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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Karen Works, Elke A. Rundensteiner
    Pages 1-25
  3. Gheorghi Guzun, Joel Tosado, Guadalupe Canahuate
    Pages 26-50
  4. Roberto De Virgilio, Devis Bianchini
    Pages 51-82
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 115-115

About this book

Introduction

The LNCS journal Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems focuses on data management, knowledge discovery, and knowledge processing, which are core and hot topics in computer science. Since the 1990s, the Internet has become the main driving force behind application development in all domains. An increase in the demand for resource sharing across different sites connected through networks has led to an evolution of data- and knowledge-management systems from centralized systems to decentralized systems enabling large-scale distributed applications providing high scalability. Current decentralized systems still focus on data and knowledge as their main resource. Feasibility of these systems relies basically on P2P (peer-to-peer) techniques and the support of agent systems with scaling and decentralized control. Synergy between grids, P2P systems, and agent technologies is the key to data- and knowledge-centered systems in large-scale environments. This, the 14th issue of Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems, contains four revised selected regular papers. Topics covered include data stream systems, top-k query processing, semantic web service (SWS) discovery, and XML functional dependencies.

Keywords

data management systems data streams databases information retrieval knowledge management query optimization query processing semantic web web services

Editors and affiliations

  • Abdelkader Hameurlain
    • 1
  • Josef Küng
    • 2
  • Roland Wagner
    • 3
  1. 1.IRITPaul Sabatier UniversityToulouseFrance
  2. 2.FAWUniversity of Linz, FAWLinzAustria
  3. 3.LinzAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-45714-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-45713-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-45714-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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