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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...
 
Privacy Engine for Context-Aware Enterprise Application Services
Found in: Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, IEEE/IFIP International Conference on
By Marion Blount, John Davis, Maria Ebling, William Jerome, Barry Leiba, Xuan Liu, Archan Misra
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 94-100
Satisfying the varied privacy preferences of individuals, while exposing context data to authorized applications and individuals, remains a major challenge for context-aware computing. This paper describes our experiences in building a middleware component...
 
SCOUT Contextually Organizes User Tasks
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Daby Sow, Maria Ebling, Rene-Pierre Lehmann, John Davis, Lawrence Bergman
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 94-101
<p>We explore ways to alleviate the current information explosion with an emphasis on organizing the abundance of legitimate (non-SPAM) emails that typical users receive daily. Our approach is to use information about the tasks implied by email messa...
 
Object-Oriented Development at Brooklyn Union Gas
Found in: IEEE Software
By John Davis, Tom Morgan
Issue Date:January 1993
pp. 67-74
<p>The application architecture, development environment, and performance of the object-oriented customer-related information system (CRIS-II) are discussed. It is shown that CRIS-II's implementation in a Smalltalk-like execution environment with obj...
 
Overcoming Information Overload in the Enterprise: The Active Approach
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Elena Simperl, Ian Thurlow, Paul Warren, Frank Dengler, John Davies, Marko Grobelnik, Dunja Mladenić, José Manuel Gómez-Pérez, Carlos Ruiz Moreno
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 39-46
Knowledge workers are central to an organization's success, yet their information management tools often hamper their productivity. This has major implications for businesses across the globe because their commercial advantage relies on the optimal exploit...
 
Century: Automated Aspects of Patient Care
Found in: Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications, International Workshop on
By Marion Blount, John Davis, Maria Ebling, Ji Hyun Kim, Kyun Hyun Kim, KangYoon Lee, Archan Misra, SeHun Park, Daby Sow, Young Ju Tak, Min Wang, Karen Witting
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 504-509
Remote health monitoring affords the possibility of improving the quality of health care by enabling relatively inexpensive out-patient care. However, remote health monitoring raises new a problem: the potential for data explosion in health care systems. T...
 
Supporting Mobile Business Workflow with Commune
Found in: Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By John Davis, Daby Sow, Daniela Bourges-Waldegg, Chang Jie Guo, Christian Hoertnag, Markus Stolze, Brian White Eagle, Ying Yin
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 10-18
We propose Commune, a workflow management system that supports a mobile workforce. We introduce the
 
Supporting Mobile Business Workflow with Commune
Found in: Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By John Davis, Daby Sow, Daniela Bourges-Waldegg, Chang Jie Guo, Christian Hoertnagl, Markus Stolze, Brian White Eagle, Ying Yin
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 43
Business workflow enables efficient specification and execution of a business process [1]. Through workflow, a business formally defines the algorithm of activities (steps) associated with a process and through a workflow management system, execution of th...
   
QuizRDF: Search Technology for the Semantic Web
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By John Davies, Richard Weeks
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 40112
An information-seeking system is described which combines traditional keyword querying of WWW resources with the ability to browse and query against RDF annotations of those resources. RDF(S) and RDF are used to specify and populate an ontology and the res...
   
When Can We Test Less?
Found in: Software Metrics, IEEE International Symposium on
By Tim Menzies, Justin Di Stefano, Kareem Ammar, Kenneth McGill, Pat Callis, Robert (Mike) Chapman, John Davis
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 98
When it is impractical to rigorously assess all parts of complex systems, test engineers use defect detectors to focus their limited resources. In this article, we define some properties of an ideal defect detector and assess different methods of generatin...
 
Wireless Brainstorming: Overcoming Status Effects in Small Group Decisions
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By John Davis, Melora Zaner, Shelly Farnham, Cezary Marcjan, Brenda P. McCarthy
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 46c
Social factors, such as status differences, may prevent some members from participating in group decisions. Computerized group decision support systems (GDSSs) can reduce social influences by allowing group members to contribute anonymously and in parallel...
   
Integrating Spatial, Semantic, and Social Structures for Knowledge Management
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Chaomei Chen, John Davies
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 1070
In this paper we describe a unique type of knowledge management systems ??virtual reality-enabled multi-user virtual environments with spatialised semantic structures. They are designed to enable users to exploit emerging knowledge structures shared among ...
   
A time-and-value centric provenance model and architecture for medical event streams
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGMOBILE international workshop on Systems and networking support for healthcare and assisted living environments (HealthNet '07)
By Archan Misra, Daby Sow, John Davis, Marion Blount, Min Wang
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 95-100
Provenance becomes a critical requirement for healthcare IT infrastructures, especially when pervasive biomedical sensors act as a source of raw medical streams for large-scale, automated clinical decision support systems. Medical and legal requirements wi...
     
Automatic administration of the get up and go test
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGMOBILE international workshop on Systems and networking support for healthcare and assisted living environments (HealthNet '07)
By Dounia Berrada, Gregory Abowd, John Davis, Mario Romero, Marion Blount
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 73-75
In-home monitoring using sensors has the potential to improve the life of elderly and chronically ill persons, assist their family and friends in supervising their status, and provide early warning signs to the person's clinicians. The Get Up and Go test i...
     
Finding others online: reputation systems for social online spaces
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems: Changing our world, changing ourselves (CHI '02)
By Carlos Jensen, John Davis, Shelly Farnham
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 447-454
In this paper, we examine what types of reputation information users find valuable when selecting someone to interact with in online environments. In an online experiment, we asked users to imagine that they were looking for a partner for a social chat. We...
     
Knowledge capture and utilization in virtual communities
Found in: Proceedings of the international conference on Knowledge capture (K-CAP 2001)
By John Davies, Yasmin Merali
Issue Date:October 2001
pp. 92-99
The literature on knowledge management highlights issues of fit between IT-based systems for knowledge management and the socially situated leveraging of knowledge assets by organisations [1]. This paper explores the way in which a knowledge-sharing enviro...
     
Curriculum and teaching delivery change in an international context
Found in: Proceedings of the 4th annual SIGCSE/SIGCUE ITiCSE conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE '99)
By Bogdan Zoltowski, John Davy, Roger Boyle
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 57-72
Poland and its education system have been undergoing radical and fast change since 1989 as the country "westernises". The pressures on HE in some ways mirror those of western Europe (growing classes, industrial and commercial demands), but the starting poi...
     
Research-led innovation in teaching and learning programming
Found in: Proceedings of the 4th annual SIGCSE/SIGCUE ITiCSE conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE '99)
By John Davy, Tony Jenkins
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 57-72
We describe an attempt to bridge the gap between educational research and practical innovation by making a package of changes to an introductory programming module based on the insights of existing theoretical work. Theoretical principles are described, us...
     
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