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An Alternative to the Top-Down Semantic Web of Services
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Sudhir Agarwal,Charles Petrie
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 94-97
The authors provide an alternative to the top-down, search-based, Semantic Web based on allowing users to share the ways that they actually use the Web. This is also an alternative to Semantic Web services.
 
Semantic Email Addressing: The Semantic Web Killer App?
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Michael Kassoff, Charles Petrie, Lee-Ming Zen, Michael Genesereth
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 48-55
Email addresses, like telephone numbers, are opaque identifiers. They're often hard to remember, and, worse still, they change from time to time. Semantic email addressing (SEA) lets users send email to a semantically specified group of recipients. It prov...
 
Pragmatic Semantic Unification
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 96, c3
Many researchers, mostly academics, are devoting great resources to developing the Semantic Web and the corresponding semantic Web services. The various proposed technology suites are usually based on top-down ontologies that are intended primarily to solv...
 
Simple Wins
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:July 1998
pp. 4-5
No summary available.
 
The XML Files
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:May 1998
pp. 4-6
No summary available.
 
Putting Mom on E-Mail
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:March 1998
pp. 4-5
No summary available.
 
Legislating Software Standards
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 4-5
No summary available.
 
Digital Shards
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 93-94
Are we moving too fast toward a world of limited access? This column explores what could happen in such a case.
 
Future Internet Protocols
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie,Oliver Spatscheck
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 11-13
The Internet is based on a layered set of protocols — the most basic of which is TCP/IP — and the servers and routers that support them. This special issue addresses challenges to the Internet's basic protocols as our collecti...
 
The Myth of Open Web Services: The Rise of the Service Parks
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie, Christoph Bussler
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 96, 94-95
Issues of trust, reliability, and data heterogeneity make it unlikely that we'll have access to a set of free and heterogenous Web services and tools to combine them on the Internet anytime soon. The authors contend, instead, that
 
Collective Work
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 96,94-95
The Internet can help us identify when our efforts conflict with others and when they present opportunities for collaborations that could yield impressive gains. This column examines some science fiction scenarios that show how such functionality could hel...
 
No Science without Semantics
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 88, 86-87
Computer science often faces the criticism that it isn't actual science. Doing science means using the scientific method, which includes reporting results so that others can repeat and verify them. The problem with the computer science community is the lac...
 
Semantic Attention Management
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 93-96
Semantic technologies offer to make our niches of interest even narrower, more dynamic, and easier to manage, including giving us more fine-grained control over who gets our attention with their Internet content. Many possibilities exist for semantic techn...
 
Industrial Semantics and Magic
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie, Christoph Bussler
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 96, 94-95
It's time for academic research in semantics to be industrially relevant. Yes, industry generally adapts slowly to new ideas, but the problem is compounded by academics' confusion about the issues they're solving - and those that industry would like solved...
 
It's the Programming, Stupid
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 96, 95
Most discussions of the virtues of the Semantic Web (and services) are couched in terms of e-commerce, but as it turns out, that's not what's so important about enterprise semantics.
 
JATLite: A Java Agent Infrastructure with Message Routing
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Heecheol Jeon, Charles Petrie, Mark R. Cutkosky
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 87-96
<p>JATLite is a tool for creating agent systems. It includes a message router that supports message buffering, allowing agents to fail and recover. Message buffering also supports a name-and-password mechanism that lets agents move freely between hos...
 
A Brief History
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:November 1998
pp. 6-7
No summary available.
 
Intranets: Your New Standard
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:September 1997
pp. 4-5
<p>Knowing that my computer science orientation is AI and agents, you might wonder what I would care, or know, about intranets. As it turns out, the subject is not only more important, but also more interesting than I first suspected.</p>
 
Bringing Up the Internet
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:March 1997
pp. 4-5
<p>The Internet was designed to survive a nuclear war. But can it survive capitalism? The answer depends on what you mean by
 
The Age of DIY
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 93-94
We've long been able to find any information on the Web. Now, with tools for designing goods and services both online and off, and the advent of 3D printers, the Internet is entering a new Do It Yourself age.
 
From Palaces to Yurts: Why Requirements Engineering Needs Design Thinking
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Christophe Vetterli,Walter Brenner,Falk Uebernickel,Charles Petrie
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 91-94
Requirements engineering methods are geared for developing information systems and aren't what's needed for today's world of rapidly changing, app-enabled products. Today's apps are more and more an integrated and central part of service delivery of new pr...
 
Changing the World
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 87-89
Steve Jobs' world-changing innovations at Apple are usually considered to be his marriage of art and technology. Here, the author argues that the major changes in our world resulted from clever business models, especially those that created ecosystems in w...
 
Emergent Collectives
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 99-102
Emergent collectives are networks of information or function nodes with minimal central control. People can easily add nodes to the network and often have a social incentive to do so. The author argues that such collectives are an important feature of toda...
 
Web Technology and Architecture for Personal Health Records
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Chimezie Ogbuji, Karthik Gomadam, Charles Petrie
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 10-13
<p>Contemporary Web-based architectures can help address the technological and architectural challenges inherent to modern personal health record (PHR) systems. Current research in the area of healthcare informatics has focused on incorporating Web-b...
 
Is Google Evil?
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 92-96
There is a lot of worry out there about how powerful Google has become and how to interpret its corporate motto of
 
Plenty of Room Outside the Firm
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 92-96
In the early years of computing, a scientist would fail or succeed in predicting the future depending upon his or her ability to imagine new applications based upon the fundamental computing functions of numeric calculation and bookkeeping. After the publi...
 
Practical Web Services
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 93-96
Web services are an important technology because they provide machine readable descriptions of the service. But the potential of this technology, especially for software engineering, has hardly been reached because this fundamental aspect of the technology...
 
The Semantics of
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 96,94-95
The author describes a specific view of
 
Guest Editors' Introduction: Business Processes on the Web
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie, Akhil Sahai
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 28-29
<p>With the advent of service-centric computing, the virtual enterprise is fast becoming a reality as businesses increasingly outsource various functions electronically. The complex interrelationships this creates among companies requires distributed...
 
Service Agents and Virtual Enterprises: A Survey
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie, Christoph Bussler
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 68-78
<p>Implementing specific principles of academic software agents could help us build on Web service standards and finally realize the promise of a virtual enterprise.</p>
 
Guest Editors' Introduction: Ubiquitous Mobile Computing
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Yih-Farn Robin Chen, Charles Petrie
Issue Date:March 2003
pp. 16-17
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Beyond Documents: Sharing Work
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie, Sunil Sarin
Issue Date:May 2000
pp. 34-36
No summary available.
 
The Edge of E-Cash
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:November 1997
pp. 4-5
No summary available.
 
The Next Computer Revolution
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:May 1997
pp. 4-5
<p>People are messy, especially when they are busy and productive. Some of us, at least, throw papers on any horizontal surface and forget detail and dates. That's why the value of computers has always been as an organizing prosthetic.</p>
 
Is the Internet a Thing?
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Charles Petrie
Issue Date:July 2014
pp. 84-86
The announcement that ICANN will move out of US Department of Commerce authority has caused extensive discussion among the Internet community. Here, the author asks who should govern the Internet, presuming ICANN even does.
 
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