Special Issue on Semantic Technology

  • Ryutaro IchiseEmail author
  • Stephen Muggleton
  • Kouji Kozaki
  • Freddy Lecue
  • Dongyan Zhao
  • Takahiro Kawamura

It is our great pleasure to publish the special issue on semantic technology. The purpose of this special issue is to bring together researchers in the Semantic Technology research community and other areas of semantic-related technologies to present their innovative research results or novel applications of semantic technologies. In this special issue, we solicit papers on various aspects of semantic technology from various fields such as ontology, semantic web, and novel applications of semantic technologies to promote research activities in the fields.

Nineteen papers were submitted. All papers were referred in accordance with the usual rigorous standards of New Generation Computing. After several interactions with the authors, we accepted nine papers for this special issue. The topics covered mainly the novel applications of semantic technologies. In particular, many papers are related to ontologies. It shows the current trend in Semantic Technologies.

We would like to express sincere thanks to the authors for their contributions and the anonymous referees for reviewing the papers in a short period of time.

Guest Editor-in-Chief
  • Ryutaro Ichise

Board Members
  • Stephen Muggleton

  • Kouji Kozaki

  • Freddy Lecue

  • Dongyan Zhao

  • Takahiro Kawamura


Copyright information

© Ohmsha, Ltd. and Springer Japan KK, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryutaro Ichise
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stephen Muggleton
    • 2
  • Kouji Kozaki
    • 3
  • Freddy Lecue
    • 4
  • Dongyan Zhao
    • 5
  • Takahiro Kawamura
    • 6
  1. 1.National Institute of InformaticsTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Imperial College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Osaka Electro-Communication UniversityOsakaJapan
  4. 4.Inria Sophia Antipolis-MéditerranéeSophia Antipolis CedexFrance
  5. 5.Peking UniversityBeijingChina
  6. 6.National Agriculture and Food Research OrganizationIbarakiJapan

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