| ||Natural Language Processing for the Semantic Web |
Diana Maynard, Kalina Bontcheva, Isabelle Augenstein
This book introduces core natural language processing (NLP) technologies to non-experts in an easily accessible way, as a series of building blocks that lead the user to understand key technologies, why they are required, and how to integrate them in...
Publication Date: December, 2016
| ||Aaron Swartz's A Programmable Web |
This short work is the first draft of a book manuscript by Aaron Swartz written for the series "Synthesis Lectures on the Semantic Web" at the invitation of its editor, James Hendler. Unfortunately, the book wasn't completed before Aaron's death in J...
Publication Date: February, 2013
| ||The Epistemology of Intelligent Semantic Web Systems |
Mathieu d'Aquin, Enrico Motta
This book is a reflection of the evolution of the Semantic Web, a young discipline in comparison to other areas of computer science. Despite its youth, the Semantic Web already exhibits an interesting history and evolution. This is a conceptual and ...
Publication Date: May, 2016
| ||Entity Resolution in the Web of Data |
Vassilis Christophides, Vasilis Efthymiou, Kostas Stefanidis
In recent years, several knowledge bases have been built to enable large-scale knowledge sharing, but also an entity-centric Web search, mixing both structured data and text querying. These knowledge bases offer machine-readable descriptions of real...
Publication Date: August, 2015
| ||Semantic Mining of Social Networks |
Jie Tang, Juanzi Li
Online social networks have already become a bridge connecting our physical daily life with the (web-based) information space. This connection produces a huge volume of data, not only about the information itself, but also about user behavior. The ub...
Publication Date: April, 2015
| ||Library Linked Data in the Cloud |
Carol Jean Godby, Shenghui Wang, Jeffrey K. Mixter
This book describes OCLC's contributions to the transformation of the Internet from a web of documents to a Web of Data. The new Web is a growing "cloud" of interconnected resources that identify the things people want to know about when they approa...
Publication Date: May, 2015
| ||Social Semantic Web Mining |
Tope Omitola, Sebastian A. Rios, John G. Breslin
The past ten years have seen a rapid growth in the numbers of people signing up to use Web-based social networks (hundreds of millions of new members are now joining the main services each year) with a large amount of content being shared on these ne...
Publication Date: 01/01/2015
| ||Semantic Breakthrough in Drug Discovery |
Bin Chen, Huijun Wang, Ying Ding, David Wild
The current drug development paradigm---sometimes expressed as, ``One disease, one target, one drug''---is under question, as relatively few drugs have reached the market in the last two decades. Meanwhile, the research focus of drug discovery is bei...
Publication Date: 10/01/2014
| ||Semantics in Mobile Sensing |
Zhixian Yan, Dipanjan Chakraborty
The dramatic progress of smartphone technologies has ushered in a new era of mobile sensing, where traditional wearable on-body sensors are being rapidly superseded by various embedded sensors in our smartphones. For example, a typical smartphone tod...
Publication Date: 05/01/2014
| ||Provenance |
Luc Moreau, Paul Groth
The World Wide Web is now deeply intertwined with our lives, and has become a catalyst for a data deluge, making vast amounts of data available online, at a click of a button. With Web 2.0, users are no longer passive consumers, but active publisher...
Publication Date: 09/01/2013
| ||Resource-Oriented Architecture Patterns for Webs of Data |
The surge of interest in the REpresentational State Transfer (REST) architectural style, the Semantic Web, and Linked Data has resulted in the development of innovative, flexible, and powerful systems that embrace one or more of these compatible tech...
Publication Date: 04/01/2013
| ||VIVO |
Katy Borner, Ying Ding, Mike Conlon, Jon Corson-Rikert
The world of scholarship is changing rapidly. Increasing demands on scholars, the growing size and complexity of questions and problems to be addressed, and advances in sophistication of data collection, analysis, and presentation require new approac...
Publication Date: 01/01/2012
| ||Publishing and Using Cultural Heritage Linked Data on the Semantic Web |
Cultural Heritage (CH) data is syntactically and semantically heterogeneous, multilingual, semantically rich, and highly interlinked. It is produced in a distributed, open fashion by museums, libraries, archives, and media organizations, as well as i...
Publication Date: 01/01/2012
| ||Incentive-Centric Semantic Web Application Engineering |
Elena Simperl, Roberta Cuel, Martin Stein
While many Web 2.0-inspired approaches to semantic content authoring do acknowledge motivation and incentives as the main drivers of user involvement, the amount of useful human contributions actually available will always remain a scarce resource. C...
Publication Date: 01/01/2013
| ||Linked Data |
Tom Heath, Christian Bizer
The World Wide Web has enabled the creation of a global information space comprising linked documents. As the Web becomes ever more enmeshed with our daily lives, there is a growing desire for direct access to raw data not currently available on the ...
Publication Date: 01/01/2011