This is an edited volume that develops a common understanding of the various technologies intended to facilitate the automation of mediation, choreography and discovery for Web Services using semantic annotations. The book explores trade-offs among existing approaches.
This book provides a well-paced introduction to the Semantic Web. It covers a wide range of topics, from new trends (ontologies, rules) to existing technologies (Web Services and software agents) to more formal aspects (logic and inference).
This book analyzes semantic-enabled service composition, explores challenges and solutions related to composing services on the semantic Web, offers models and useful algorithms, and presents case studies in the areas of digital government and bioinformatics.
Filling an important niche in the field, this book covers a range of aspects of social network data mining, including Structural Properties of Social Networks, Algorithms for Structural Discovery of Social Networks and Content Analysis in Social Networks.
This volume identifies the security problems facing internet communication protocols along with the risks associated with internet connections. It includes a number of different algorithms and protocols to provide a cohesive security framework.
This book covers design of information systems for medically-related problems and applications, describing each in terms of fundamentals, temporal reasoning and maintenance in medicine, time in clinical tasks, and display of time-oriented clinical information.
Terminological Ontologies presents the main challenges affecting the discovery systems of information infrastructures to manage terminological models, while introducing a combination of research tools and applications in Semantic Web technologies.