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Links for computers and humans

Posted by rdmpage on 20 Apr 2009 at 08:57 GMT

I think there's enormous potential in semantic markup of papers, but I worry that linking terms to HTML pages doesn't get us much further. Great for humans, not so good for computers. For example, using URIs for institutions would be both humand and computer friendly, would be a step towards integrating this paper with Linked Data ( I've written a more extensive discussion of this here:

Competing interests declared: I was a semi-finalist in the Elsevier Grand Challenge, for David Shotton is a judge.