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Web Operational Analysis Through Performance-Related Ontologies in OWL for Intelligent Applications [chapter]

Isaac Lera, Carlos Juiz, Ramon Puigjaner
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present the web operational analysis as an example of its future utilization by a framework for building intelligent applications based on semantic web.  ...  The next generation of performance assessment tools for intelligent systems would be capable of acquiring knowledge and even reasoning about performance as the systems will work.  ...  Jena [1] , is a Java framework for building Semantic Web [4] applications that support inference engines over OWL.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11531371_83 fatcat:qtqwdclyx5ev5pri7udf4dl5gy

Intelligent agents meet the semantic Web in smart spaces

H. Chen, T. Finin, Anupam Joshi, L. Kagal, F. Perich, Dipanjan Chakraborty
2004 IEEE Internet Computing  
A new smart meeting room system called EasyMeeting explores the use of multiagent systems, Semantic Web ontologies, reasoning, and declarative policies for security and privacy.  ...  Cobra's intelligent broker agent maintains a shared context model for all computing entities in the space and enforces user-defined privacy policies.  ...  A prototype implements a reasoner based on David Poole's Theorist framework 14 which is a Prolog meta-interpreter for processing assumption-based reasoning.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2004.66 fatcat:wtkymnhewvcl5cq3lq6zi3x4rq

Mathematical Service Matching Using Description Logic and OWL [chapter]

Olga Caprotti, Mike Dewar, Daniele Turi
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This mechanism makes use of the Web Ontology Language (OWL) and a novel approach to Description Logic reasoning exploiting enterprise database technologies.  ...  In this paper we describe a mechanism for encoding information about mathematical web services which is rich enough to allow a potential client to identify automatically all those services which may be  ...  Given that we have access to generalpurpose computer algebra systems such as Maple within the MONET framework it would not be too difficult for a broker to use them as oracles to decide whether two statements  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27818-4_6 fatcat:46c326k755ffnhquppvxa2wqca

Dynamic discovery and coordination of agent-based semantic web services

K. Sycara, M. Paolucci, J. Soudry, N. Srinivasan
2004 IEEE Internet Computing  
Matchmaking and brokering are multiagent coordination mechanisms for Web services.  ...  In this article, the authors focus on the broker, analyzing both its interaction protocol and reasoning tasks.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Khalid El-Arini for his contribution to early devel-  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2004.1297276 fatcat:ogiec5avkjegvdjd6n4o2yfpwm

A Survey on Approaches for Interoperability and Portability of Cloud Computing Services
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Kostas Stravoskoufos, Alexandros Preventis, Stelios Sotiriadis, Euripides G. M. Petrakis
2014 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science  
Over the recent years, the rapid development of Cloud Computing has driven to a large market of cloud services that offer infrastructure, platforms and software to everyday users.  ...  Yet, due to the lack of common accepted standards, cloud service providers use different technologies and offer their clients services that are operated by a variety of proprietary APIs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Unions Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007(FP7/ -2013 under grant agreement no 604691 (project FI-STAR).  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004856401120117 dblp:conf/closer/StravoskoufosPSP14 fatcat:a4o644egxnbhdejyvgfaaanosi

Agents for e-business applications

A. Negri, A. Poggi, M. Tomaiuolo, P. Turci
2006 Proceedings of the fifth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems - AAMAS '06  
The framework has been experimented and evaluated in the realization of a simple, but realistic, prototype of an e-travelling system. The results, though still preliminary, are quite encouraging.  ...  In this paper, we propose an agent-based framework representing an attempt of giving an answer to such problems.  ...  At present, we are working in two main directions: i) to provide a full OWL DL support through a home-made framework supplying ontology management and reasoning functionalities, with the main purpose of  ... 
doi:10.1145/1160633.1160795 dblp:conf/atal/NegriPTT06 fatcat:2xx5uuwex5bw7dohhfdwtfxg4m

A hybrid approach to semantic web services matchmaking

Giuseppe Fenza, Vincenzo Loia, Sabrina Senatore
2008 International Journal of Approximate Reasoning  
This paper presents a hybrid framework which achieves a fuzzy matchmaking of semantic web services.  ...  The matchmaking activity exploits a mathematical model, the fuzzy multiset to suitably represent the multi-granular information, enclosed into an OWLS-based description of a semantic web service.  ...  The framework has been training for discovering and matchmaking of OWLS-based web services, through fuzzy techniques.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijar.2008.01.005 fatcat:xdntbr5rejahhkoummlsoqhee4

An ontology for context-aware pervasive computing environments

HARRY CHEN, TIM FININ, ANUPAM JOSHI
2003 Knowledge engineering review (Print)  
We describe our use of the Web Ontology Language OWL and other tools for building the foundation ontology for the Context Broker Architecture (CoBrA), a new context-aware pervasive computing framework.  ...  It provides a vocabulary of terms for classes and properties suitable for building practical systems that model context in pervasive computing environments.  ...  In order for a context broker to reason about contexts, an inference engine for reasoning over OWL ontologies is required.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0269888904000025 fatcat:fp6kzi26gvbutiuxdeqjyojn5m

