Innovations, Developments, and Applications of Semantic Web and Information Systems

Innovations, Developments, and Applications of Semantic Web and Information Systems

Miltiadis D. Lytras (American College of Greece, Greece), Naif Aljohani (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia), Ernesto Damiani (University of Milan, Italy) and Kwok Tai Chui (The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 473
ISBN13: 9781522550426|ISBN10: 1522550429|EISBN13: 9781522550433|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5042-6


In the last few years, there has been an increased advancement and evolution in semantic web and information systems in a variety of fields. The integration of these approaches to ontology engineering, sophisticated methods and algorithms for open linked data extraction, and advanced decision-making creates new opportunities for a bright future.

Innovations, Developments, and Applications of Semantic Web and Information Systems is a critical scholarly resource that discusses integrated methods of research and analytics in information technology. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analysis, and algorithms, this book is geared towards researchers, academicians, and professionals seeking current information on semantic web and information systems.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Algorithmic Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Data Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Machine Learning
  • Ontology Engineering
  • Semantic Web and Information Systems

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Miltiadis D. Lytras is lecturer at the American College of Greece. His research focuses on Semantic Web, knowledge management, and e-learning, with many publications in these areas. He has co-edited 25 special issues in international journals (e.g. IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Interactive Learning Environments, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, etc.).
Naif R. Aljohani is Assistant Professor and Head of Department of Information Systems at the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology in King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK. He received the Bachelor’s degree in Computer Education from King Abdul Aziz University, 2005. In 2009, he received the Master degree in Computer Networks from La Trobe University, Australia. His research interests are in the areas of mobile and ubiquitous computing, mobile and ubiquitous learning, learning and knowledge analytics, semantic web, Web Science, technology enhanced learning and human computer interaction. He has more than 40 research publications.
Ernesto Damiani is a Full Professor at the Universita degli Studi di Milano, where he leads the SESAR research lab, and the leader of the Big Data Initiative at the EBTIC/Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Ernesto holds/has held visiting positions at a number of international institutions, including George Mason University in Virginia, US, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, LaTrobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) at Lyon, France. He is a Fellow of the Japanese Society for the Progress of Science. He is the Principal Investigator of the H2020 TOREADOR project. He was a recipient of the Chester-Sall Award from the IEEE IES Society (2007). He was named ACM Distinguished Scientist (2008) and received the IFIP TC2 Outstanding Contributions Award (2012). Ernesto serves in the editorial board of several international journals; among others, he is the EiC of the International Journal on Big Data and of the i. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Service-oriented Computing and of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. Ernesto is a senior member of the IEEE and served as Vice-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Industrial Informatics. In 2008, Ernesto was nominated ACM Distinguished Scientist and received the Chester Sall Award from the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Ernesto has co-authored over 350 scientific papers and many books, including "Open Source Systems Security Certification" (Springer 2009).
Kwok Tai Chui received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering – Business Intelligence Minor, with first-class honor, from City University of Hong Kong in 2013, where he is a Ph.D. candidate and is fully completed at the winter in 2017. He was the recipient of international awards in several IEEE events. For instance, he received the 2nd Prize Award (Postgraduate Category) of 2014 IEEE Region 10 Student Paper Contest, and Best Paper Award in IEEE The International Conference on Consumer Electronics-China, in both 2014 and 2015. He has been serving as Guest Editors in Journal of Internet Technology, Managing Editor inInternational Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systemss, International Advisory Board in International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, Editorial Advisory Board in Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management, Associate Editor in International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare and International Journal of Public Health Management and Ethics, Editorial Review Board of 6 journals, Technical Program Committee in The International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (since 2015), The International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Networks (since 2016) and Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (since 2016).