Past Courses

Official website of the course "Semantic Web" (code 01RRDIU) offered to Ph.D. students of Politecnico di Torino.


All classes will be in Room C (Aula C), with the following schedule:

  • 10/01/2019 h. 10:00-12:00
  • 14/01/2019 h. 14:30-17:30
  • 16/01/2019 h. 10:00-13:00 (with Exercise 1)
  • 21/01/2019 h. 10:00-13:00 (with Exercise 2)
  • 23/01/2019 h. 10:00-13:00 (with Exercise 3)
  • 28/01/2019 h. 10:00-13:00
  • 30/01/2019 h. 10:00-13:00

Students are encouraged to attend the classes with their laptop, in order to develop the proposed exercises.


  • Semantic Web (Definitions and applications)
  • Resource Description Format (RDF) and RDF Schema
  • Tools for RDF / Lab exercise
  • SPARQL and Linked Data / Lab exercise
  • Ontologies and OWL2  / Lab exercise
  • Tools for OWL
  • Semantic Reasoning and Rules
  • Programming for the Semantic Web
  • Research Topics in Semantic Web


Lecture Videos

Video recorded lectures are also available for download using BitTorrent on the AcademicTorrents website.


The exam will consist in the evaluation of some exercises proposed and developed during the class hours. Students should pass two (out of three) exercises.


  • Fulvio Corno
  • Laura Farinetti
  • Luigi De Russis