Towards The Internet Of Services: The Theseus Research Program by Wolfgang WahlsterTowards The Internet Of Services: The Theseus Research Program by Wolfgang Wahlster

Towards The Internet Of Services: The Theseus Research Program

byWolfgang WahlsterEditorHans-Joachim Grallert, Stefan Wess

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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The Internet of Services and the Internet of Things are major building blocks of the Future Internet. The digital enterprise of the future is based not only on mobile, social, and cloud technologies, but also on se­mantic technologies and the future Internet of Everything. Semantic technologies now enable mass cus­tomization for the delivery of goods and services that meet individual customer needs and tastes with near mass production efficiency and reliability. This is creating a competitive advantage in the industrial econ­omy, the service economy, and the emerging data economy, leading to smart products, smart services, and smart data, all adaptable to specific tasks, locations, situations, and contexts of smart spaces. Such tech­nologies allow us to describe, revise, and adapt the characteristics, functions, processes, and usage patterns of customization targets on the basis of machine-understandable content representation that enables auto­mated processing and information sharing between human and software agents.

This book explains the principal achievements of the Theseus research program, one of the central pro­grams in the German government's Digital 2015 initiative and its High-Tech Strategy 2020. The methods, toolsets, and standards for semantic technologies developed during this program form a solid basis for the fourth industrial revolution (Industrie 4.0), the hybrid service economy, and the transformation of big data into useful smart data for the emerging data economy.

The contributing authors are leading scientists and engineers, representing world-class academic and in­dustrial research teams, and the ideas, technologies, and representative use cases they describe in the book derive from results in multidisciplinary fields, such as the Internet of Services; the Semantic Web, and semantic technologies, knowledge management, and search; user interfaces, multimodal interaction, and visualization; machine learning and data mining; and business process support, manufacturing, automa­tion, medical systems, and integrated service engineering.

The book will be of value to both researchers and practitioners in these domains.

Wolfgang Wahlster is the Director and CEO of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) and a Professor of Computer Science at Saarland University, Saarbrücken. He was the Scientific Director of the Verbmobil consortium on spontaneous speech translation, the Smart Kom consortium on multimodal dialog systems and ...
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Title:Towards The Internet Of Services: The Theseus Research ProgramFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319361279

ISBN - 13:9783319361277

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Table of Contents

Part I - Principal Challenges.- Semantic Technologies for Mass Customization.- Challenges of the Internet of Services.- Industry in the Network of Tomorrow.- New Dimensions in Semantic Knowledge Management.- THESEUS: A Successful First Step. -Part II - Core Technologies.- Core Technologies for the Internet of Services.- Semantic Concept Identification for Images and Videos.- Content Identification and Quality-Based Ranking.- Semantics in Environmental Search Systems. Reasoning Brokerage - New Reasoning Strategies.- A Unified Approach for Semantic-Based Multimodal Interaction.- Building Multimodal Dialog User Interfaces in the Context of the Internet of Services.- Interactive Service Composition and Query.- Intelligent Semantic Mediation, Knowledge Acquisition and User Interaction.- SemaVis - A New Approach for Visualizing Semantic Information.- From Raw Data to Rich Visualization - Combining Visual Search with Data Analysis.- Machine Learning for Visual Concept Recognition and Ranking for Images.- Querying the Web with Statistical Machine Learning.- Automatic Assessment of Image Quality.- Evaluation of Image Annotation Using Amazon Mechanical Turk in ImageCLEF.- Part III - Use Cases.- The THESEUS Use Cases.- Domain-Adaptive Relation Extraction for the Semantic Web.- Ask like an Egyptian - Question Answering in the ALEXANDRIA Use Case.- Print Processing in CONTENTUS - Restoration of Digitized Print Media.- Semantic Linking in CONTENTUS.- Semantic Processing of Medical Data.- Intelligent Healthcare Applications.- Mobile Radiology Interaction and Decision Support Systems of the Future.- Linguistics to Structure Unstructured Information.- High Scalability for Semantic Indexes.- Integration of Semantic Technologies for Business Process Support in the Automation Industry.- Machining Intelligence Network - Data Mining and Semantic Search in the Manufacturing Industry.- Integrated Service Engineering (ISE).- A Unified Description Language for the Internet of Services.- Semantic Technologies for the Internet of Services.- Part IV - Program Organization and Dissemination.- Fostering Innovation with the THESEUS Research Program.- From Idea to Market - The THESEUS Innovation Center for the Internet of Services.