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Social Web Evolution

Integrating Semantic Applications and Web 2.0 Technologies

Miltiadis D. Lytras Patricia Ordonez de Pablos

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Information Science Reference
30 April 2009
As semantic technologies prove their value with targeted applications, there are increasing opportunities to consider their usefulness in social contexts for knowledge, learning, and human development. Social Web Evolution: Integrating Semantic Applications and Web 2.0 Technologies explores the potential of Web 2.0 and its synergies with the Semantic Web and provides state-of-the-art theoretical foundations and technological applications. A reference edition for academicians, practitioners, policy makers, and government officers eager for knowledge on Web 2.0 and social Web, this book emphasizes practical aspects of the integration of semantic applications into social Web technologies.
Edited by:   Miltiadis D. Lytras, Patricia Ordonez de Pablos
Imprint:   Information Science Reference
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   1.075kg
ISBN:   9781605662725
ISBN 10:   1605662720
Pages:   356
Publication Date:   30 April 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Further / Higher Education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Miltiadis D. Lytras is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department-CEID (University of Patras). His research focuses on semantic web, knowledge management and e-learning, with more than 100 publications in these areas. He has co-edited / co-edits, 25 special issues in International Journals (e.g. IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, Computers in Human Behaviour etc) and has authored/[co-]edited 12 books [e.g. Open Source for Knowledge and Learning management, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge Management, Intelligent Learning Infrastructures for Knowledge Intensive Organizations, Semantic Based Information systems]. He is the founder and officer of the Semantic Web and Information Systems Special Interest Group in the Association for Information Systems (http://www.sigsemis.org). He serves as the (Co) Editor in Chief of 12 international journals [e.g. International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, International Journal on Social and Humanistic Computing, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, International Journal on Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism, International Journal of Electronic Democracy, International Journal of Electronic Banking, International Journal of Electronic Trade] while he is associate editor or editorial board member in seven more. Patricia Ordonez de Pablos is professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability, at the Faculty of Economics of The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital measuring and reporting, organizational learning and human resources management. She is Executive Editor of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual, the International Journal of Strategic Change Management and Co-Executive Editor of International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management.

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