Hameurlain, Abdelkader, Küng, Josef, Wagner, Roland (Eds.)
2012, X, 171 p. 68 illus.
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Focuses on a wide range of topics, from data management to service-oriented computing
Includes a preface, introducing the five papers in the volume
The LNCS journal Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems focuses on data management, knowledge discovery, and knowledge processing, which are core and hot topics in computer science. Since the 1990s, the Internet has become the main driving force behind application development in all domains. An increase in the demand for resource sharing across different sites connected through networks has led to an evolution of data- and knowledge-management systems from centralized systems to decentralized systems enabling large-scale distributed applications providing high scalability. Current decentralized systems still focus on data and knowledge as their main resource. Feasibility of these systems relies basically on P2P (peer-to-peer) techniques and the support of agent systems with scaling and decentralized control. Synergy between grids, P2P systems, and agent technologies is the key to data- and knowledge-centered systems in large-scale environments.
This, the seventh issue of Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems, contains five revised selected regular papers on the following topics: data management, data streams, service-oriented computing, abstract algebraic frameworks, RDF and ontologies, and conceptual model frameworks.
RFID Data Management and Analysis via Tensor Calculus.- Processing Exact Results for Windowed Stream Joins in a Memory-Limited System: A Disk-Based, Adaptive Approach.- Reducing the Semantic Heterogeneity of Unstructured P2P Systems: A Contribution Based on a Dissemination Protocol.- Towards a Scalable Semantic Provenance Management System.- A Unified Conceptual Framework for Service-Oriented Computing: Aligning Models of Architecture and Utilization.