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.
This book provides a series of case studies which give examples of real benefits to be derived from the adoption of semantic web based ontologies in real world situations, such as telecommunication, B2B integration, tourism, education and more.
This book offers a brief overview of the Social Web and Semantic Web before it describes popular social media and social networking applications, including their strengths and limitations. It also describes useful applications of Semantic Web technology.
This book presents a detailed examination of the principles of tile-based online mapping systems. Topics include discussions of projections, coordinate systems, image processing, data basing and indexing requirements and web access.
Social networks and virtual communities are often in the news, either being censored or facilitating academic cooperation. Here, leading researchers cover cutting-edge topics such as the requirements for effective collaboration in on-line communities.
This book features pioneering and cutting-edge research work that is pointing to the future of the Web. It covers such topics as semantic web services, location-based applications, personalized and context-dependent user interfaces, and social networks.