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Semantic Web for Business: Cases and Applications

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Semantic Web for Business: Cases and Applications delivers real-life cases illustrating the benefits of Semantic Web technologies as applied to e-business and e-commerce scenarios, providing academic research libraries with a comprehensive reference to commercial capabilities of Semantic Web technologies, as well as practical applications for IT professionals, consultants, and students.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. Foreword
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgment
  6. Introduction
    1. Semantic Web Take—Off in a European Industry Perspective
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. KEY APPLICATION SECTORS AND TYPICAL TECHNOLOGY PROBLEMS
      4. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
      5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READINGS
      8. ENDNOTES
  7. Semantic Web E-Business Cases
    1. Applying Semantic Web Technologies to Car Repairs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. SOLUTION DESCRIPTION
      5. OBJECTIVES
      6. OVERVIEW
      7. DETAILS
      8. SEARCHING AND RETRIEVING REPAIR INFORMATION
      9. THE ROLE OF THE MYCAREVENT ONTOLOGY
      10. ALTERNATIVES
      11. COST AND BENEFITS
      12. RISK ASSESSMENT
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
      15. REFERENCES
    2. Semantic Integration for B2B Service Assurance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS
      5. ALTERNATIVES
      6. COST AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Semantic Web-Enabled Protocol Mediation for the Logistics Domain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION: THE SWWS APPROACH FOR PROTOCOL MEDIATION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS: THE SWWS PROTOCOL MEDIATION COMPONENT
      5. ALTERNATIVES, COST AND BENEFITS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. ENDNOTES
    4. A Case Study in Building Semantic eRecruitment Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS
      5. ALTERNATIVES
      6. COST AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. ENDNOTES
    5. The SEEMP Approach to Semantic Interoperability for E-Employment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      5. SOLUTION DETAILS
      6. ALTERNATIVES
      7. COST AND BENEFITS
      8. RISK ASSESSMENT
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. FUTURE TRENDS
      11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      12. REFERENCES
      13. ADDITIONAL READING
      14. ENDNOTES
    6. Towards Effectiveness and Transparency in E-Business Transactions: An Ontology for Customer Complaint Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION
      3. CUSTOMER COMPLAINT ONTOLOGY
      4. DISCUSSION AND LESSONS LEARNED
      5. MULTILINGUAL LEXICALIZATION OF THE CCONTOLOGY
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
    7. A Semantic Web-Based Information Integration Approach for an Agent-Based Electronic Market
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      5. SOLUTION DETAILS
      6. ALTERNATIVES
      7. COST AND BENEFITS
      8. RISK ASSESSMENT
      9. FUTURE TRENDS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
    8. Semantic Web for Media Convergence: A Newspaper Case
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS
      5. SEMANTIC MEDIA INTEGRATION FROM HUMAN SPEECH
      6. ALTERNATIVES
      7. COST AND BENEFITS
      8. RISK ASSESSMENT
      9. FUTURE TRENDS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. ENDNOTES
    9. Ontologically Enhanced RosettaNet B2B Integration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. EXISTING STANDARDS FOR B2B INTEGRATION
      4. THE ONTOLOGICALLY-ENHANCED ROSETTANET SOLUTION
      5. A SEMANTIC ROSETTANET INTEGRATION ARCHITECTURE
      6. ALTERNATIVES
      7. COST AND BENEFITS
      8. RISK ASSESSMENT
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND ADDITIONAL READING
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      12. REFERENCES
      13. ENDNOTES
    10. Towards an Operational REA Business Ontology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. ALTERNATIVES
      5. COST AND BENEFITS
      6. RISK ASSESSMENT
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. ENDNOTES
    11. Towards Semantic Business Processes: Concepts, Methodology, and Implementation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SWSS TECHNOLOGY EMERGENCE AND CURRENT STATUS
      3. MAPPING CONSTRAINTS
      4. TRANSLATING BPEL PROCESS DESCRIPTIONS TO OWL-S
      5. RELATED WORK
      6. EVALUATION AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE ASPECTS
      9. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    12. Experiences in Building Mobile E-Business Services: Service Provisioning and Mobility
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. SOLUTION DESCRIPTION
      4. SEMANTIC SUPPORT SERVICES: DETAILS
      5. ALTERNATIVES
      6. COST AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. ENDNOTES
    13. Towards the Use of Networked Ontologies for Dealing with Knowledge-Intensive Domains: A Pharmaceutical Case Study
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS
      5. ALTERNATIVES
      6. COST AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    14. Semantic Competence Pull: A Semantics-Based Architecture for Filling Competency Gaps in Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS
      5. ALTERNATIVES
      6. COST AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    15. Using Semantic Web Services in E-Banking Solutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CURRENT SITUATION: BROKERAGE APPLICATION BASED ON WEB SERVICES
      4. SOLUTION: BROKER BASED ON SEMANTIC WEB SERVICES
      5. COST AND BENEFITS
      6. RISK ASSESSMENT
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    16. Formal Ontology for Media Rights Transactions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT SITUATION
      3. PROPOSED SOLUTION
      4. SOLUTION DETAILS
      5. ALTERNATIVES
      6. COST AND BENEFITS
      7. RISK ASSESSMENT
      8. FUTURE TRENDS AND CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
  8. Compilation of References
  9. About the Contributors
  10. Index