May 10, 2008

JavaOne : Semantic Web : Ontologies

Dean Allemang gave an extremely informative talk at JavaOne today in the session, “Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist.” I walked away thinking the term Semantic Web is misnamed. And that alone can sum up the major issues surrounding the Semantic Web. Using the term ‘Semantic Web’ implies that the

Taming Trees: Building Branching Structures

isual Studio is chock full of classes to implement exotic data structures such as collections, hash tables, and dictionaries. One notable data structure that’s missing is the tree. Trees are useful for storing hierarchical data where each node has one or more children. Many developers use a TreeView control or