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Guest Editors' Introduction: A Brain for Humankind
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Dieter Fensel, Mark A. Musen
Issue Date:March 2001
pp. 24-25
At a recent colloquium, a speaker referred to a
 
ServiceWeb 3.0
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Professor Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. xxii
Computer science is entering a new generation. The previous generation was based on abstracting from hardware. The emerging generation comes from abstracting from software and sees all resources as services in a service-oriented architecture (SOA). In a wo...
   
Product Data Integration in B2B E-Commerce
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Dieter Fensel, Ying Ding, Borys Omelayenko, Ellen Schulten, Guy Botquin, Mike Brown, Alan Flett
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 54-59
<p>The dramatically increased flexibility afforded by the Internet in business-to-business transactions also presents steep challenges in merging information coming from so many sources. B2B marketplaces, which function as an intermediate communicati...
 
Enabling Scalable Multi-channel Communication through Semantic Technologies
Found in: 2013 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Ioan Toma,Dieter Fensel,Andreea-Elena Gagiu,Ioannis Stavrakantonakis,Anna Fensel,Birgit Leiter,Andreas Thalhammer,Iker Larizgoitia,Jose Maria Garcia
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 591-596
With the rapid development of the Web in the direction Social Media, the number of communication possibilities has increased exponentially, bringing new challenges and opportunities for companies to build and shape their reputation online as well as to eng...
 
Near-Term Prospects for Semantic Technologies
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By V. Richard Benjamins, John Davies, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Peter Mika, Hugo Zaragoza, Mark Greaves, Jose Manuel Gómez-Pérez, Jesús Contreras, John Domingue, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 76-88
The Semantic Web has recently been enjoying significant investment in research, start-ups, and commercial projects. In this installment of Trends & Controversies, several experts discuss what they hope semantic technology will accomplish in the near fu...
 
Ontology-Based Knowledge Management
Found in: Computer
By Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2002
pp. 56-59
<p>The Web?s very popularity is making it more difficult to find, present, and maintain the data that users with a wide range of tasks and computer skills need. Existing document management systems use keyword matching as a search method, combined wi...
 
Challenges in Content Management for B2B Electronic Commerce
Found in: User Interfaces to Data Intensive Systems, International Workshop on
By Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 0002
No summary available.
   
The Knowledge Acquisition and Representation Language, KARL
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Dieter Fensel, Jürgen Angele, Rudi Studer
Issue Date:July 1998
pp. 527-550
<p><b>Abstract</b>—The <it>Knowledge Acquisition and Representation Language</it> (KARL) combines a description of a knowledge-based system at the conceptual level (a so-called <it>model of expertise</it>) with a d...
 
SESA: A Scalable Multi-channel Communication and Booking Solution for E-Commerce in the Tourism Domain
Found in: 2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE)
By Ioan Toma,Dieter Fensel,Alex Oberhauser,Christoph Fuchs,Corneliu Stanciu,Iker Larizgoitia
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 288-293
In the Tourism domain, e-Commerce is becoming the dominant means for value exchange i.e. selling and buying touristic services. Considering the latest developments of the Web in the direction of user-generated content, information sharing, online collabora...
 
Effective and Efficient On-Line Communication
Found in: 2012 23rd International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA)
By Dieter Fensel,Birgit Leiter,Stefan Thaler,Andreas Thalhammer,Ioan Toma
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 294-298
As Web, Web2.0 and semantic channels are constantly growing we are facing new challenge in on-line communication. This paper present a new methodology based on distinguishing and explicitly interweaving content and communication as a central means for achi...
 
SIM, a Semantic Instrumentation and Monitoring Solution for Large Scale Reasoning Systems
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Ioan Toma,Mihai Chezan,Raluca Brehar,Sergiu Nedevschi,Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 118-124
One central task to the idea of Semantic Web is reasoning over semantic descriptions of web pages and information items available on the Web. A flagship project that is advancing the state of the art in reasoning with Web scale data is the Large Knowledge ...
 
It's a Streaming World! Reasoning upon Rapidly Changing Information
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Emanuele Della Valle, Stefano Ceri, Frank van Harmelen, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 83-89
<p>Data streams occur in modern applications such as sensor network monitoring, traffic engineering, RFID tags applications, telecom call recording, medical record management, financial applications, and clickstreams. On the Web, many sites distribut...
 
