JUCS - Journal of Universal Computer Science 8(9): 848-868, doi: 10.3217/jucs-008-09-0848
Webs, Grids and Knowledge Spaces: Programmes, Projects and Prospects
expand article infoHans-Georg Stork
‡ European Commission, DG Information Society
Open Access
Many believe that today s Web has not yet reached the full potential which globally distributed systems may achieve in terms of information access and use. Realizing this potential may indeed turn the Web into a vast knowledge and service space. We discuss some of the issues involved and present a number of activities initiated and supported by the European Commission that are likely to make significant contributions towards attaining this goal.
semantic web, grid computing, knowledge technologies, European research funding