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This book contains a collection of thoroughly revised tutorial papers based on lectures given by leading researchers at the Second International Summer School on the Reasoning Web in Dresden, Germany, September 2007. It provides a coherent introduction to Semantic Web methods and research issues with a particular focus on reasoning.
The nine tutorial papers presented provide competent coverage of methods and research issues of the Semantic Web, ontology languages and their relation to description logics, Web query languages, XML, RDF and Topics Maps, evolution and reactivity, personalization in the Semantic Web, rule modeling with UML, techniques in Web information extraction, employing ontologies to ease construction of software applications, and type checking for Web rule and query languages.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Extensible Markup Language (XML) - Unified Modeling Language (UML) - XML - description logics - modeling - ontology - semantic web
Fundamentals of Reasoning and Reasoning Languages.- Foundations of Rule-Based Query Answering.- Reasoning in Description Logics: Basics, Extensions, and Relatives.- Rules, Rule Languages, and Policies.- Reactive Rules on the Web.- Rule-Based Policy Representation and Reasoning for the Semantic Web.- Rule Interchange on the Web.- Applications of Semantic Web Reasoning.- Reasoning in Semantic Wikis.- Semantic Wiki Representations for Building an Enterprise Knowledge Base.- Semantic Descriptions in an Enterprise Search Solution.- Semantic Web Service Discovery and Selection in B2B Integration Scenarios.