Utilizing Web2.0 in Web Service Ranking
Found in: International Conference on the Digital Society
By Ioan Toma, Ying Ding, Krissada Chalermsook, Elena Simperl, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 174-179
The current shift in realizing distributed applications by applying service-oriented principles translates into more and more web services being published on the Web each day. This introduces a set of new challenges such as how to organize, search, rank an...
 
SOA4All, Enabling the SOA Revolution on a World Wide Scale
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By John Domingue, Dieter Fensel, Rafael González-Cabero
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 530-537
SOA4All will help to realize a world where billions of parties are exposing and consuming services via advanced Web technology. The outcome of the project will be a comprehensive framework and infrastructure that integrates four complimentary paradigm-shif...
 
Towards LarKC: A Platform for Web-Scale Reasoning
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen, Bo Andersson, Paul Brennan, Hamish Cunningham, Emanuele Della Valle, Florian Fischer, Zhisheng Huang, Atanas Kiryakov, Tony Kyung-il Lee, Lael Schooler, Volker Tresp, Stefan Wesner, Michael Witbrock, Ning Zhong
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 524-529
Current Semantic Web reasoning systems do not scale to the requirements of their hottest applications, such as analyzing data from millions of mobile devices, dealing with terabytes of scientific data, and content management in enterprises with thousands o...
 
Scalability in Semantic Computing: Semantic Middleware
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Reto Krummenacher, Elena Simperl, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 538-545
The World Wide Web is one of the ground-breaking achievements of modern computer science. The core technology, so simple to use, allows billions of users to publish, share and consume information from all over the world. The addition of so-called Web servi...
 
A Conceptual Roadmap for Scalable Semantic Computing
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Graham Hench, Elena Simperl, Alexander Wahler, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 562-568
Semantics has recently become a promising candidate panacea to computing scalability problems. However, this rather ambiguous candidacy title does not specify how this solution should be fulfilled, i.e. what steps must still be taken and which objectives m...
 
The Place of Policy in Semantically Enabled Service-oriented Architectures
Found in: Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies, International Conference on
By Dumitru Roman, Jacek Kopeck´, Ioan Toma, Dieter Fensel, Brahmananda Sapkota
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 237-242
Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs) suggest that IT systems should be developed from coarse-grained, loosely coupled, business-aligned components, so called services. One way towards loose coupling is to refrain from hard-coding policies in the system an...
 
An Ontology-Driven Approach To Reflective Middleware
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Reto Krummenacher, Elena Simperl, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 493-499
Recent work in the field of middleware technology proposes semantic spaces as a tool for coping with the scalability, heterogeneity and dynamism issues arising in large scale distributed environments. Reflective middleware moreover offers answers to the ne...
 
On Describing and Ranking Services based on Non-Functional Properties
Found in: Next Generation Web Services Practices, International Conference on
By Ioan Toma, Dumitru Roman, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 61-66
Service-oriented architectures are rapidly becoming the dominant computing paradigm. However, current SOA solutions are still restricted in their application context to being in-house solutions of companies. While service orientation is widely acknowledged...
 
WSMO-Lite: Lightweight Semantic Descriptions for Services on the Web
Found in: Web Services, European Conference on
By Tomas Vitvar, Jacek Kopeck´y, Maciej Zaremba, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 77-86
The current Web service technology brought a new potential to the Web of services. However, the success of Web services still depends on resolving three fundamental challenges, namely search, integration and mediation. In this paper we define an extended W...
 
Semantic Web Services, Part 2
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By David Martin, John Domingue, Amit Sheth, Steve Battle, Katia Sycara, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 8-15
Semantic Web services (SWS) has been a vigorous technology research area for about six years, producing a great deal of innovative work. Part 2 of this Trends & Controversies department continues exploring the state of the art, current practices, and f...
 
SESA: Emerging Technology for Service-Centric Environments
Found in: IEEE Software
By Tomas Vitvar, Michal Zaremba, Matthew Moran, Maciej Zaremba, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 56-67
Development of today's information systems must take a service-centric approach. The drive is toward designing service-centric systems involving well-defined, loosely coupled services that are reusable, discoverable, and composable. To promote service inte...
 
