Semantic Frameworks—Meanings in the Architecture

  • Jim Davies
  • Jeremy Gibbons
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5966)


In most applications of information technology, the limiting factor is neither computational power nor storage capacity; nor is it connectivity. Hardware can be obtained at commodity prices, and software infrastructure can be downloaded free of charge. The limiting factor is the cost of consistency and coordination: in software development, in systems integration, and in continuing interaction with users. This paper explains how the use of semantic technologies and model-driven engineering can greatly reduce this cost, and thus increase the quality, interoperability, and suitability of information technology applications.


Data Element Resource Description Framework Police Code Grand Challenge Semantic Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Davies
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  • Jeremy Gibbons
    • 1
  1. 1.Computing LaboratoryUniversity of OxfordUK

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