On How to Model Content Engineering in a Semantic Web Environment

  • Lutz Maicher
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2877)


The technologies of the Semantic Web demand complex publications which themselves are the result of complex production processes. The complexity of these publications is cause and effect of more sophisticated communication processes possible through the Semantic Web. We introduce a model which briefly describes these processes on a solution-independent level by using a market perspective. The model is based on the assumption of a market interaction between content offer and demand, but is independent of the existence of real content markets with financial transactions. We emphasise the need of structured guidelines for Semantic Web Content Engineering Processes. Furthermore, the model represents a foundation for their development.


Production Space Communication Process Content Supplier Communication Space Content Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutz Maicher
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  1. 1.Department of Information ScienceUniversity of Leipzig 

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