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The Semantic Web: Ontology Languages And The Internet OWL
The Web Ontology Language used to process the information on the Internet is intended for computers, not humans. Probably I should write my paper on how does OWL works.
OWL is the slightly mismatched acronym used to denote the Web Ontology Language. It consists of various families and specifications, and, like other web ontology languages, is used by computer programs to interpret information on the Internet. One use for OWL is the interpretation of web pages for use in other algorithms, such as search engines.

Web Ontology Languages: Definition
There are a variety of Web ontology languages, operating on different principles but with the same basic goals. In order to grasp the concept of OWL, you'll need to understand terms such as: web, ontologies, agents, languages, and the semantic web.
  • Web: This term refers to the Internet or World Wide Web.
  • Ontologies: An ontology is a way to describe or explain the way things work together. For example, it may describe the way an AI agent works and interacts with other agents within a program.
  • AI agents: An AI agent is simply a part of the algorithm that operates independently within the program and affects other parts of the program in the pursuit of a goal.
  • Languages: The means by which communication between two entities is achieved. This can refer to the passage of information between two humans, two computers, or a computer and a human.
  • Semantic web: The semantic web refers to the ability of computer algorithms, such as search engines, to understand the actual meaning of information available on the Internet.
With a clear understanding of these terms, you will be able to see the meaning of web ontology languages more easily. Basically, these languages are the way that algorithms communicate and interact to understand the information available on the Internet.

Understanding the Internet
OWL is a language used to process the information on web pages. It's not meant for human eyes, but results in more understandable and appropriate information from web searches. When you search for information through a search engine, the query is processed entirely by algorithms that must first determine the meaning of your query, then sort through the documents indexed by the engine to find a result that provides meaningful information.


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