"The Semantic Web is a vision: the idea of having data on the Web defined and linked in a way that it can be used by machines not just for display purposes, but for automation, integration and reuse of data across various applications"
SDArch - Semantic Document Architecture is our atempt to bring the vision of the Semantic Web to desktop office-like documents. SDArch aims at enabling desktop document data to be efficiently discovered, linked and shared across application, enterprise and community boundaries. It introduces 'semantic documents' as completely open and queryable resources, containing data which is uniquely identified, semantically annotated and understandable by both humans and software agents.
In order to show the interoperability of the proposed SDM and the existing office document formats we have developed 'SemanticDoc' MS Office Add-In which extends MS Office with a set of tools that enable users to deal with semantic documents. In other words SemanticDoc provides the access to the SDArch services from MS Office (i.e., MS Word and MS PowerPoint).