Welcome to ESWC 2005!
The 2nd Annual European
Semantic Web Conference was held in Heraklion, Crete May 29 –
June 1, 2005. It presented the latest results in research and application
in semantic web technologies (including knowledge markup languages,
semantic web services, ontology management and more).
ESWC 2005 also featured a special industry-oriented event providing
European industry with an opportunity to become even more familiar
with these technologies. It offered a tutorial program, focusing
on the latest in semantic web technologies.
ESWC 2005 was co-located with a meeting of the Knowledge Web network
of excellence. Workshops and meetings of other European Commission
6th Framework Programme projects involved in the semantic web and
semantic web technologies were able to showcase their developments.
ESWC 2005 was sponsored by SDK, a group of three European Commission
6th Framework Programme projects known as SEKT, DIP and Knowledge
Web. Together these projects aim to improve world-wide research
and standardisation in the area of the Semantic Web.