This volume presents cutting-edge research in the field of semantic technologies. It identifies interdisciplinary challenges in the areas of the Semantic Web, artificial intelligence and knowledge-based services.
Comprised of the main results from the IST CrossWork project, this book presents key innovations in the use of advanced information technology to support dynamic organizations in modern day industrial supply chains and business service networks.
Responding to a pressing need for analysis of digital technology’s impact on human creativity, this is the first volume to explore the topic in such detail, combining the work of prominent researchers and covering the three key loci of the creative process.
Information overload, constant task switching, and failure to share knowledge within organisations impedes individual and organisational effectiveness. This book describes research to provide better information tools for improved user productivity.
This brilliant textbook explains in detail the principles of conceptual modeling independently from particular methods and languages and shows how to apply them in real-world projects. Lots of practical exercises are included.
Diverse in purpose and collaboration patterns, Wikipedia, Flickr, You Tube, Facebook, LinkedIn are all large community-built databases. This book offers the first comprehensive reference on technical and social aspects of research in community-built databases.
This book provides extensive insight into the possibilities and challenges of XML in building new information management solutions in networked organizations. Applications across a broad spectrum are examined and numerous case studies are presented.
This book offers a comprehensive reference volume to the state-of-the-art in design studies in collaborative virtual environments (CVEs). It details the current research topics as well as the latest technological advancements and the best working examples.
This book provides a thorough analysis of change management in semantic service oriented environments. It is one of the first books to discuss the development of a theoretical foundation for managing changes in atomic and long-term composed services.