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Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 06:09:28 -0500
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This book is just out (Dec. 31, 2002). I've gotten a copy and find it to
be excellent. It represents a slew of European research (wish we had
such here in the States!) on nearly ever facet of ontologies and
knowledge management. I strongly recommend it. Two of the authors have
been very involved in the emerging Semantic Web ontology languages.    (01)

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0470848677/qid%3D1042628669/sr%3D11-1/ref%3Dsr%5F11%5F1/103-2289884-0282246    (02)

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Towards the Semantic Web: Ontology-Driven Knowledge Management
by John Davies (Editor), Dieter Fensel (Editor), Frank van Harmelen (Editor), Frank van Harmelen

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  • Hardcover: 328 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; ; (January 21, 2003)
  • ISBN: 0470848677
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Introduction (Davies, Fensel and van Harmelen).

OIL and DAML+OIL: Ontology Languages for the Semantic Web (Fensel, van Harmelen and Horrocks).

A Methodology for Ontology-based Knowledge Management (Sure and Studer).

Ontology Management: Storing, Aligning and Maintaining Ontologies (Klein, Ding, Fensel and Omelayenko).

Sesame: A Generic Architecture for Storing and Querying RDF and RDF Schema (Broekstra, Kampman and van Harmelen).

Generating Ontologies for the Semantic Web: OntoBuilder (Engels and Lech).

OntoEdit: Collaborative Engineering of Ontologies (Sure, Erdmann and Studer).

QuizRDF: Search Technology for the Semantic Web (Davies, Weeks and Krohn).

Spectacle (Fluit, Horst, van der Meer, Sabou and Mika).

OntoShare: Evolving Ontologies in a Knowledge Sharing System (Davies, Duke and Stonkus).

Ontology Middleware and Reasoning (Kiryakov, Simov and Ognyanov).

Ontology-based Knowledge Management at Work: The Swiss Life Case Studies (Reimer, Brockhausen, Lau and Reich).

Field Experimenting with Semantic Web Tools in a Virtual Organization (Iosif, Mika, Larsson and Akkermans).

A Future Perspective: Peer-2-Peer Enabled Semantic Web for Knowledge Management (Fensel, Staab, Studer, van Harmelen and Davies).

Conclusions: Ontology-driven Knowledge Management - Towards the Semantic Web? (Davies, Fensel and van Harmelen).



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Generating huge interest and backed by the global WorldWideWeb consortium the semantic web is the key initiative driving the future of the World Wide Web. Towards the Semantic Web focuses on the application of Semantic Web technology and ontologies in particular to electronically available information to improve the quality of knowledge management in large and distributed organizations. Ontologies are formal structures supporting knowledge sharing and reuse. They can be used to represent...
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