Special Issue of the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
"KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION WITH ONTOLOGIES: PRESENT CHALLENGES - FUTURE
Guest Editors: Christopher Brewster and Kieron O"Hara
Recently, we have seen an explosion of interest in ontologies as artifacts
to represent human knowledge and as critical components in knowledge
management, the Semantic Web, ...
Journal of Web Semantics
Journal of Web Semantics: this website, besides publishing preprints of the accepted papers, as aiming at more. Pure technology is only one aspect of semantics and the Semantic Web - maybe not even the most important one. Social aspects: sharing of technology, to learn and to be able to built-upon each others experiences is crucial. ...
Search Engines 201
Want to dive deep -- really deep -- into the technical literature about search engines? Here"s a road map to some of the best web information retrieval resources available online.
Longtime SearchDay readers know I"m an avowed technical literature junkie. I"m talking the heavy-duty, industrial strength type of stuff that"s ...
Amazon powers up Internet search engine
Amazon.com has officially taken the wraps off its Internet search engine, joining the contest to unseat No. 1 provider Google.
A9.com, an independent unit of the Internet retailer, launched a new version of its Web site late Tuesday night. The service greatly expands on and organizes early features of A9, which launched in test form in April, ...
WebServices - Java Studio Creator Update Targets Mac Developers
Updated: The new release of Sun"s visual development environment allows users to develop Java applications on Mac OS X, Windows XP and Solaris for deployment on any platform compatible with the Java 2 Standard Edition.
As Apple begins a major push to win developers over to the next major update to Mac OS X, Sun Microsystems ...
Web Services Adoption Patterns
A study of Web services implementations gleans a distinct adoption and implementation pattern among users. The pattern is as follows:
1) converting internal data to XML;
2) accepting XML incoming data from external entities and converting it back to native application data formats;
3) wrapping existing ...
Swoogle indexing and retrieval service for semantic web documents
There is a new version of Swoogle, a crawler-based indexing and retrieval service for the semantic web, that is available at http://swoogle.umbc.edu/. Swoogle has cataloged over 150K semantic web documents and indexed metadata about their classes, properties and individuals as well as the relationships among them. Swoogle also ...
Simple Search Lightens Net Load
Researchers working on finding better ways to search the Internet are increasingly turning to methods that require individual nodes, or servers, to know a little bit about nearby servers, but don"t require servers to look much beyond their own neighborhoods.
Researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles have ...
Agent-Mediated Knowledge Management
agent-mediated knowledge management
- AMKM 2003, Revised and Invited Papers -
L. van Elst, V. Dignum, A. Abecker (Eds.), Springer. LNAI 2926
This book presents a coherent and well-balanced collection of revised papers focusing on agent-mediated knowledge management. Most of the papers are ...
Oracle changes tune on integration
SAN DIEGO--Following in the footsteps of rivals, Oracle is launching a Web services-based effort to make its business management applications more compatible with other business systems.
Oracle Co-President Charles Phillips discussed the initiative during a keynote speech here on Tuesday, where thousands of the software maker"s customers and ...
OWL - 1.0 Plugin for Protege
We are pleased to announce the first 1.0 release of a Plugin for Protege to support the Web Ontology Language (OWL). We are making this release in conjunction with the release of Protege 2.0 today.
Protege is an open-source ontology development environment developed at Stanford Medical Informatics, ...
What is the Semantic Web Challenge?
What is the SemanticWeb Challenge? How would you explain the SemanticWeb to your grandparents?
We as scientists working in various research areas pertaining to many aspects of the SemanticWeb should be able to give this explanation.
Recently, many interesting issues were presented and discussed at various Semantic Web events ...
RDF and OWL Are W3C Recommendations
The World Wide Web Consortium today released the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the OWL Web Ontology Language (OWL) as W3C Recommendations. RDF is used to represent information and to exchange knOWLedge in the Web. OWL is used
to publish and share sets of terms called ontologies, supporting advanced ...
Web services security spec closer to approval
WS-Security, a widely supported proposal for securing web services, could become an official Oasis standard by March.
Next month, Oasis anticipates a full-membership vote on the WS-Security specification, which is intended to provide critical security for web services. If approved during a 30-day voting period, ...
Tutorial "Intelligent Information Integration for the Semantic Web" at IK 04
Interdisciplinary College 2004, Focus Theme: Body and Motion
March 5 - 12, 2004, Günne at Lake Möhne
supported by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
Chairs: Herbert Jaeger (International University Bremen), Holk Cruse (University of Bielefeld)
The Interdisciplinary College is a 1-week spring school on brain sciences & artificial intelligence. ...
Braintrust International 2004 - knowledge management forum
The only international knowledge management forum for practitioners with more world-class keynotes and featured presenters than ever before. With five workshops and four tracks to choose from, this event is tailored fvto everyvone"s needs. You will bring back the most relevant and timely knowledge management information and ideas that will ...
RSS provides the standard for reading internet news
Search engines do a good job in finding specific information on the Internet but are not so good when you want to find news on the Internet. Either you have to visit many different news sites or add yourself to yet another e-mail subscription list and suffer e-mail overload. RSS, a standard for syndicating news feeds, is becoming a popular way for ...
A Web services wish list
Web services turns four years old in 2004, and I think that most people who have been following the technology will agree that progress has been made at the fast rate once dubbed "Internet time." This should not be surprising, because Web services is the second generation of how we use the Web to connect things. This time, we"re not connecting you ...
Composite Capability/Preference Profiles (CC/PP): Structure and Vocabularies 1.0
This document describes CC/PP (Composite Capabilities/Preference Profiles) structure and vocabularies. A CC/PP profile is a description of device capabilities and user preferences that can be used to guide the adaptation of content presented to that device. Here profile does not refer to a subset of a particular specification, for example the CSS ...
Workshop on Semantic Web Enabled Software Engineering (SWESE)
to be held at the 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2005)
November 6th - 10th, 2005 , Galway, Ireland
Over the past five years there have been attempts to bring together languages and tools developed for Software Engineering (SE) with Semantic Web (SW) languages. One of the most recent of these ...