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A Policy-based Approach to Smart Cloud Services
Virtualized service models are now emerging and redefining the way information technology is delivered. Managing these services efficiently over the cloud is an open challenge. We are developing a policy-based integrated ...
Information Integration and the Semantic Web
This short position paper describes the role that the Semantic Web can play in information integration and how the Swoogle Semantic Web search engine can help.
Information Retrieval and the Semantic Web
Information retrieval technology has been central to the success of the Web. For semantic web documents or annotations to have an impact, they will have to be compatible with Web based indexing and retrieval technology. ...
On Homeland Security and the Semantic Web: A Provenance and Trust Aware Inference Framework
Discovering and evaluating interesting patterns and semantic associations in vast amount of information provided by many different sources is an important and time-consuming work for homeland security analysts. By ...
How the Semantic Web is Being Used:An Analysis of FOAF Documents
Semantic Web researchers have initially focused on the representation, development and use of ontologies but paid less attention to the social and structural relationships involved. The past year has seen a dramatic increase ...
Modeling and Evaluating Trust Network Inference
The growth in knowledge sharing enabled by the (Semantic) Web has made trust an increasingly critical issue. Based on explicit inter-agent trust relations, a trust network emerges on the (Semantic) Web in the knowledge ...
An Intelligent Broker for Context-Aware Systems
We describe Context Broker Architecture (CoBrA) – a new architecture for supporting context-aware systems in smart spaces. Our architecture explores the use of Semantic Web languages for defining and publishing a context ...
Using OWL in a Pervasive Computing Broker
Computing is moving toward a pervasive context-aware environment in which agents with limited resources will require external support to help them become context-aware. In this paper, we describe an agent based architecture ...
Personal Agents on the Semantic Web
Personal assistants gather and filter relevant information and compose it into a coherent picture with regard to the user’s preferences. An intrinsic and important prerequisite for a personal assistant or rather any agent ...
ITTALKS: A Case Study in the Semantic Web and DAML
Effective use of the vast quantity of information now available on the web will require the use of “Semantic Web” markup languages such as the DARPA Agent Markup Language (DAML). Such languages will enable the automated ...