Metadata and Semantics

Metadata and Semantics

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This is an edited volume based on the 2007 Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR), now in its second meeting. Metadata research is a pluri-disciplinary field that encompasses all aspects of the definition, creation, assessment, management and use of metadata. The volume brings together world class leaders to contribute their research and up-to-date information on metadata and semantics applied to library management, e-commerce, e-business, information science and librarianship, to name a few. The book is designed for a professional audience composed of researchers and practitioners in industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441946003
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/13/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Cultural heritage and preservation.- A Hybrid Ontology and Visual-based Retrieval Model for Cultural Heritage Multimedia Collections.- Towards a Definition of Digital Information Preservation Object.- Semantic Application Profiles: A Means to Enhance Knowledge Discovery in Domain Metadata Models.- Ontology for Preservation of Interactive Multimedia Performances.- Metadata standards and schemes.- NCD Recommendation for the National Standard for Describing Digitized Heritage in Serbia.- The Human Art of Encoding: Markup as Documentary Practice.- Metadata for describing learning scenarios under the European Higher Education Area paradigm.- Metadata Encoding for the Levels of Scientific Research.- Metadata Encoding for the Documents based on the Rules of Diplomatics Science.- Formalizing Dublin Core Application Profiles – Description Set Profiles and Graph Constraints.- Capturing MPEG-7 Semantics.- On the requirements of Learning Object Metadata for adults' educators of special groups.- Quality Metrics in Learning Objects.- Metadata integration and applications.- A New Proposal for Heterogeneous Data Integration to XML format. Application to the Environment of Libraries.- Identifying Inference Rules for Automatic Metadata Generation from Pre-existing Metadata of Related Resources.- Semi – automated tool for characterizing news video files, using metadata schemas.- Exploring aspects of scientific publishing in astrophysics and cosmology: the views of scientists.- An RDF modification protocol, based on the needs of editing Tools.- Pragmatic support for taxonomy-based annotation of structured digital documents.- Encoding changing country codes for the Semantic Web with ISO 3166 and SKOS.- Improving Accuracy of Tagging Systems Using Tag Qualifiers and Tagraph Vocabulary System.- Ensemble Learning of Economic Taxonomy Relations from Modern Greek Corpora.- The Extension Of The Omnipaper System In The Context Of Scientific Publications.- Semantic Web applications.- The Semantic Web: A mythical story or a solid reality?.- Knowledge framework supporting semantic search of learning resources.- Ontology-based tools for the management of customers' portfolios in a deregulated electricity market environment.- Semantic Navigation on the web: the LCSH case study.- Ontologies and Ontology-Based Applications.- Semantic technologies for mobile Web and personalized ranking of mobile Web search results.- A Web Classifier for Semantic Classification Between News and Sports Broadcasts.- A semantics-based software framework for ensuring consistent access to up-to-date knowledge resources in Public Administrations.- Legislative meta-data based on semantic formal models.- Enriching WordNet to Index and Retrieve Semantic Information.- Adaptive Web Site Customization.- Social and Domain Knowledge Management through the Integration of Storytelling and Case Based Reasoning.- Analysis of XBRL documents containing accounting information of listed firms using Semantic Web Technologies.- Guidelines for Web Search Engines: From Searching and Filtering to Interface.- An Adaptive Complex Data Investigation Methodology using Interactive Multi-Menus.- Reference Ontology Design for a Neurovascular Knowledge Network.- Ontology engineering and related techniques.- Rules for Mapping SQL Relational Databases to OWL Ontologies.- Ontology Oriented Support for the Teaching Process in the Greek Secondary Education.- A new Formal Concept Analysis based learning approach to Ontology building.- Agricultural metadata and semantics.- Creating and Querying an Integrated Ontology for Molecular and Phenotypic Cereals Data.- A Notification Infrastructure for Semantic Agricultural Web Services.- agroXML Enabling Standardized, Platform-Independent Internet Data Exchange in Farm Management Information Systems.- Comparing Different Metadata Application Profiles for Agricultural Learning Repositories.- Using an AGROVOC-based ontology for the description of learning resources on organic agriculture.- Using Agricultural Ontologies.- Metadata Application Profile for Agricultural Learning Resources.- A Distributed Architecture for Harvesting Metadata Describing Organizations in the Agriculture Sector.- Metadata and semantics for pervasive computing.- Semantic Location Based Services for Smart Spaces.- How to Overcome Stumbling Blocks of Traditional Personalization Paradigms.- A Semantic Matching Approach for Mediating Heterogeneous Sources.

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