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Ontologies : a handbook of principles, concepts and applications in information systems
Integrated series in information systems ; 14
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New York, NY : Springer, 2007
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xix, 930 p. : ill., digital ; 25 cm.

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This book describes the state-of-the-art in ontology-driven information systems (ODIS) and gives a complete perspective on the problems, solutions and open research questions in this field. The book covers four broad areas: foundations of ODIS, ontological engineering, ODIS architectures, and ODIS applications. It will trigger innovative thought processes and open up significant new domains in ODIS research.

Table of Contents

Diana Marcela Sanchez and Jose Maria Cavero and Esperanza Marcos MartinezVasudeva VarmaRaul Valverde and Mark TolemanLi Ding and Pranam Kolari and Zhongli Ding and Sasikanth AvanchaBernd Carsten StahlBernd Carsten StahlBelen Diaz-Agudo and Pedro A. Gonzalez-CaleroDragan Djuric and Dragan Gasevic and Vladan DevedzicHiranmay Ghosh and Santanu Chaudhury and Karthik Kashyap and Brindaduti MaitiSeung Hwan Kang and Sim Kim LauTomi Kauppinen and Eero HyvonenAlexandros G. Valarakos and George Vouros and Constantine SpyropoulosMaria Vargas-Vera and Emanuela Moreale and Arthur Stutt and Enrico Motta and Fabio CiravegnaAnn M. Hickey and Alan M. DavisJyoti M. Bhat and Krishnakumar Pooloth and Manohar Moorthy and Renuka Sindhgatta and Srinivas ThonseDencho N. Batanov and Waralak VongdoiwangChu-Ren Huang and Siaw-Fong Chung and Kathleen AhrensJay A. Yusko and Martha W. EvensMiguel-Angel Sicilia and Elena Garcia-Barriocanal and Salvador Sanchez-AlonsoN.L. SardaPeter Green and Michael Rosemann and Marta IndulskaSimone A. Ludwig and S.M.S. ReyhaniLiana RazmeritaSusan Gauch and Mirco Speretta and Alexander PretschnerCharu Chandra and Armen TumanyanRicardo Jardim-Goncalves and Joao P.M.A. Silva and Antonio A.C. Monteiro and Adolfo Steiger-GarcaoStefano Borgo and Paulo LeitaoGary H. MerrillThomas Horan and Ugur Kaplancali and Richard Burkhard and Benjamin SchooleyIstvan Mezgar and Zoltan KincsesXin Zheng and Delbert HartNorberto Fernandez-Garcia and Luis Sanchez-Fernandez and Jose M. Blazquez-del-Toro and Jesus Villamor-Lugo
Forewordp. xi
Foundations of ODIS
1 The Road Toward Ontologiesp. 3
2 Use of Ontologies for Organizational Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systemsp. 21
3 Ontological Evaluation of Business Models: Comparing Traditional and Component-Based Paradigms in Information Systems Re-Engineeringp. 49
4 Using Ontologies in the Semantic Web: A Surveyp. 79
5 Positivism or Non-Positivism - Tertium Non Daturp. 115
6 Ontology, Life-World, and Responsibility in ISp. 143
Ontological Engineering
7 An Ontological Approach to Develop Knowledge Intensive CBR Systemsp. 173
8 MDA Standards for Ontology Developmentp. 215
9 Ontology Specification and Integration for Multimedia Applicationsp. 265
10 Ontology Revisionp. 297
11 Modeling and Reasoning About Changes in Ontology Time Seriesp. 319
12 Machine Learning-Based Maintenance of Domain-Specific Application Ontologiesp. 339
13 MnM: Semi-Automatic Ontology Population from Textp. 373
14 An Ontological Approach to Requirements Elicitation Technique Selectionp. 403
ODIS Architectures
15 Use of Ontology for Automating Knowledge Intensive Business Processesp. 435
16 Using Ontologies to Create Object Model for Object-Oriented Software Engineeringp. 461
17 An Ontology-Based Exploration of Knowledge Systems for Metaphorp. 489
18 The Knowledge Collective Framework Makes Ontology Based Information Accessible, Maintainable, and Reusablep. 519
19 Information Systems Aspects and the Ontology of Hypermedia Systemsp. 545
20 Ontology-Enabled Database Management Systemsp. 563
21 Enhancing Interoperability and Web Services Standards Through Ontological Analysisp. 585
22 Context-Aware Ontology Selection Frameworkp. 607
23 Ontology-Based User Modelingp. 635
24 Ontology-Based User Profiles for Personalized Searchp. 665
ODIS Applications
25 Ontology-Driven Information System for Supply Chain Managementp. 697
26 Framework for Enhanced Interoperabilityp. 727
27 Foundations for a Core Ontology of Manufacturingp. 751
28 Engineering a Development Platform for Ontology-Enhanced Knowledge Applicationsp. 777
29 Inductive Design and Testing of a Performance Ontology for Mobile Emergency Medical Servicesp. 823
30 Development of an Ontology-Based Smart Card System Reference Architecturep. 841
31 Using Ontologies in Mobile Surveyorp. 365
32 The News Ontology for Professional Journalism Applicationsp. 887
Index 923