Description: In the paper have analyzed methods and applications of information retrieval in Semantic Web. Basic information retrieval concepts, objectives, models and the classification of information retrieval systems by various features have presented. This paper gives concepts of information retrieval in e new environment of Semantic Web. Examples of search engines that are popular at the moment have considered. In the paper was reduced the attribute list of semantic search engines.
Keywords: Semantic Web, taxonomy, information retrieval, ontologies, search engine