HELM and the Semantic Math-Web

  • Andrea Asperti
  • Luca Padovani
  • Claudio Sacerdoti Coen
  • Irene Schena
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2152)

Abstract

The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) opens the possibility to start anew, on a solid technological ground, the ambitious goal of developing a suitable technology for the creation and maintenance of a virtual, distributed, hypertextual library of formal mathematical knowledge. In particular, XML provides a central technology for storing, retrieving and processing mathematical documents, comprising sophisticated web-publishing mechanisms (stylesheets) covering notational and stylistic issues. By the application of XML technology to the large repositories of structured, content oriented information offered by Logical Frameworks we meet the ultimate goal of the Semantic Web, that is to allow machines the sharing and exploitation of knowledge in the Web way, i.e. without central authority, with few basic rules, in a scalable, adaptable, extensible manner.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Asperti
    • 1
  • Luca Padovani
    • 1
  • Claudio Sacerdoti Coen
    • 1
  • Irene Schena
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceBolognaItaly

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