The Semantic Web - ISWC 2009

8th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2009, Chantilly, VA, USA, October 25-29, 2009. Proceedings

  • Abraham Bernstein
  • David R. Karger
  • Tom Heath
  • Lee Feigenbaum
  • Diana Maynard
  • Enrico Motta
  • Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5823)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Research Track

    1. José Júlio Alferes, Matthias Knorr, Terrance Swift
      Pages 1-16
    2. José Luis Ambite, Sirish Darbha, Aman Goel, Craig A. Knoblock, Kristina Lerman, Rahul Parundekar et al.
      Pages 17-32
    3. Anna Averbakh, Daniel Krause, Dimitrios Skoutas
      Pages 33-48
    4. Christoph Böhm, Philip Groth, Ulf Leser
      Pages 81-96
    5. Matthias Bröcheler, Andrea Pugliese, V. S. Subrahmanian
      Pages 97-113
    6. Chiara Di Francescomarino, Chiara Ghidini, Marco Rospocher, Luciano Serafini, Paolo Tonella
      Pages 114-129
    7. Ignazio Palmisano, Valentina Tamma, Terry Payne, Paul Doran
      Pages 130-145
    8. Jianfeng Du, Guilin Qi, Jeff Z. Pan, Yi-Dong Shen
      Pages 146-162
    9. Jianfeng Du, Guilin Qi, Qiu Ji
      Pages 163-179
    10. Guillaume Erétéo, Michel Buffa, Fabien Gandon, Olivier Corby
      Pages 180-195
    11. Giorgos Flouris, Irini Fundulaki, Panagiotis Pediaditis, Yannis Theoharis, Vassilis Christophides
      Pages 196-212
    12. Thomas Franz, Antje Schultz, Sergej Sizov, Steffen Staab
      Pages 213-228
    13. Amir Ghazvinian, Natalya F. Noy, Clement Jonquet, Nigam Shah, Mark A. Musen
      Pages 229-242
    14. Gerd Groener, Steffen Staab
      Pages 243-259
    15. Daniel Gruhl, Meena Nagarajan, Jan Pieper, Christine Robson, Amit Sheth
      Pages 260-276
    16. Andreas Harth, Sheila Kinsella, Stefan Decker
      Pages 277-292
    17. Olaf Hartig, Christian Bizer, Johann-Christoph Freytag
      Pages 293-309

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2009, held in Chantilly, VA, USA, during October 25-29, 2009.

The volume contains 43 revised full research papers selected from a total of 250 submissions; 15 papers out of 59 submissions to the semantic Web in-use track, and 7 papers and 12 posters accepted out of 19 submissions to the doctorial consortium.

The topics covered in the research track are ontology engineering; data management; software and service engineering; non-standard reasoning with ontologies; semantic retrieval; OWL; ontology alignment; description logics; user interfaces; Web data and knowledge; semantic Web services; semantic social networks; and rules and relatedness. The semantic Web in-use track covers knowledge management; business applications; applications from home to space; and services and infrastructure.


Ontologie information management knowledge management machine learning mash ups ontology modeling ontology search p2p privacy security semantic web trust visualization web 2.0 web applications

Editors and affiliations

  • Abraham Bernstein
    • 1
  • David R. Karger
    • 2
  • Tom Heath
    • 3
  • Lee Feigenbaum
    • 4
  • Diana Maynard
    • 5
  • Enrico Motta
    • 6
  • Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan
    • 7
  1. 1.Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Institut für InformatikUniversität ZürichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Computer Science and Artificial Intelligene LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.Talis Information Ltd., knights Court, Solihull Parkway, Birmingham Business ParkUK
  4. 4.Cambridge Semantics Inc.CambridgeUSA
  5. 5.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  6. 6.Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)The Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  7. 7.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringWright State University, Metadata and Lanugages LaboratoryDaytonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-04929-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-04930-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
  • About this book