Declarative Programming for Knowledge Management: 16th International Conference on Applications of Declarative Programming and Knowledge Management, by Masanobu UmedaDeclarative Programming for Knowledge Management: 16th International Conference on Applications of Declarative Programming and Knowledge Management, by Masanobu Umeda

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byMasanobu UmedaEditorArmin Wolf, Oskar Bartenstein

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Knowledge means power - but only if it is available at the right time, the right place, and in the hands of the right people. Structured, engineered, repeatable methodsto gather,transport,andapplyknowledgearecollectivelycalledkno- edge management. Declarative programming strives for the ideal of programming by wish: the user states what he or she wants, and the computer ?gures out how to achieve it. Thus, declarative programming splits into two separate parts: methods for humans on how to write wishes, and algorithms for computers that ful?l these wishes. Knowledgemanagementisnowrecognizedasaneconomickeyfactor.Decl- ative programming has matured far beyond the research stage of a merely - teresting formal logic model to one of the powerful tools in computer science. Nowadays,no professionalactivity isthinkable without knowledgemanagement, and companies increasingly need to document their business processes. Here, declarative programming carries the promise to be a shortcut to not only do- menting but also implementing knowledge-based enterprises. This volume presents a selection of papers presented at the 16th Inter- tional Conference on Applications of Declarative Programming and Knowledge Management, INAP 2005,held in October 2005 at Waseda University, Fukuoka, Japan. These papers re?ect a snapshot of ongoing research and current app- cations in knowledge management and declarative programming. Further, they provide reality checks and many pointers for readers who consider introducing related technologies into their products or working environments. Skimming through the table of contents, technology managers as well as - plementorswillbesurprisedonthewidescopecoveredbythisselectionofpapers. If you think of knowledge streams as supply, manufacturing, or distribution chains, you will see that it all ?ts together.
Title:Declarative Programming for Knowledge Management: 16th International Conference on Applications of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:229 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 27, 2006Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Frontier Technologies.- Prolog Cafe: A Prolog to Java Translator System.- TURTLE++ - A CIP-Library for C++.- Constraint Solving for Sequences in Software Validation and Verification.- Using a Logic Programming Language with Persistence and Contexts.- On a Rough Sets Based Data Mining Tool in Prolog: An Overview.- Not-First and Not-Last Detection for Cumulative Scheduling in .- Calc/Cream: OpenOffice Spreadsheet Front-End for Constraint Programming.- Overload Checking for the Cumulative Constraint and Its Application.- Inductive Logic Programming: Yet Another Application of Logic.- Industrial Case Studies.- Railway Scheduling with Declarative Constraint Programming.- User Profiles and Matchmaking on Mobile Phones.- A Design Product Model for Mechanism Parts by Injection Molding.- A Knowledge-Based System for Process Planning in Cold Forging Using the Adjustment of Stepped Cylinder Method.- Business Integration.- An Overview of Agents in Knowledge Management.- ubiCMS - A Prolog Based Content Management System.- Multi-threading Inside Prolog for Knowledge-Based Enterprise Applications.- A Meta-logical Approach for Multi-agent Communication of Semantic Web Information.