Engineering Knowledge in the Age of the Semantic Web

14th International Conference, EKAW 2004, Whittlebury Hall, UK, October 5-8, 2004. Proceedings

  • Enrico Motta
  • Nigel R Shadbolt
  • Arthur Stutt
  • Nick Gibbins
Conference proceedings EKAW 2004

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3257)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 3257)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Ontologies: Mappings and Translation

  3. Ontologies: Problems and Applications

    1. Giancarlo Guizzardi, Gerd Wagner, Heinrich Herre
      Pages 47-62
    2. Alan Rector, Nick Drummond, Matthew Horridge, Jeremy Rogers, Holger Knublauch, Robert Stevens et al.
      Pages 63-81
    3. Peter Spyns, Sven Van Acker, Marleen Wynants, Mustafa Jarrar, Andriy Lisovoy
      Pages 82-98
    4. Yoshinobu Kitamura, Riichiro Mizoguchi
      Pages 99-115
  4. Ontologies: Trust and E-learning

  5. Ontology Maintenance

    1. Alexandros G. Valarakos, Georgios Paliouras, Vangelis Karkaletsis, George Vouros
      Pages 144-156
    2. Joachim Baumeister, Frank Puppe, Dietmar Seipel
      Pages 157-171
  6. Applications to Medicine

    1. Bo Hu, Srinandan Dasmahapatra, David Dupplaw, Paul Lewis, Nigel Shadbolt
      Pages 172-186
    2. Rose Dieng-Kuntz, David Minier, Frédéric Corby, Marek Ruzicka, Olivier Corby, Laurent Alamarguy et al.
      Pages 187-202
  7. Portals

    1. J. Contreras, V. R Benjamins, M Blázquez, S Losada, R Salla, J Sevilla et al.
      Pages 203-215
    2. Yuangui Lei, Enrico Motta, John Domingue
      Pages 216-230
  8. Knowledge Acquisition

    1. Vinay Chaudhri, Kenneth Murray, John Pacheco, Peter Clark, Bruce Porter, Pat Hayes
      Pages 231-247
    2. Gheorghe Tecuci, Mihai Boicu, Dorin Marcu, Bogdan Stanescu, Cristina Boicu, Marcel Barbulescu
      Pages 265-279
    3. Eveline M. Helsper, Linda C. van der Gaag, Floris Groenendaal
      Pages 280-292
    4. Hendra Suryanto, Paul Compton
      Pages 293-306
  9. Web Services and Problem Solving Methods

    1. Tommaso Di Noia, Eugenio Di Sciascio, Francesco M. Donini
      Pages 307-320
    2. Annette ten Teije, Frank van Harmelen, Bob Wielinga
      Pages 321-336
    3. Vojtěch Svátek, Martin Labský, Miroslav Vacura
      Pages 337-353
    4. Nenad Stojanovic, Rudi Studer
      Pages 354-370
    5. José Manuel López-Cobo, Silvestre Losada, Oscar Corcho, Richard Benjamins, Marcos Niño
      Pages 371-385
  10. Search, Browsing and Knowledge Acquisition

    1. Valentina Tamma, Ian Blacoe, Ben Lithgow Smith, Michael Wooldridge
      Pages 419-432
    2. Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Anita de Waard, Ravinder Bhogal, Christiaan Fluit, Arjohn Kampman, Jan van Buel et al.
      Pages 433-448
    3. T. L. McCluskey, R. M. Simpson
      Pages 449-465
  11. Short Papers

    1. Suraj Ajit, Derek Sleeman, David W. Fowler, David Knott
      Pages 466-468
    2. Thanyalak Maneewatthana, Gary Wills, Wendy Hall
      Pages 469-470
    3. Giulio Valente, Alessandro Rigallo
      Pages 471-473
    4. Ryutaro Ichise, Masahiro Hamasaki, Hideaki Takeda
      Pages 474-476
    5. Efthimios C. Mavrikas, Nicolas Nicoloyannis, Evangelia Kavakli
      Pages 477-478
    6. Nieves Pedreira, Julián Dorado, Juan Rabuñal, Alejandro Pazos, Andrés Silva
      Pages 481-482
    7. Khaled Khelif, Rose Dieng-Kuntz
      Pages 483-484
    8. Alvaro E. Arenas, Brian M. Matthews
      Pages 485-486
    9. Yun-Heh Chen-Burger, Kit-Ying Hui, Alun D. Preece, Peter M. D. Gray, Austin Tate
      Pages 487-488
    10. Leslie Carr, Timothy Miles-Board, Gary Wills, Arouna Woukeu, Wendy Hall
      Pages 489-491
    11. Jung-Won Lee, Seung-Soo Park
      Pages 492-493
    12. Bin Yao, Jianmin Jiang, Yonghong Peng
      Pages 494-496
    13. Andreas Faatz, Ralf Steinmetz
      Pages 497-498
    14. Alberto Méndez-Torreblanca, Aurelio López-López
      Pages 502-503
    15. Seung Yeol Yoo, Achim Hoffmann
      Pages 504-505
    16. Felix-Robinson Aschoff, Franz Schmalhofer, Ludger van Elst
      Pages 506-508
    17. Denilson Sell, Liliana Cabral, Alexandre Gonçalves, Enrico Motta, Roberto Pacheco
      Pages 509-510

About these proceedings


The central themes of the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2004) were ontological engineering and the Semantic Web. These provide the key foundational and delivery mechanisms for building open, Web-based knowledge services. However, consistent with the tradition of EKAW conferences, EKAW 2004 was concerned with all aspects of eliciting, acquiring, modelling and managing knowledge, and its role in the construction of knowledge-intensive systems. Indeed a key aspect of the Knowledge Acquisition Workshops (KAWs) held in the US, Europe and Asia over the past 20 years has been the emphasis on ‘holistic’ knowledge engineering, addressing problem solving, usability, socio-technological factors and knowledge modelling, rather than simply analyzing and designing symbol-level inferential mechanisms. The papers included in this volume are thus drawn from a variety of research areas both at the cutting edge of research in ontologies and the Semantic Web and in the more traditionally grounded areas of knowledge engineering. A Semantic Web service can be seen as the addition of semantic technologies to Web services to produce Web-accessible services that can be described using appropriate ontologies, reasoned about and combined automatically. Since Web services can be seen as Web-accessible computational objects, much of the work in this area is also concerned with problem-solving methods (PSMs).


OWL UML data semantics knowledge acquisition knowledge engineering knowledge management knowledge processing knowledge representation ontological engineering ontologies ontology semantic web semantic web services web services

Editors and affiliations

  • Enrico Motta
    • 1
  • Nigel R Shadbolt
    • 2
  • Arthur Stutt
    • 3
  • Nick Gibbins
    • 4
  1. 1.Knowledge Media InstituteThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  2. 2.Electronics and Computer ScienceUniversity of SouthamptonUK
  3. 3.Knowledge Media InstituteOpen UniversityUK
  4. 4.University of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-23340-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30202-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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