This chapter introduces the general vision of the Social Semantic Desktop (SSD) and details it in the context of the NEPOMUK project. It outlines the typical SSD requirements and functionalities that were identified from real world scenarios. In addition, it provides the design of the standard SSD architecture together with the ontology pyramid developed to support it. Finally, the chapter gives an overview of some of the technical challenges that arise from the actual development process of the SSD.
|Title of host publication||Social Computing|
|Subtitle of host publication||Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications|
|Publisher||IGI Global Publishing|
|Number of pages||25|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|