This book focuses on an aspect of eCommerce that has not been researched - the role the Internet plays in transforming the relationship between companies and customers. It provides a ground-breaking, time sensitive contribution to the literature in eCommerce.
Presenting a cutting-edge workflow language explicitly expressing parallelism and data distribution for generic workflow applications, this book includes sophisticated algorithms for automatically creating and optimizing workflows using semantic technologies.
This book warns of the threats and vulnerabilities facing our privacy, identity, trust, security and inclusion in the rapidly approaching world of ambient intelligence (AmI). It contains realistic scenarios that demonstrate the threats of an AmI-world.
The first to cover this missing link between data mining and process modeling, this book provides real-world techniques for monitoring and analyzing processes in real time. It is a powerful new tool destined to play a key role in business process management.
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.
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 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.
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.