The Semantic Web: Research and Applications

5th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2008, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, June 1-5, 2008 Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Sean Bechhofer
  • Manfred Hauswirth
  • Jörg Hoffmann
  • Manolis Koubarakis
Conference proceedings ESWC 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5021)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Talks

  3. Agents

    1. Idoia Berges, Jesús Bermúdez, Alfredo Goñi, Arantza Illarramendi
      Pages 5-18
    2. Sebastian Dietzold, Jörg Unbehauen, Sören Auer
      Pages 19-33
  4. Application Ontologies

    1. Carlos Pedrinaci, John Domingue, Ana Karla Alves de Medeiros
      Pages 49-64
  5. Applications

    1. Heeryon Cho, Toru Ishida, Toshiyuki Takasaki, Satoshi Oyama
      Pages 65-79
    2. Tudor Groza, Siegfried Handschuh, Knud Möller, Stefan Decker
      Pages 80-94
    3. Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen, Katri Seppälä
      Pages 95-109
    4. Tomi Kauppinen, Jari Väätäinen, Eero Hyvönen
      Pages 110-123
    5. Simon Scerri, Siegfried Handschuh, Stefan Decker
      Pages 124-138
    6. VinhTuan Thai, Siegfried Handschuh, Stefan Decker
      Pages 139-153
    7. Jun Zhao, Graham Klyne, David Shotton
      Pages 154-169
  6. Formal Languages

    1. Silvana Castano, Alfio Ferrara, Davide Lorusso, Tobias Henrik Näth, Ralf Möller
      Pages 170-184
    2. Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Ulrike Sattler, Thomas Schneider, Rafael Berlanga
      Pages 185-199
    3. Reinhard Pichler, Axel Polleres, Fang Wei, Stefan Woltran
      Pages 200-214
    4. Riccardo Rosati
      Pages 215-229
    5. Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Rodney Topor, Jeff Z. Pan
      Pages 245-257
  7. Foundational Issues

    1. Paolo Bouquet, Heiko Stoermer, Barbara Bazzanella
      Pages 258-272
    2. Aurona Gerber, Alta van der Merwe, Andries Barnard
      Pages 273-287
  8. Learning

    1. Claudia d’Amato, Nicola Fanizzi, Floriana Esposito
      Pages 288-302
    2. Gunnar AAstrand Grimnes, Peter Edwards, Alun Preece
      Pages 303-317
    3. Nicola Fanizzi, Claudia d’Amato, Floriana Esposito
      Pages 318-332
  9. Ontologies and Natural Language

    1. Mauricio Espinoza, Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Eduardo Mena
      Pages 333-347
    2. Glen Hart, Martina Johnson, Catherine Dolbear
      Pages 348-360
    3. Valentin Tablan, Danica Damljanovic, Kalina Bontcheva
      Pages 361-375
    4. Cäcilia Zirn, Vivi Nastase, Michael Strube
      Pages 376-387
  10. Ontology Alignment

    1. Laura Hollink, Mark van Assem, Shenghui Wang, Antoine Isaac, Guus Schreiber
      Pages 388-401
    2. Antoine Isaac, Henk Matthezing, Lourens van der Meij, Stefan Schlobach, Shenghui Wang, Claus Zinn
      Pages 402-417
    3. Vassilis Spiliopoulos, Alexandros G. Valarakos, George A. Vouros
      Pages 418-431
  11. Query Processing

    1. Waseem Akhtar, Jacek Kopecký, Thomas Krennwallner, Axel Polleres
      Pages 432-447
    2. Andre Bolles, Marco Grawunder, Jonas Jacobi
      Pages 448-462
    3. Christoph Kiefer, Abraham Bernstein
      Pages 463-477
    4. Christoph Kiefer, Abraham Bernstein, André Locher
      Pages 478-492
    5. Andreas Langegger, Wolfram Wöß, Martin Blöchl
      Pages 493-507
    6. Angela Maduko, Kemafor Anyanwu, Amit Sheth, Paul Schliekelman
      Pages 508-523
    7. Bastian Quilitz, Ulf Leser
      Pages 524-538
    8. Anthony Ventresque, Sylvie Cazalens, Philippe Lamarre, Patrick Valduriez
      Pages 539-553
  12. Search

    1. Ravish Bhagdev, Sam Chapman, Fabio Ciravegna, Vitaveska Lanfranchi, Daniela Petrelli
      Pages 554-568
    2. Kinga Schumacher, Michael Sintek, Leo Sauermann
      Pages 569-583
    3. Haofen Wang, Kang Zhang, Qiaoling Liu, Thanh Tran, Yong Yu
      Pages 584-598
  13. Semantic Web Services

    1. Stefan Dietze, Alessio Gugliotta, John Domingue
      Pages 599-613
    2. Dimitrios Kourtesis, Iraklis Paraskakis
      Pages 614-628
    3. Naiwen Lin, Ugur Kuter, Evren Sirin
      Pages 629-643
    4. Edoardo Pignotti, Peter Edwards, Alun Preece, Nick Gotts, Gary Polhill
      Pages 644-658
    5. Dumitru Roman, Michael Kifer, Dieter Fensel
      Pages 659-673
    6. Tomas Vitvar, Jacek Kopecký, Jana Viskova, Dieter Fensel
      Pages 674-689

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th European Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2008, held in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, in June 2008.

The 51 revised full papers presented together with 3 invited talks and 25 system description papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 270 submitted papers. The papers are organized in topical sections on agents, application ontologies, applications, formal languages, foundational issues, learning, ontologies and natural language, ontology alignment, query processing, search, semantic Web services, storage and retrieval of semantic Web data, as well as user interfaces and personalization.


Alignment Processing Web Services agents formal language learning ontology semantic web

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 978-3-540-68233-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-68234-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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