Knowledge Engineering: Practice and Patterns

16th International Conference, EKAW 2008, Acitrezza, Italy, September 29 - October 2, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Aldo Gangemi
  • Jérôme Euzenat
Conference proceedings EKAW 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5268)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 5268)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Talks

  3. Knowledge Patterns and Knowledge Representation

    1. Mikel Egaña, Alan Rector, Robert Stevens, Erick Antezana
      Pages 7-16
    2. Nadjet Zemirline, Chantal Reynaud, Yolaine Bourda, Fabrice Popineau
      Pages 17-31
    3. Guadalupe Aguado de Cea, Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Elena Montiel-Ponsoda, Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa
      Pages 32-47
    4. Claudia d’Amato, Steffen Staab, Nicola Fanizzi
      Pages 48-63
    5. Rinke Hoekstra, Joost Breuker
      Pages 64-73
    6. François Scharffe, Dieter Fensel
      Pages 83-92
  4. Matching Ontologies and Data Integration

    1. Christian Meilicke, Johanna Völker, Heiner Stuckenschmidt
      Pages 93-108
    2. Malgorzata Mochol, Anja Jentzsch
      Pages 109-119
    3. Paul R. Smart, Paula C. Engelbrecht
      Pages 120-135
    4. Matteo Magnani, Danilo Montesi
      Pages 136-145
  5. Natural Language, Knowledge Acquisition and Annotations

    1. Cartic Ramakrishnan, Pablo N. Mendes, Shaojun Wang, Amit P. Sheth
      Pages 146-155
    2. Rokia Bendaoud, Amedeo Napoli, Yannick Toussaint
      Pages 156-171
    3. Ludger van Elst, Malte Kiesel, Sven Schwarz, Georg Buscher, Andreas Lauer, Andreas Dengel
      Pages 172-187
    4. Khaled Khelif, Fabien Gandon, Olivier Corby, Rose Dieng-Kuntz
      Pages 188-197
    5. Gaël Dias, Raycho Mukelov, Guillaume Cleuziou
      Pages 198-212
    6. Ondřej Šváb-Zamazal, Vojtěch Svátek
      Pages 213-228
    7. Rachanee Ungrangsi, Elena Simperl
      Pages 239-254
    8. Bruno Oliveira, Pável Calado, H. Sofia Pinto
      Pages 255-264
    9. Andriy Nikolov, Victoria Uren, Enrico Motta, Anne de Roeck
      Pages 265-274
  6. Search, Query and Interaction

    1. Paul R. Smart, Alistair Russell, Dave Braines, Yannis Kalfoglou, Jie Bao, Nigel R. Shadbolt
      Pages 275-291
    2. Geir Solskinnsbakk, Jon Atle Gulla
      Pages 302-317
  7. Ontologies

    1. Abraham Sebastian, Natalya F. Noy, Tania Tudorache, Mark A. Musen
      Pages 318-328
    2. Mario Gomez, Alun Preece, Matthew P. Johnson, Geeth de Mel, Wamberto Vasconcelos, Christopher Gibson et al.
      Pages 347-363
    3. Tommaso Agnoloni, Lorenzo Bacci, Enrico Francesconi
      Pages 364-373
    4. Paul Compton, Byeong Ho Kang, Rodrigo Martinez-Bejar, Mamatha Rudrapatna, Arcot Sowmya
      Pages 374-387
    5. Roberto García, Juan Manuel Gimeno, Ferran Perdrix, Rosa Gil, Marta Oliva
      Pages 404-418
  8. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, EKAW 2008, held in Acitrezza, Sicily, Italy, in September/October 2008.

The 17 revised full papers and 15 revised short papers presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 102 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on knowledge patterns and knowledge representation, matching ontologies and data integration, natural language, knowledge acquisition and annotations, search, query and interaction, as well as ontologies.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-87695-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-87696-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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