Reading, References and Resources on Global Information Systems (updated frequently)

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See Semantic Enterprise and Semantic Web Course Reading Material for more advanced topics

Required Reading
 

Background Reading/References
 

Resources


Note: A lot of material below is on semi-structured data, which is only one component of this course as this is not primarily a database course (and hence we will not cover small subset of reading on this topics).

Search Engines

Web Directories and Categorization

Enterprise and B2B Portals

Component technologies

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Background Reading Material

Books:

Semi-structured Data, XML, RDF & related Technology

Readings on metadata (content and applications)

Tutorials/Talks/Resources:

Tim Finin, An Overview and Underview of the Semantic Web, October 2002

Other reading:

Related Courses:

Robert Meersman and Amit Sheth, SIGMOD Record Special Issue on "Semantic Web, Database Management and Information Systems," December 2002.

Michael Denny's Survey of Ontology Editing software

Russel Letson, Taxonomies put Content in Context, Transform, December 2001

Ontology in a Nutshell (cache), Fabien Gandon's 2d Knowledge Management Summer School (INRIA). Source

Taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies, and other systems of knowledge organization  Terms defined
Ontology and Information Systems by Barry Smith What is Ontology at Ontolog.org

Magkanaraki et al  Ontology Storage and Querying

Industry reports with substance:

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Where can you go to find more information:

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Last update: 02/19/03