Trust-based Revision for Expressive Web Syndication

J. Golbeck, C. Halaschek-Wiener
2008 Journal of Logic and Computation  
Technologies, like the standard Semantic Web languages RDF and OWL, make it possible to create expressive representations of the content of publications and subscriptions in a syndication framework.  ...  A challenge to this approach is that the consistency of the underlying knowledge base must be maintained for these techniques to work.  ...  We would like to thank Aditya Kalyanpur, Yarden Katz, Vladimir Kolovski, and Bijan Parsia for their contributions to this work.  ... 
doi:10.1093/logcom/exn045 fatcat:d6occaycozfzpe7of6mzswrmoy

Semantic Web in the context broker architecture

H. Chen, T. Finin, A. Joshi
2004 Second IEEE Annual Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, 2004. Proceedings of the  
This architecture called Context Broker Architecture (CoBrA) differs from other architectures in using the Web Ontology Language OWL for modeling ontologies of context and for supporting context reasoning  ...  Central to our architecture is a broker agent that maintains a shared model of context for all computing entities in the space and enforces the privacy policies defined by the users when sharing their  ...  Our preliminary research in the Context Broker Architecture shows the Web Ontology Language OWL is adequate for defining ontologies for supporting context reasoning and knowledge sharing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percom.2004.1276865 dblp:conf/percom/ChenFJ04 fatcat:igsxrzf7o5fy7asoqejmc4uhai

An Ontology-Based Framework for Describing Discoverable Data Services [chapter]

Xavier Oriol, Ernest Teniente
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To make a step forward in this direction, we propose an ontology-based framework to address this problem.  ...  In our framework, input and output values of the request are mapped into concepts of the domain ontology.  ...  We evaluate the efficiency for matching a service description/request using a UML/OCL reasoning tool.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91563-0_14 fatcat:d5tgnqlahzgxxl3352daykvdyq

LENS

Xi Ju, Hongwei Zhang, Wenjie Zeng, Mukundan Sridharan, Jing Li, Anish Arora, Rajiv Ramnath, Yufeng Xin
2011 Proceedings of the 6th ACM international workshop on Wireless network testbeds, experimental evaluation and characterization - WiNTECH '11  
Using the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Web Ontology Language (OWL), LENS defines a semantic ontology for WSN resources; LENS enables explicit control and measurement of uncertainty factors  ...  Enabling reasoning about uncertainty factors in experimentation, LENS is expected to serve as a basis for developing methodologies and tools for predictable, repeatable WSN experimentation.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is supported in part by NSF awards CNS-1054634 and GENI-1633 as well as a grant from Ford Research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2030718.2030727 dblp:conf/mobicom/JuZZSLARX11 fatcat:hvnindnndbcc3n745bo7muvfqy

Integration of Heterogeneous Policies for Trust Management

Samane Abdi
2014 2014 IEEE 38th International Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops  
We discuss the characteristics of SSAL O in capturing SSAL and providing a framework for secure and dynamic integration of heterogeneous security policies specified by distributed principals in different  ...  SSAL O provides a common domain model for integration of heterogeneous security policies.  ...  Complexity: Choosing OWL-DL provides the possibility of using the OWL-DL reasoner as a policy engine and a query tool.  ... 
doi:10.1109/compsacw.2014.71 dblp:conf/compsac/Abdi14a fatcat:55fg4bg4gfa2bfyac7ria35gm4

Towards the combination of statistical and symbolic techniques for activity recognition

Daniele Riboni
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications  
.: Ontology based context modeling and reasoning using OWL. CoMoRea'04 A. Agostini et al.: Loosely Coupling Ontological Reasoning with an Efficient Middleware for Context-awareness.  ...  reasoner is actively maintained Compatible with OWL-Lite Towards a hybrid framework: statistical technique Requirements: Good recognition performance Run-time efficiency Modularity Candidate  ... 
doi:10.1109/percom.2009.4912886 dblp:conf/percom/Riboni09 fatcat:u2ugy3usibcbzo4hmhc452oo3i

Process Mediation of OWL-S Web Services [chapter]

Katia Sycara, Roman Vaculín
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The ability to deal with incompatibilities of service requesters and providers is a critical factor for achieving smooth interoperability in dynamic environments.  ...  In this paper we focus on mediation and brokering mechanisms of OWL-S Web Services which we see as the main means to overcome various types of problems and incompatibilities.  ...  The protocol described above shows that the Broker needs to perform a number of complex reasoning tasks for both the discovery and mediation part of its interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89784-2_13 fatcat:tbcyp7wnrzc5dhh2blwv6cylgu
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