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Adaptive Information : Improving Business Through Semantic Interoperability, Grid Computing, and Enterprise Integration - Jeffrey T. Pollock

Adaptive Information

Improving Business Through Semantic Interoperability, Grid Computing, and Enterprise Integration

Hardcover Published: 21st September 2004
ISBN: 9780471488545
Number Of Pages: 440

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<ul> <li>New Paradigm for considering application integration and B2B problems <li>Heightens the importance of conveying meaning between systems <li>Addresses movement in the EAI space toward more data handling capabilities <li>Offers a solution for the multitude of managers disconnected with the latest technologies <li>Leverages the technical advances made in complex data integration over 15 years <li>Shifts the focus from technology solutions to information solutions <li>Relies heavily on the use of practical examples, tips, definitions, and soapbox excerpts throughout the main body of text </ul>

"Overall, I found the book to be enjoyable and informative, with lots of references and pointers to areas of interest. The variety of topics discussed within the book encourages the reader to read outside of their core specialisms." (BCS, 1 November 2010)"

...an essential read for all Semantic Web practitioners-from CIOs to CTOs and architects to managers...a must-read for upper management." (IEEE Distributed Systems Online, August 2005)

List of Illustrations xvii

List of Tables and Other Sidebar Elements xxi

Foreword xxiii

Preface xxv

Acknowledgments xxxi

Part One: Why Semantic Interoperability?

1. Semantic Interoperability Gives IT Meaning 3

2. Information Infrastructure Issues and Problems 23

3. Promise of Frictionless Information 39

Part Two: Semantic Interoperability Primer

4. Foundations in Data Semantics 69

5. Semantic Conflict Solution Patterns 99

6. MetaData Archetypes 127

7. Ontology Design Patterns 145

8. Multimodal Interoperability Architecture 195

9. Infrastructure and E-Business Patterns 223

Part 3: Adopting Semantic Technologies

10. Capability Case Studies 259

11. Adoption Strategies 305

12. Tomorrow’s Adaptive and Dynamic Systems 333

Appendices

Appendix A. Vendor Profiles, Tools, and Scorecards 347

Appendix B. Acronyms and Abbreviations 375

Endnotes 379

Index 383

ISBN: 9780471488545
ISBN-10: 0471488542
Series: Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 21st September 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.75 x 16.25  x 2.58
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1