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The Semantic Web: Research and Applications

5th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2008, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, June 1-5, 2008 Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Sean Bechhofer
  • Manfred Hauswirth
  • Jörg Hoffmann
  • Manolis Koubarakis
Conference proceedings ESWC 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5021)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Talks

  3. Agents

    1. Idoia Berges, Jesús Bermúdez, Alfredo Goñi, Arantza Illarramendi
      Pages 5-18
    2. Sebastian Dietzold, Jörg Unbehauen, Sören Auer
      Pages 19-33
  4. Application Ontologies

    1. Carlos Pedrinaci, John Domingue, Ana Karla Alves de Medeiros
      Pages 49-64
  5. Applications

    1. Heeryon Cho, Toru Ishida, Toshiyuki Takasaki, Satoshi Oyama
      Pages 65-79
    2. Tudor Groza, Siegfried Handschuh, Knud Möller, Stefan Decker
      Pages 80-94
    3. Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen, Katri Seppälä
      Pages 95-109
    4. Tomi Kauppinen, Jari Väätäinen, Eero Hyvönen
      Pages 110-123
    5. Simon Scerri, Siegfried Handschuh, Stefan Decker
      Pages 124-138
    6. VinhTuan Thai, Siegfried Handschuh, Stefan Decker
      Pages 139-153
    7. Jun Zhao, Graham Klyne, David Shotton
      Pages 154-169
  6. Formal Languages

    1. Silvana Castano, Alfio Ferrara, Davide Lorusso, Tobias Henrik Näth, Ralf Möller
      Pages 170-184
    2. Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Ulrike Sattler, Thomas Schneider, Rafael Berlanga
      Pages 185-199
    3. Reinhard Pichler, Axel Polleres, Fang Wei, Stefan Woltran
      Pages 200-214
    4. Riccardo Rosati
      Pages 215-229

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2008, held in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, in June 2008.

The 51 revised full papers presented together with 3 invited talks and 25 system description papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 270 submitted papers. The papers are organized in topical sections on agents, application ontologies, applications, formal languages, foundational issues, learning, ontologies and natural language, ontology alignment, query processing, search, semantic Web services, storage and retrieval of semantic Web data, as well as user interfaces and personalization.


Alignment Processing Web Services agents formal language learning ontology semantic web

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