Advertisement

A Programming Model for the Semantic Web

  • Marco Crasso
  • Cristian Mateos
  • Alejandro Zunino
  • Marcelo Campo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7547)

Abstract

This year the concept of “Semantic Web” celebrates its tenth anniversary since it was coined by prominent researchers Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler and Ora Lassila. To date, there are many technologies to describe, in a machine-understandable way, information and services available in the Web. An incipient research area is focused on solving the issues related to building applications for truly exploiting semantically-described resources. In this paper, we present an approach to upgrade a software application into a Semantic Web-enabled one. The approach builds on the Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) paradigm to allow developers to incorporate ontology management capabilities into an ordinary object-oriented application without modifying its source code. The paper also discusses related works and presents case studies.

Keywords

Semantic Web Software Model Aspect-Oriented Programming 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Berners-Lee, T., Hendler, J., Lassila, O.: The semantic Web. Scientific American 284(5), 34–43 (2001)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Crasso, M., Mateos, C., Zunino, A., Campo, M.: SWAM: A logic-based mobile agent programming language for the Semantic Web. Expert Systems with Applications 38, 1723–1737 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Crasso, M., Zunino, A., Campo, M.: Combining document classification and ontology alignment for semantically enriching Web Services. New Generation Computing 28, 371–403 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Enriquez, J.G., Vidal, G., Casas, S.: Design Configurable Aspects to Connecting Business Rules with Spring. In: Cipolla Ficarra, F.V., de Castro Lozano, C., Pérez Jiménez, M., Nicol, E., Kratky, A., Cipolla-Ficarra, M. (eds.) ADNTIIC 2010. LNCS, vol. 6616, pp. 92–101. Springer, Heidelberg (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Gruber, T.: Ontology. In: Encyclopedia of Database Systems, pp. 304–307. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. (2008)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Kalyanpur, A., et al.: Automatic mapping of owl ontologies into java. In: Maurer, F., Ruhe, G. (eds.) SEKE, pp. 98–103 (2004)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Mak, G., Long, L., Rubio, R.: Spring AOP and AspectJ support. In: Spring Recipes, pp. 117–158. Apress (2010)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Martin, D., et al.: Bringing semantics to Web Services with owl-s. World Wide Web 10(3), 243–277 (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Oren, E., Heitmann, B., Decker, S.: ActiveRDF: Embedding Semantic Web data into Object-Oriented languages. Web Semantics 6, 191–202 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Reynolds, D.: Jena 2 inference support (2011), http://jena.sourceforge.net (last accessed June 2011)
  11. 11.
    Richardson, C.: Untangling enterprise Java. Queue 4(5), 36–44 (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Sivashanmugam, K., et al.: Adding semantics to Web Services standards. In: The 2003 International Conference on Web Services, pp. 395–401. CSREA Press, Las Vegas (2003)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Szekely, B., Betz, J.: Jastor: Typesafe, ontology driven RDF access from Java (2011), http://jastor.sourceforge.net (last accessed June 2011)
  14. 14.
    Völkel, M.: RDFReactor – From Ontologies to Programatic Data Access. In: Proc. of the Jena User Conference 2006. HP Bristol (2006)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Weerawarana, S., et al.: Web Services Platform Architecture: SOAP, WSDL, WS-Policy, WS-Addressing, WS-BPEL, WS-Reliable Messaging and More. Prentice Hall PTR, Upper Saddle River (2005)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Crasso
    • 1
    • 2
  • Cristian Mateos
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alejandro Zunino
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marcelo Campo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.ISISTAN Research InstituteUNICEN UniversityTandilArgentina
  2. 2.Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)Argentina

Personalised recommendations