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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 ...
Opaque Attribute Alignment
Ontology alignment describes a process of mapping ontological concepts, classes and attributes between different ontologies providing a way to achieve interoperability. While there has been considerable research in this ...
Finding Semantic Web Ontology Terms from Words
The Semantic Web was designed to unambiguously define and use ontologies to encode data and knowledge on the Web. Many people find it difficult, however, to write complex RDF statements and queries because it requires ...
Bioblitz Data on the Semantic Web
Last summer, we represented the 1200 species observations of the First Annual Blogger Bioblitz in RDF. This allowed us to easily integrate the data with existing RDF data on natural history, taxonomy, food webs, conservation ...
Boosting Semantic Web Data Access Using Swoogle
One of the unique advantages brought by the Semantic Web is that semantic web languages, such as RDF and OWL, offer a small but expressive set of common ontological constructs for agents to share knowledge on the Web. ...
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. ...
Policy-based Access Control for Task Computing Using Rei
In this paper, we describe a policy-based access control implementation for Task Computing using the Rei policy engine. Task Computing lets ordinary end-users accomplish complex tasks on the fly from an open, dynamic, and ...
Text understanding agents and the Semantic Web
We discuss the challenges involved in adapting the OntoSem natural language processing system to the Web. One set of tasks involves processing Web documents, translating their computed meaning representations from the ...
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 ...