Semantic-Enabled Advancements on the Web: Applications Across Industries: Applications Across Industries

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Sheth, Amit
IGI Global, Feb 29, 2012 - Computers - 324 pages

The body of research in all aspects of Semantic Web development, design, and application continues to grow alongside new trends in the information systems community.

Semantic-Enabled Advancements on the Web: Applications Across Industries reviews current and future trends in Semantic Web research with the aim of making existing and potential applications more accessible to a broader community of academics, practitioners, and industry professionals. Covering topics including recommendation systems, semantic search, and ontologies, this reference is a valuable contribution to the existing literature in this discipline.


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Amit Sheth is an educator, researcher, and entrepreneur. He is a LexisNexis Eminent Scholar (an endowed faculty position, funded by LexisNexis and the Ohio Board of Regents), an IEEE Fellow, and the director of the Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis) at Wright State University. which conducts research in Semantic Web, services computing, and scientific worklfows. His current work encompasses WWW subareas of Semantic Web, Social Web, Semantic Sensor Web/WoT and semantics enabled services and cloud computing, and their innovative applications to health, fitness and well being, and several other industries.

Earlier, Dr. Sheth was a professor at the University of Georgia, where he started the LSDIS lab in 1994, and he served in R&D groups at Bellcore, Unisys, and Honeywell. His h-index of 75 and the 23K+ citations to his publications places him among the top 100 in Computer Science and top few in WWW. His research has led to several commercial products, many deployed applications and two successful companies. He serves as technology and business advisor to startups and additional commercialization of his research continues. He is on several journal editorial boards, is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS), joint Editor-in-Chief of Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD), and a co-editor of two Springer book series (Semantic Web and Beyond: Computing for Human Experience, and Advanced Database Systems) ( [Editor]

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