Access to the slides requires a username & password, as given in class.

  • Unit 1: Introduction
  • Unit 2: The Resource Description Framework (RDF)
  • Unit 3: RDF Syntaxes in Action (no slides available, see video)
  • Unit 4: Resources and their Identification on the World Wide Web
  • Unit 5: Publishing RDF Data on the Web: RDF Files, RDFa and Microdata, and SPARQL Endpoints
  • Unit 6: Consuming and Publishing RDF Data
  • Unit 7: Global Schemas for a Web of Data: What Makes For A Good Ontology?
  • Unit 8: Semantic Web-based E-Commerce (I)
  • Unit 9: Semantic Web-based E-Commerce (II)
  • Unit 10: Exercises - No slides available
  • Unit 11: Exam Review (no extra slides)

Video Recordings

Access to the videos requires a username & password, as given in class.


Tutor: Uwe Stoll

This section will contain materials for the tutorial complementing the lecture.

2011-10-11 - Tutorial 1: Exercise Sheet PDF (1 page) - Spezifität, Auffindbarkeit und das Web of Linked Data
2011-10-18 - Tutorial 2: Exercise Sheet PDF (1 page) Resource Description Framework
2011-10-31 - Tutorial 3: Exercise Sheet PDF (1 page) URIs
2011-11-07 - Tutorial 5: Exercise Sheet PDF (2 pages) RDFa & Microdata
2011-11-21 - Tutorial 6: Exercise Sheet PDF (1 page) SPARQL
2011-12-05 - Tutorial 7: Exercise Sheet PDF (1 page) What Makes for a Good Ontology?
2011-12-12 - Tutorial 8: Exercise Sheet PDF (1 page) Exercises with GoodRelations