Re: Call for Chapters: Linking Enterprise Data

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Kingsley Idehen

Dec 18, 2009, 2:55:55 PM12/18/09
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David Wood wrote:
> Hi all,
> Eric Miller, Uche Ogbuji and I are editing a new book for Springer to
> be entitled _Linking_Enterprise_Data_. This message contains the Call
> for Chapters.
> I hope some of you have great stories to tell regarding the
> application of Linked Data to practical problems in information
> management. We would love to hear them.
> Happy holidays.
> Regards,
> Dave
> 1st Proposal Submission Deadline: January 31, 2010
> Full Chapter Submission Deadline: April 15, 2010
> Linking Enterprise Data
> A book edited by David Wood, Eric Miller and Uche Ogbuji, Zepheira, USA
> To be published by Springer Science+Business Media
> I. Introduction
> Linking Enterprise Data is the application of Semantic Web
> architecture principles to real-world information management issues
> faced by commercial, not-for-profit and government enterprises. The
> term LED is a play on Linking Open Data (LOD), a community project
> started by the World Wide Web Consortium's Semantic Web Education and
> Outreach Interest Group aimed at exposing data sets to the Web in
> standard formats and actively relating them to one another with
> hyperlinks.
> Enterprise data is growing at a much faster rate than traditional
> technologies allow. The World Wide Web is the only information system
> we know that scales to the degree that it does and is robust to both
> changes and failure of components. Most software does not work nearly
> as well as the Web does. Applying the Web's architectural principles
> (not necessarily the public World Wide Web itself) for enterprise
> problems may be the only way to effectively address the current and
> future information glut. Challenges remain, however, because the use
> of distributed architectures requires enterprises to give up the
> central control and planning traditionally applied by IT departments.
> II. Objective of the Book
> This book aims to provide practical approaches to addressing common
> information management issues by the application of Semantic Web and
> Linked Data research to production environments. The approaches taken
> are based on international standards. The book is to be written and
> edited by leaders in Semantic Web and Linked Data research and
> standards development and early adopters of Semantic Web and Linked
> Data standards and techniques.
> III. Target Audience
> This book is meant for Semantic Web researchers and academicians, and
> CTOs, CIOs, enterprise architects, project managers and application
> developers in commercial, not-for-profit and government organizations
> concerned with scalability, flexibility and robustness of information
> management systems. Not-for-profit organizations specifically include
> the library and museum communities.
> Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
> - Business, technical and social values of applying Web architecture
> to enterprise content, such as the means by which deployment agility,
> resilience and reuse of data may be accomplished
> - Building of social (human-centered) communities to curate
> distributed data
> - Enterprise infrastructure for Linking Enterprise Data
> - Persistent Identifiers for the Web, life sciences, libraries and
> memory organizations
> - Linking the government cloud
> - Applications of Linked Data to enterprises, such as drug discovery,
> clinical information, organizational learning or curation of/access to
> distributed information
> - Publishing large-scale Linked Data
> IV. Publisher
> This book is scheduled for publication by Springer Science+Business
> Media. For additional information regarding the publisher, please
> visit <>. This
> publication is scheduled to be released in 2011.
> V. Important Dates
> January 31, 2010: Proposal Submission Deadline
> February 15, 2010: Notification of Acceptance
> April 2, 2010: Full Chapter Submission
> April 16, 2010: Review Results Notification
> May 7, 2010: Revised Chapter Submission
> May 14, 2010: Final Decision Notification
> May 28, 2010: Final Revised and Formatted Chapter Submission
> Inquiries and submissions should be sent by electronic mail to:
> David Wood
> Partner
> Zepheira
> <>




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