Volume 31    Number 4    December 2002  
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Special Section on Semantic Web and Data Management | Book Reviews | Distinguished Database Profiles
Database Principles | Influential Papers | Reports | Standards | Research Centers

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Special Section on Semantic Web and Data Management

Guest Editor’s Introduction
R. Meersman, A. Sheth
Available in: PDF
Data Modelling versus Ontology Engineering
P. Spyns, R. Meersman, M. Jarrar
Available in: PDF
Methodology for Development and Employment of Ontology Based Knowledge Management Applications
Y. Sure, S. Staab, R. Studer
Available in: PDF
A Conceptual Architecture for Semantic Web Enabled Web Services
C. Bussler, D. Fensel, A. Maedche
Available in: PDF
Agents, Turst, and Information Access on the Semantic Web
T. Finin, A. Joshi
Available in: PDF
Conceptual Model of Web Service Reputation
E.M. Maximilien, M. Singh
Available in: PDF
The p Operator: Discovering and Ranking Associations on the Semantic Web
K. Anyanwu, A. Sheth
Available in: PDF
A Framework for Semantic Gossiping
K. Aberer, P. Cudre-Mauroux, M. Hauswirth
Available in: PDF
Emergent Semantics and the Multimedia Semantic Web
W.I. Grosky, D.V. Sreenath, F. Fotouhi
Available in: PDF
Querying Multiple Bioinformatics Data Sources: Can Semantic Web Research Help?
David Buttler, Matthew Coleman1, Terence Critchlow1, Renato Fileto, Wei Han, Ling Liu, Calton Pu, Daniel Rocco, Li Xiong
Available in: PDF
The Grid: An Application of the Semantic Web
C. Goble, D. De Rouce
Available in: PDF

Book Reviews

Karl Aberer
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.acm.org/sigmod/record/bookreviews.html
Ontologies: A Silver Bullet for Knowledge Management and Electronic Commerce – by Dieter Fensel
Reviewer: Antonio Badia
Available in: PDF
Small Worlds: the Dynamics of Networks between Order and Randomness – by Duncan J. Watts
Reviewer: Jie Wu
Available in: PDF

Distinguished Database Profiles

Interview with David Maier
Marianne Winslett
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.cse.ogi.edu/~maier/

Database Principles

Parameterized Complexity for the Database Theorist
Martin Grohe
Available in: Postscript and

Influential Papers

Reminiscences on Influential Papers – Kenneth A. Ross ed.
A. Aho, A. Ailamaki
Available in: PDF


Amicalola Report: Database and Information System Research Challenges and Opportunities in Semantic Web and Enterprises
A. Sheth, R. Meersman
Available in: PDF
Report on the EDBT’02 Panel on Scientific Data Integration
O. Boucelma, S. Castano, C. Goble, V. Josifovski, Z. Lacroix, B. Ludascher
Available in: PDF


An Early Look at XQuery
Jim Melton and Andrew Eisenberg
Available in: PDF

Research Centers

Research in Information Managment at Dublin City University
Mark Roantree and Alan F. Smeaton
Available in: PDF
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