On communication and coordination issues of Semantic Web Services
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Omair Shafiq, Michal Zaremba, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 553-560
Semantic Web Services have been envisioned in the form of different conceptual models like OWL-S, WSMO and WSDL-S. Web Services Execution Environment (WSMX) is our reference implementation for Semantic Web Service conceptual model, WSMO. In this paper, we ...
 
Investigating Semantic Web Service Execution Environments: A Comparison between WSMX and OWL-S Tools
Found in: Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Omair Shafiq, Matthew Moran, Emilia Cimpian, Adrian Mocan, Michal Zaremba, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 31
The application of semantics in Web Services as Semantic Web Services for dynamic discovery, composition, invocation and monitoring has been very helpful in enabling Enterprise Application Integration and E-Commerce. There are many initiatives that aim to ...
 
Unifying Reasoning and Search to Web Scale
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 96, 94-95
Researchers have developed reasoning methods for rather small, closed, trustworthy, consistent, and static domains, but Web-scale reasoning remains elusive. The authors seek to merge semantic reasoning and search in something new that reflects proper unifi...
 
GRISINO: Combining Semantic Web Services, Intelligent Content Objects and Grid Computing
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Ioan Toma, Tobias Burger, Omair Shafiq, Daniel Doegl, Wernher Behrendt, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 39
Future information, knowledge and content infrastructures which provide highly automatic support in fulfilling users goals will most likely rely on some form of Grid computing. In combination with Semantic Web technologies and Semantic Web services, this i...
 
Bridging Multi Agent Systems and Web Services: towards interoperability between Software Agents and Semantic Web Services
Found in: Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, IEEE International
By M. Omair Shafiq, Ying Ding, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 85-96
The Semantic Web Services have been emerging to enable dynamic service discovery, composition, invocation, execution monitoring. On the other hand, Software Agents are envisioned as autonomous, proactive software entities that act on behalf its users accor...
 
On Describing, Analyzing, and Executing Complex Behavior of Services
Found in: Software Engineering Advances, International Conference on
By Dumitru Roman, Ioan Toma, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 45
This paper gives a high level overview of a framework for describing, analyzing, and executing complex behavior of services in the context of Service Oriented Computing. Having as a starting point the commonly used patterns in workflow specifications, we p...
 
Triple Space Computing Middleware for Semantic Web Services
Found in: Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops, IEEE International
By Omair Shafiq, Reto Krummenacher, Francisco Martin-Recuerda, Ying Ding, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 15
Triple Space Computing is a communication and coordination paradigm based on the convergence of space-based computing and the Semantic Web. It acts as a global space like middleware to enable communication and coordination based on the principle of publish...
 
Semantic Web Services Grounding
Found in: Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications / Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Jacek Kopecky, Dumitru Roman, Matthew Moran, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 127
Semantic Web Services frameworks like OWL-S and WSMO combine semantic descriptions of Web service capabilities, inputs, outputs and behavior with the syntactic interface descriptions in WSDL and XML Schema. The glue between the semantic and syntactic descr...
 
Distributed Web Service Discovery Architecture
Found in: Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications / Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Brahmananda Sapkota, Dumitru Roman, Sebastian Ryszard Kruk, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 136
In this paper, we present a distributed Web service discovery architecture that is designed to be reliable, flexible and scalable. The architecture is based on the concept of distributed shared space and intelligent search among a subset of spaces. It allo...
 
Towards SemanticWeb Services in Grid Environments
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Ioan Toma, Dumitru Roman, Kashif Iqbal, Dieter Fensel, Stefan Decker, Juergen Hofer
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 107
Web services and Grid computing are technologies with a great impact these days. Both technologies are taking a syntactical based approach to describe services, and therefore, limited support is provided for service related tasks like: discovery, compositi...
 
WWW or What Is Wrong with Web Services
Found in: Web Services, European Conference on
By Reto Krummenacher, Martin Hepp, Axel Polleres, Christoph Bussler, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 235-243
A core paradigm of the Web is information exchange via persistent publication, i.e., one party publishes a piece of information on the Web, and any other party who knows the location of the resource can retrieve and process the information at any later poi...
 
Semantic Business Process Management: A Vision Towards Using Semantic Web Services for Business Process Management
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Martin Hepp, Frank Leymann, John Domingue, Alexander Wahler, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 535-540
<p>Business Process Management (BPM) is the approach to manage the execution of IT-supported business operations from a business expert?s view rather than from a technical perspective. However, the degree of mechanization in BPM is still very limited...
 
