Information Sharing on the Semantic Web by Heiner StuckenschmidtInformation Sharing on the Semantic Web by Heiner Stuckenschmidt

Information Sharing on the Semantic Web

byHeiner Stuckenschmidt, Frank van Harmelen

Paperback | October 22, 2010

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Aboutthebook The success of the information society The rapid progress of the "information society" in the past decade has been made possible by the removal of many technical barriers. Producing, storing, and transporting information in large quantities are no longer signi?cant problems. Producing on-line, digitized information is no longer a problem. Ever more of our commercial, scienti?c and personal information exchanges happen on-line in digital form. In the professional domain, near 100% of all o?ce documents areproducedindigitalform(evenifafterwardstheyaredistributedinpaper form), large parts of the scienti?c discourse are now taking place in digital form (with physics, computer science and astronomy taking a leading role). In the public domain, newspapers are available on-line, an increasing number of radio and television stations o?er their material on-line in streaming form and e-government is an important theme for public administration. Even in the personal area, information is rapidly moving on-line: sales of digital cameras are now higher then for analogue cameras, e-mail and on-line chat have become important channels for maintaining social relations and for personal entertainment the digital DVD is rapidly replacing the analogue video tape. Compact disk (itself already digital) is under serious pressure from on-line music in MP3 format from a variety of sources. In short: p- ductionofon-lineinformationisnowthenorminvirtuallyallareasofourlife. Storing such information in the required volumes is also no longer a problem.
 Heiner Stuckenschmidt holds a post-doc position in the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam where he received his PhD for work on Ontology-Based Information Sharing on the Semantic Web. His works include Semantic Web related topics such as ontology languages, knowledge-based meta data manage...
Title:Information Sharing on the Semantic WebFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pagesPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:364205823X

ISBN - 13:9783642058233


Table of Contents

Information sharing and ontologies.- Semantic integration.- Ontology-based information sharing.- Ontology languages for the Semantic Web.- Creating ontologies and metadata.- Ontology creation.- Metadata generation.- Retrieval, integration and querying.- Retrieval and Integration.- Sharing statistical information.- Spatially-related information.- Integration and retrieval systems.- Distributed ontologies.- Modularization.- Evolution management.- Conclusions.- Conclusions.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"The authors . tackle the difficult task of helping us use and understand the semantic web. . The book is considered to provide not only a comprehensive overview of the 'State of the Art', but also research recently published developments in relevant areas . . The text aims to be directed at researchers and students as well as for professionals in many areas such as e-commerce and knowledge management." (Kybernetes, Vol. 34 (7-8), 2005)