UMBC CMSC 491/691 Fall 2022
Knowledge Graphs


This is intendeded to be a relatively short list of resources on the Semantic Web. Send suggestions or comments to

Starting points

Key documents

Mailing lists and forums

Important papers


Recommended tools and services and software packages

  • Editors: Protege, Swoop, ...
  • Validators: W3C,
  • Search: Swoogle, Watson, SWSE, ...
  • Triple stores: stardog,


Example applications


  • ISWC -- The International Semantic Web Conference is the premier conference for the area. It grew out of a workshop held in 2001.
  • ESWC -- The Extended Semantic Web Conference is an annual event that brings together researchers in the field of Semantic Web and semantic technologies in general.
  • Web Science



  • XML in 10 points - "If you are new to XML, it may be hard to know where to begin. This summary in 10 points attempts to capture enough of the basic concepts to enable a beginner to see the forest through the trees."
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML) - This is the W3C's inroductory page on XML