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Handbook of Semantic Web Technologies

Domingue, John, Fensel, Dieter, Hendler, James A. (Eds.)

2011, XX, 1056p. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • The only comprehensive reference work about the Semantic Web currently available
  • Describes both fundamental research and major applications areas like bioinformatics, life sciences, business, education, and others
  • Ideal for researchers who need in-depth introduction into all areas related to Semantic Web research and applications
  • Contributions written and edited by main authorities in this field

After years of mostly theoretical research, Semantic Web Technologies are now reaching out into application areas like bioinformatics, eCommerce, eGovernment, or Social Webs. Applications like genomic ontologies, semantic web services, automated catalogue alignment, ontology matching, or blogs and social networks are constantly increasing, often driven or at least backed up by companies like Google, Amazon, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn and others. The need to leverage the potential of combining information in a meaningful way in order to be able to benefit from the Web will create further demand for and interest in Semantic Web research.

This movement, based on the growing maturity of related research results, necessitates a reliable reference source from which beginners to the field can draw a first basic knowledge of the main underlying technologies as well as state-of-the-art application areas. This handbook, put together by three leading authorities in the field, and supported by an advisory board of highly reputed researchers, fulfils exactly this need. It is the first dedicated reference work in this field, collecting contributions about both the technical foundations of the Semantic Web as well as their main usage in other scientific fields like life sciences, engineering, business, or education.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Knowledge Management - Knowledge Representation - OWL - Ontologies - RDF - RIF - SPARQL - Semantic Web Services - Social Networks - Swoogle - Web 3.0 - eBusiness - eCulture - eGovernment - eLearning - eScience

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Business Information Systems - Database Management & Information Retrieval - Information Systems and Applications

Table of contents 

Introduction to the Semantic Web Technologies by  Domingue, John;  Fensel, Dieter; Hendler, James A.
Semantic Web Architecture by Harth, Andreas; Janik, Maciej; Staab, Steffen
Semantic Annotations and Retrieval: Manual, Semi-automatic and Automatic Generation by Bontcheva, Kalina; Cunningham, Hamish
Semantic Annotation and Retrieval: RDF by Gandon, Fabien; Han, Sung-kook; Krummenacher, Reto; Toma, Ioan
Semantic Annotation and Retrieval: Web of hypertext: RDFa and Microformats by  Adida, Ben; Herman, Ivan; Birbeck, Mark
Semantic Annotation and Retrieval: Web of Data by Heath, Tom; Bizer, Chris
Storing the Semantic Web: Repositories by Kiryakov, Atanas;  Damova, Mariana
Querying the Semantic Web: SPARQL by Della Valle, Emanuele; Ceri, Stefano
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning on the Semantic Web: OWL by Horrocks, Ian; Patel-Schneider, Peter F.
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning on the Semantic Web: RIF by  Kifer, Michael
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning on the Semantic Web: Web-scale Reasoning by Kotoulas, Spyros;  van Harmelen, Frank
Social Semantic Web by Breslin, John; Passant, Alexandre; Vrandecic, Denny
Ontologies and the Semantic Web by Abecker, Andreas; Grimm, Stephan; Studer, Rudi; Völker, Johanna
Future Trends by Nixon, Lyndon; Volz, Raphael; Ciravegna, Fabio;  Studer, Rudi
Semantic Technology Adoption: A Business Perspective by Benjamins, Richard; Greaves, Mark; Radoff, Mark; Davis, Mike; Lockwood, Rose; Contreras, Jesus
Semantic Web Search Engines by d'Aquin, Mathieu; Ding, Li;  Motta, Enrico
eScience by Zhao, Jun; Goble, Carole; de Roure, Dave; Corcho, Oscar; Missier, Paolo; Belhajjame, Khalid; Newmann, David
Knowledge Management in Large Organizations by Davies, John; Warren, Paul
eBusiness  by Grün, Christoph; Werthner, Hannes; Huemer, Christian; Liegl, Philipp; Mayrhofer, Dieter; Schuster, Rainer; Zapletal, Marco; Motal, Thomas
eGovernment by Shadbolt, Nigel; O'Hara, Kieron; Salvadores, Manuel; Alani, Harith
Multimedia, Broadcasting and eCulture by Nixon, Lyndon; Troncy, Raphaël; Kompatsiaris, Yiannis; Dasiopoulou, Stamatia; Hyvönen, Euro; Evain, Jean-Pierre
Semantic Web Services by Pedrinaci, Carlos; Sheth, Amit; Domingue, John
Glossary; Index.

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