About these proceedings
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management, SUM 2014, held in Oxford, UK, in September 2014. The 20 revised full papers and 6 revised short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 47 submissions. The papers cover topics in all areas of managing and reasoning with substantial and complex kinds of uncertain, incomplete or inconsistent information including applications in decision support systems, machine learning, negotiation technologies, semantic web applications, search engines, ontology systems, information retrieval, natural language processing, information extraction, image recognition, vision systems, data and text mining, and the consideration of issues such as provenance, trust, heterogeneity, and complexity of data and knowledge.
data complexity data mining database quering decision-support systems distributed data sources image recognition information extraction natural language processing possibility theory probabilistic databases semantic Web social Web text mining uncertain databases uncertainty in knowledge representation and reasoning