Limitations of Community Web Portals: A Classmates? Case Study
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Anna V. Zhdanova, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 101-104
We analyze typical web portals supporting communication, data sharing and activities of former classmates. The inflexibility and restrictions imposed on users of such portals are demonstrated to support the thesis that introduction of community-driven onto...
 
Community-Driven Ontology Management: DERI Case Study
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Anna V. Zhdanova, Reto Krummenacher, Jan Henke, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 73-79
We introduce the concept of community-driven ontology management and demonstrate the added value to conventional ontology management of being community-driven. Further, we present an implementation of an infrastructure supporting community-driven ontology ...
 
Partner and Service Discovery for Collaboration Establishment with Semantic Web Services
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Michael Stollberg, Uwe Keller, Dieter Fensel
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 473-480
The ultimate goal of the Semantic Web is to enable automated collaboration over the Internet, based on ontologies as semantic terminology definitions and Web Services as computational facilities accessible over the Web. An essential functionality for colla...
 
Web Services: Been There, Done That?
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Steffen Staab, Wil van der Aalst, V. Richard Benjamins, Amit Sheth, John A. Miller, Christoph Bussler, Alexander Maedche, Dieter Fensel, Dennis Gannon
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 72-85
No summary available.
 
A Survey of Languages for Specifying Dynamics: A Knowledge Engineering Perspective
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Pascal van Eck, Joeri Engelfriet, Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen, Yde Venema, Mark Willems
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 462-496
<p><b>Abstract</b>—During the last years, a number of formal specification languages for knowledge-based systems has been developed. Characteristics for knowledge-based systems are a complex knowledge base and an inference engine which us...
 
OIL: An Ontology Infrastructure for the Semantic Web
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen, Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider
Issue Date:March 2001
pp. 38-45
Currently, computers are changing from single isolated devices to entry points into a worldwide network of information exchange and business transactions. Support in the exchange of data, information, and knowledge is becoming the key issue in computer tec...
 
The Semantic Web: The Roles of XML and RDF
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Stefan Decker, Sergey Melnik, Frank Van Harmelen, Dieter Fensel, Michel Klein, Jeen Broekstra, Michael Erdmann, Ian Horrocks
Issue Date:September 2000
pp. 63-74
<p>XML and RDF are the current standards for establishing semantic interoperability on the Web, but XML addresses only document structure. RDF better facilitates interoperation because it provides a data model that can be extended to address sophisti...
 
Sparkwave: continuous schema-enhanced pattern matching over RDF data streams
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS '12)
By Davide Cerri, Dieter Fensel, Srdjan Komazec
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 58-68
Data streams, often seen as sources of events, have appeared on the Web. Stream processing on the Web needs however to cope with the typical openness and heterogeneity of the Web environment. Semantic Web technologies, meant to facilitate data integration ...
     
Querying the past, present and future: where we are and where we will be
Found in: Special interest tracks and posters of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '05)
By Andrei Z. Broder, Calton Pu, Carole Goble, Dieter Fensel, Ling Liu
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 798-798
This panel will focus on exploring future enhancements of Web technology for active Internet-scale information delivery and dissemination. It will ask the questions of whether the current Web technology is sufficient, what can be leveraged in this endeavor...
     
OWL DL vs. OWL flight: conceptual modeling and reasoning for the semantic Web
Found in: Proceedings of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '05)
By Axel Polleres, Dieter Fensel, Jos de Bruijn, Ruben Lara
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 623-632
The Semantic Web languages RDFS and OWL have been around for some time now. However, the presence of these languages has not brought the breakthrough of the Semantic Web the creators of the languages had hoped for. OWL has a number of problems in the area ...
     
Enabling knowledge representation on the Web by extending RDF schema
Found in: Proceedings of the tenth international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '01)
By Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen, Ian Horrocks, Jeen Broekstra, Michel Klein, Stefan Decker
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 467-478
This paper describes the challenges faced by designers in creating accessible systems for the elderly. CARSE, an assessment tool, which has been synthesized and empirically validated of the semantic efficacy of interface metaphor, is used to evaluate two s...
     
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