The Semantic Web - ISWC 2008

7th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 26-30, 2008. Proceedings

  • Amit Sheth
  • Steffen Staab
  • Mike Dean
  • Massimo Paolucci
  • Diana Maynard
  • Timothy Finin
  • Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan
Conference proceedings ISWC 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5318)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Research Track

    1. Ontology Engineering

      1. Vania Dimitrova, Ronald Denaux, Glen Hart, Catherine Dolbear, Ian Holt, Anthony G. Cohn
        Pages 1-16
      2. Tania Tudorache, Natalya F. Noy, Samson Tu, Mark A. Musen
        Pages 17-32
      3. Gang Wu, Juanzi Li, Ling Feng, Kehong Wang
        Pages 33-49
      4. Brian Davis, Ahmad Ali Iqbal, Adam Funk, Valentin Tablan, Kalina Bontcheva, Hamish Cunningham et al.
        Pages 50-65
    2. Data Management

      1. Jorge Pérez, Marcelo Arenas, Claudio Gutierrez
        Pages 66-81
      2. Michael Schmidt, Thomas Hornung, Norbert Küchlin, Georg Lausen, Christoph Pinkel
        Pages 82-97
      3. Eyal Oren, Christophe Guéret, Stefan Schlobach
        Pages 98-113
      4. Renzo Angles, Claudio Gutierrez
        Pages 114-129
    3. Software and Service Engineering

      1. Colin Puleston, Bijan Parsia, James Cunningham, Alan Rector
        Pages 130-145
      2. Dengping Wei, Ting Wang, Ji Wang, Yaodong Chen
        Pages 146-161
      3. Simon Ferndriger, Abraham Bernstein, Jin Song Dong, Yuzhang Feng, Yuan-Fang Li, Jane Hunter
        Pages 162-177
    4. Non-standard Reasoning with Ontologies

    5. Semantic Retrieval

      1. Chaitanya Chemudugunta, America Holloway, Padhraic Smyth, Mark Steyvers
        Pages 229-244
      2. Jérôme David, Jérôme Euzenat
        Pages 245-260
      3. Leandro Balby Marinho, Krisztian Buza, Lars Schmidt-Thieme
        Pages 261-276
    6. OWL

      1. Rolf Grütter, Thomas Scharrenbach, Bettina Bauer-Messmer
        Pages 293-306
      2. Boris Motik, Ian Horrocks
        Pages 307-322
      3. Matthew Horridge, Bijan Parsia, Ulrike Sattler
        Pages 323-338
    7. Ontology Alignment

      1. Shenghui Wang, Gwenn Englebienne, Stefan Schlobach
        Pages 339-355
      2. Christian Wartena, Rogier Brussee
        Pages 356-370
      3. Natalya F. Noy, Nicholas Griffith, Mark A. Musen
        Pages 371-386
      4. Jérôme Euzenat
        Pages 387-402
    8. Description Logics

      1. Julian Dolby, Achille Fokoue, Aditya Kalyanpur, Li Ma, Edith Schonberg, Kavitha Srinivas et al.
        Pages 403-418
      2. Guilin Qi, Peter Haase, Zhisheng Huang, Qiu Ji, Jeff Z. Pan, Johanna Völker
        Pages 419-434
      3. Sebastian Rudolph, Markus Krötzsch, Pascal Hitzler
        Pages 435-450
    9. User Interfaces

      1. Lushan Han, Tim Finin, Cynthia Parr, Joel Sachs, Anupam Joshi
        Pages 451-466
      2. Leo Sauermann, Dominik Heim
        Pages 467-482
    10. Web Data and Knowledge

    11. Semantic Web Services

      1. Dumitru Roman, Michael Kifer
        Pages 550-566
      2. Tomas Vitvar, Adrian Mocan, Maciej Zaremba
        Pages 567-582
      3. Dimitrios Skoutas, Dimitris Sacharidis, Verena Kantere, Timos Sellis
        Pages 583-598
    12. Semantic Social Networks

      1. Harry Halpin, David J. Zielinski, Rachael Brady, Glenda Kelly
        Pages 599-614
      2. Ciro Cattuto, Dominik Benz, Andreas Hotho, Gerd Stumme
        Pages 615-631
      3. Martin Szomszor, Harith Alani, Ivan Cantador, Kieron O’Hara, Nigel Shadbolt
        Pages 632-648
    13. Rules and Relatedness

      1. Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, Pascal Hitzler
        Pages 649-664
      2. Gong Cheng, Yuzhong Qu
        Pages 665-680
      3. Laurent Mazuel, Nicolas Sabouret
        Pages 681-694
  3. Semantic Web in Use Track

    1. Knowledge Management

      1. Jan Wielemaker, Michiel Hildebrand, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Guus Schreiber
        Pages 695-708
      2. Conny Christl, Chiara Ghidini, Joanna Guss, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Viktoria Pammer, Marco Rospocher et al.
        Pages 709-722
      3. Ravish Bhagdev, Ajay Chakravarthy, Sam Chapman, Fabio Ciravegna, Vita Lanfranchi
        Pages 723-736
      4. Tamás Hauer, Dmitry Rogulin, Sonja Zillner, Andrew Branson, Jetendr Shamdasani, Alexey Tsymbal et al.
        Pages 737-750
    2. Business Applications

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2008, held in Karlsruhe, Germany, during October 26-30, 2008.

The volume contains 43 revised full research papers selected from a total of 261 submissions, of which an additional 3 papers were referred to the semantic Web in-use track; 11 papers out of 26 submissions to the semantic Web in-use track, and 7 papers and 12 posters accepted out of 39 submissions to the doctorial consortium.

The topics covered in the research track are ontology engineering; data management; software and service engineering; non-standard reasoning with ontologies; semantic retrieval; OWL; ontology alignment; description logics; user interfaces; Web data and knowledge; semantic Web services; semantic social networks; and rules and relatedness. The semantic Web in-use track covers knowledge management; business applications; applications from home to space; and services and infrastructure.


3D interaction Ontologie Web Services context-free grammars data engineering data semantics description logics e-science geographical ontologies hierarchical clustering hyb knowledge knowledge management management semantic web

Editors and affiliations

  • Amit Sheth
    • 1
  • Steffen Staab
    • 2
  • Mike Dean
    • 3
  • Massimo Paolucci
    • 4
  • Diana Maynard
    • 5
  • Timothy Finin
    • 6
  • Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringWright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  2. 2.Institut für InformatikUniversität Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany
  3. 3.BBN TechnologiesAnn ArborUSA
  4. 4.DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe GmbHMunichGermany
  5. 5.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  6. 6.CSEE Department, UMBCBaltimoreUSA
  7. 7.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringWright State UniversityDaytonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-88563-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-88564-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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