This book provides a practical approach to addressing common information management issues. It gives both the costs and benefits of using linked data techniques with government data and describes how agencies can fulfill their missions with less cost.
Presenting the latest achievements in grid technology, this volume provides invaluable insights for applications and development. Topics include Cloud Computing, international projects in Grid Operation, Grid Middleware, E-Science applications, and more.
This is an edited volume based on the 2007 Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR), now in its second meeting. The volume brings together world class leaders to contribute their research and up-to-date information on metadata and semantics.
This book lays the foundations for understanding the requirements that shape the description of the various aspects related to Semantic Web services. The authors introduce the Web Service Modeling Language (WSML) in the form of ontologies.
Business Process Automation principles and implementation methods are presented in this comprehensive overview. A wide range of topics are illustrated through the YAWL open-source support environment, providing a sound basis for workflow concepts.
This volume introduces user-interface application integration and examines current problems that ontologies can solve. It details a new way of applying ontologies to system integration and discusses how end-users can benefit from semantic technologies.
This book examines the role of research and the production of knowledge in the information society, with special emphasis on developing areas of the world. It contains cutting-edge technologies in the utilization of information technology for science and engineering.
This, the third edition of the classic textbook explores fundamental theory as well as practical techniques and algorithms, and features fresh chapters on aspects such as database replication and integration as well as emerging topics such as cloud computing.