Use of Semantic Web technologies on the BBC Web Sites

  • Yves RaimondEmail author
  • Tom Scott
  • Silver Oliver
  • Patrick Sinclair
  • Michael Smethurst


The BBC publishes large amounts of content online, as text, audio and video. As the amount of content grows, we need to make it easy for users to locate items of interest and to draw coherent journeys across them. In this chapter, we describe our use of Semantic Web technologies for achieving this goal. We focus in particular on three BBC Web sites: BBC Programmes, BBC Music and BBC Wildlife Finder, and how those Web sites effectively use the wider Web as their Content Management System.


Link Data News Story Content Management System Simple Knowledge Organization System Music Recommendation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yves Raimond
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tom Scott
    • 1
  • Silver Oliver
    • 1
  • Patrick Sinclair
    • 1
  • Michael Smethurst
    • 1
  1. 1.British Broadcasting CorporationBroadcasting HouseLondonUnited Kingdom

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