Towards a Web of Knowledge

R.V. Guha


The web today is a large document repository. Very little of the information on the web is machine understandable. It is gradually moving towards becoming a repository of data. The real challenge is to take if from being a repository of data to a Web of Knowledge. In this talk, I will describe some of the infrastructure that is being build, such as RDF and the Open Directory, that might enable us to reach this goal.


Guha is a founder and the CTO at Before that, he was a Principal Scientist at Netscape where he helped create the Resource Description Framework. He has a PhD from Stanford in Computer Science and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Berkeley.