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INSTG062 - Knowledge Representation and Semantic Technologies
The module is intended as an introduction to knowledge and logic-based information technologies, using logic programming as the primary example of knowledge-based reasoning, and the Semantic Web as the primary example of a knowledge-based application area.
Learning outcomes: By the end of the module, students will have a basic understanding of logic, and the relationship of logic to formal knowledge representation and reasoning. They will have an elementary knowledge of logic programming and be able to write basic programs in Prolog. Students will understand the underlying ideas of Semantic Web and its layered architecture, and will have a basic knowledge of its main technologies including ontology, ontology languages and query languages.
Assessment: Assessment by coursework only
Optional for: MA Archives and Records Management, MA Library and Information Studies, MA Publishing, MSc Information Science, MA/MSc Digital Humanities, MA in Electronic Communication & Publishing, MRes in Library, Archive & Information Studies. This module is also available for short course students
Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this module
Taught by: Rob Miller, Antonis Bikakis
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