Semantic Web and Beyond

Canadian Semantic Web

Editors: Koné, Mamadou Tadiou, Lemire, Daniel (Eds.)

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Since its creation a number of years ago, the  World  Wide Web has revolutionized the way entertainment, research and business are conducted in modern society. However, most of the current Web is conceived for human understanding whereas software applications or agents have no clue of the meaning of its content. The semantic Web, as an extension of the current Web and a vision, aims to bring structure for computer programs to "understand" and process. According to Tim Berners-Lee, in this vision, humans and machines will be able to work, reason and solve complex tasks in cooperation.

Canadian Semantic Web contains the proceedings of the Canadian Semantic Web Working Symposium (CSWWS) 2006, the first major event in Canada on the theme of semantic Web. This event is the initiative of the Canadian Semantic Web Interest Group (SWIG) which gathers researchers supported by the Canadian Society for the Computational Studies of Intelligence(CSCSI).

This text covers a variety of well known topics of interest to practitioners in industry and research scientists. The range of topics includes languages, tools and methodologies for the semantic Web, semantic Web-based ontology management and engineering, semantic Web services, practical applications of the semantic Web techniques, artificial intelligence methods and tools for the semantic Web, software agents on the semantic Web, visualization and modeling of the semantic Web. The goal of this book is to provide a state-of-the-art review of the research as well as to introduce topics of interest to experts.

Mamadou Tadiou Koné is an Assistant Professor in computer science at Université Laval, Québec, Canada. Daniel Lemire is Professor at Télé-université, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), Canada.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Service-Oriented Computing: Multiagent Foundation, Robust Applications, and Research Agenda

    Pages 1-2

    Huhns, Michael N.

  • A Semantic Web Mediation Architecture

    Pages 3-22

    Stollberg, Michael (et al.)

  • Applying and Inferring Fuzzy Trust in Semantic Web Social Networks

    Pages 23-43

    Lesani, Mohsen (et al.)

  • A Trust Model for Sharing Ratings of Information Providers on the Semantic Web

    Pages 45-61

    Zhang, Jie (et al.)

  • A Distributed Agent System upon Semantic Web Technologies to Provide Biological Data

    Pages 63-80

    Kohantorabi, Farzad (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Canadian Semantic Web
Editors
  • Mamadou Tadiou Koné
  • Daniel Lemire
Series Title
Semantic Web and Beyond
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-34347-1
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-34347-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-29815-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4004-9
Series ISSN
1559-7474
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 228
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations
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