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    • A Case Study for Integrating Public Safety Data Using Semantic Technologies 

      Graves, Alvaro (2011-11-03)
      Information about public safety has become critical for government organizations, non-government organizations and citizens in general. It enables informed decisions to be made by individuals, as well as guides the creation ...
    • A CGSP-Based Grid Application for University Digital Museums 

      Chen, Xiaowu; Luo, Xixi; Pan, Zhangsheng; Zhao, Qinping (2005-01-01)
      In order to effectively integrate and share the enormous dispersed resources of various digital museums, University Digital Museum Grid (UDMGrid) has been developed to provide one-stop information services about kinds of ...
    • A Comparison of the OPM and PML Provenance Models 

      Michaelis, James; Zednik, Stephan; Ding, Li; McGuinness, Deborah (2009-10-25)
    • A Controlled Natural Language Interface for Semantic Media Wiki 

      Bao, Jie; Smart, Paul; Braines, Dave; Jones, Gareth (2009-01-01)
      Despite their potential value as collaborative knowledge editing systems, semantic wikis present a number of usability challenges for human end users. In particular, there are several mismatches between the simple user ...
    • A Critical Look at Critics in HTN Planning 

      Erol, Kutluhan; Hendler, Jim (1995-08-25)
      Detecting interactions and resolving conflicts is one of the key issues for generative planning systems. Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planning systems use critics for this purpose. Critics have provided extra efficiency ...
    • A Deployed Semantically-Enabled Interdisciplinary Virtual Observatory 

      McGuinness, Deborah; Fox, Peter; Cinquini, Luca; West, Patrick; Garcia, Jose; Benedict, James; Middleton, Don (2007-07-27)
      We have used semantic technologies to design, implement, and deploy an interdisciplinary virtual observatory. The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory is a production data framework providing access to observational ...
    • A Distributed Tableau Algorithm for Package-based Description Logics 

      Bao, Jie; Caragea, Doina; Honavar, Vasant (2006-08-29)
      Package-based Description Logics (P-DL) is a novel formalism for modular ontologies. In P-DL, an ontology is composed of a collection of modules called packages. A package can partially reuse knowledge in other packages ...
    • A Framework for Evaluating and Utilizing Medical Terminology Mappings 

      Hussain, Sajjad; Sun, Hong; Sinaci, Ali Anil; Laleci, Gokce Banu; Mead, Charles; Gray, Alasdair; McGuinness, Deborah; Prud'hommeaux, Eric; Daniel, Christel; Forsberg, Kerstin (2014-08-31)
      Use of medical terminologies and mappings across them are considered to be crucial pre-requisites for achieving interoperable eHealth applications. Built upon the outcomes of several research projects, we introduce a ...
    • A Framework for Integrating Oceanographic Data Repositories 

      Rozell, Eric; Maffei, Andrew; Beaulieu, Stace; Fox, Peter (2010-12-14)
      Oceanographic research covers a broad range of science domains and requires a tremendous amount of cross-disciplinary collaboration. Advances in cyberinfrastructure are making it easier to share data across disciplines ...
    • A General Strategy for Knowledge Acquisition from Semantically Heterogeneous Data Sources 

      Caragea, Doina; Bao, Jie; Honavar, Vasant (2006-10-26)
      With the advent of the Semantic Web, there is increased availability of meta data (ontologies) that make explicit the semantic commitments associated with the data sources. Together with tools for specifying mappings between ...
    • A jigsaw puzzle layer cake of spatial data 

      Ma, Xiaogang; Fox, Peter (EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 2014-05-13)
      The Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE; http:// inspire.jrc.ec.europa.eu) is a European Union (EU) directive that aims to provide a legal framework to share environmental spatial data among public ...
    • A Justification for Semantic Training in Data Curation Frameworks Development 

      Ma, Xiaogang; Branch, Benjamin; Wegner, Kristin (2013-12-09)
      In the complex data curation activities involving proper data access, data use optimization and data rescue, opportunities exist where underlying skills in semantics may play a crucial role in data curation professionals ...
    • A Mathematics Pipeline to Student Success in Data Analytics through Course-Based Undergraduate Research 

      Bennett, Kristin; Erickson, John; Svirsky, Amy; Seddon, Josephine (The Mathematics Enthusiast, 2021-12-16)
      This paper reports on Data Analytics Research (DAR), a course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) in which undergraduate students conduct data analysis research on open real- world problems for industry, university, ...
    • A Message-Passing Control Structure For Text Understanding 

      Phillips, Brian; Hendler, Jim (1982-07-10)
      This paper describes an object-oriented, message-passing system for natural language text understanding. The application domain is the texts of Texas Instruments' patent descriptions. The object-oriented environment permits ...
    • A Method to Rank Nodes in an RDF Graph 

      Graves, Alvaro; Adali, Sibel; Hendler, Jim (2009-10-27)
      Despite the increasing popularity of RDF as a data representation method, there is no accepted measure of the importance of nodes in an RDF graph. Such a measure could be used to sort the nodes returned by a SPARQL query ...
    • A Play on Words: Using Cognitive Computing as a Basis for AI Solvers in Word Puzzles 

      Manzini, Thomas; Ellis, Simon; Hendler, Jim (Journal of Artificial General Intelligence, 2015-11-27)
      In this paper we offer a model, drawing inspiration from human cognition and based upon the pipeline developed for IBM’s Watson, which solves clues in a type of word puzzle called syllacrostics. We briefly discuss its ...
    • A Power Consumption Benchmark for Reasoners on Mobile Devices 

      Patton, Evan; McGuinness, Deborah (2014-10-19)
      We introduce a new methodology for benchmarking the performance per watt of semantic web reasoners and rule engines on smartphones to provide developers with information critical for deploying semantic web tools on ...
    • A Proof Markup Language for Semantic Web Services 

      Pinheiro, Paulo; McGuinness, Deborah; Fikes, Richard (Information Systems, 2006-07-01)
      The Semantic Web is being designed to enable automated reasoners to be used as core components in a wide variety of Web applications and services. In order for a client to accept and trust a result produced by perhaps an ...
    • A Prototype Web Service for Benchmarking Power Consumption of Mobile Semantic Applications 

      Patton, Evan; McGuinness, Deborah (2014-10-19)
      We present a prototype web service that enables researchers to evaluate the performance per watt of semantic web tools. The web service provides access to a hardware platform for collecting power consumption data for a ...
    • A Reusable Semantic Virtual Observatory Platform 

      Benedict, James; McGuinness, Deborah; Fox, Peter (2010-12-31)
      Multi-discipline Virtual Observatories are becoming more prevalent as more scientists need to access data from a broad range of disciplines that may be available from varied repositories. It is becoming increasingly important ...