Towards the Semantic Web: Ontology-driven Knowledge Management / Edition 1

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Overview

"Towards the Semantic Web focuses on the application of Semantic Web technology and ontologies in particular to electronically available information to improve the quality of knowledge management in large and distributed organizations. Covering the key technologies for the next generation of the WWW, this book is a mixture of theory, tools and applications in an important area of WWW research." Aimed primarily at researchers and developers in the area of WWW-based knowledge management and information retrieval. It will also be a useful reference for students in computer science at the postgraduate level, academic and industrial researchers in the field, business managers who are aiming to increase the corporations' information infrastructure and industrial personnel who are tracking WWW technology developments in order to understand the business implications.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470848678
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/20/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 8.62 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Biographies
List of Contributors
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction 1
2 OIL and DAML+OIL: Ontology Languages for the Semantic Web 11
3 A Methodology for Ontology-based Knowledge Management 33
4 Ontology Management: Storing, Aligning and Maintaining Ontologies 47
5 Sesame: A Generic Architecture for Storing and Querying RDF and RDF Schema 71
6 Generating Ontologies for the Semantic Web: OntoBuilder 91
7 OntoEdit: Collaborative Engineering of Ontologies 117
8 QuizRDF: Search Technology for the Semantic Web 133
9 Spectacle 145
10 OntoShare: Evolving Ontologies in a Knowledge Sharing System 161
11 Ontology Middleware and Reasoning 179
12 Ontology-based Knowledge Management at Work: The Swiss Life Case Studies 197
13 Field Experimenting with Semantic Web Tools in a Virtual Organization 219
14 A Future Perspective: Exploiting Peer-to-Peer and the Semantic Web for Knowledge Management 245
15 Conclusions: Ontology-driven Knowledge Management - Towards the Semantic Web? 265
References 267
Index 281
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