Web Semantics & Ontology

Web Semantics & Ontology

David Taniar (Monash University, Australia) and Johanna Wenny Rahayu (La Trobe University, Australia)
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Release Date: February, 2006|Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 404
ISBN13: 9781591409052|ISBN10: 1591409055|EISBN13: 9781591409076|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-905-2


Web Semantics & Ontology provides an excellent overview of current research and development activities, while covering an extensive range of topics including ontological modeling, enterprise systems, querying and knowledge discovery, and a wide range of applications. Each chapter contains a thorough study of the topic, systematic proposed work, and a comprehensive list of references.

The theoretical and practical aspects of Web semantics and ontology development combine to bring a unique perspective to this book. Researchers, software developers, and IT students who want to enhance their knowledge of issues relating to modeling, adopting, querying, discovering knowledge, and building ontologies and Web semantics will benefit from Web Semantics & Ontology.

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Taniar and Rahayu's book gives readers comprehensive knowledge and supplies in-depth descriptions of different issues in web semantics and ontology

– Lawrence Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

David Taniar received his PhD in Databases from Victoria University (Australia, 1997) and is now a Senior Lecturer at Monash University (Australia). He has published more than 100 research articles and edited a number of books in the Web technology series. He is on the editorial board of a number of international journals, including Data Warehousing and Mining, Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Mobile Information Systems, Mobile Multimedia, Web Information Systems, and Web and Grid Services. He has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute for Management of Information Systems (UK).
Johanna Wenny Rahayu is currently an associate professor at the department of computer science and computer engineering La Trobe University, Australia. Her major research is in the area of object-relational databases, web databases and semantic web. She has published more than 70 papers appeared in international journals and conference proceedings. She has edited three books, which form a series in web applications, covering web databases, web information systems and web semantics. Currently, she is involved in a number of large projects in software development in collaboration with several industry partners in Australia.