Interfaces for exploring and exploiting ontology, knowledgebase, heterogeneous content and complex relationships
NASA Virtual Iron Bird Workshop,
A lifecycle spanning development and use of a real-world semantic application often involves interactions will broad variety of data, information and knowledge. Based on experiences and results from academic research (at the LSDIS lab) to deployed commercial semantic applications (by Semagix, Inc.), and from academic tools to commercial products, this talk will provide an extensive walk through (examples) of interactive and graphical interfaces developed in context of defining, interacting with, and utilizing data, metadata, and ontologies represented or stored as unstructured text and media content, XML, RDF, and OWL documents, databases and repositories. Some of the issues we will cover include:
Selected background information for this talk can be found at:
Article in Data Engineering special issue on Making the Semantic Web Real (Dec. 2003) http://wwwt.semagix.com/documents/SemanticWebTechinAction.pdf
Commercial Technology: http://www.semagix.com/download.html
Publications and Presentations: http://lsdis.cs.uga.edu/lib/lib.html
Amit Sheth is a professor at The University of Georgia (UGA) and CTO and co-founder of Semagix, Ltd. He started the LSDIS lab at UGA in 1994. For nine years before, he served in R&D groups at Bellcore, Unisys, and Honeywell. In August 1999, Dr. Sheth founded Taalee, Inc., based on the technology developed at the LSDIS lab, and managed it as CEO until June 2001. Following acquisition/merger of Taalee and its follow-on Voquette resulting in Semagix, he currently serves as its CTO. His research has led to companies, three significant commercial products, several deployed applications, two patents, and over 150 publications. He has given 19 keynotes and over 125 invited talks/colloquia. He is a co-editor of a new book series on Semantic Web, is on five journal editorial board, and has organized 10+ international conferences/workshops including several in the area of semantic interoperability and the Semantic Web.