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Software 2008, Feb 2008


Software 2008

Semantic Desktop - Stefan Decker

  • Information overload
  • Standardised metadata: Semantic Web
  • Processing of unstructured and legacy information: NLP
  • Human centric infomation exchange: Social Web (Online social networks)
  • Ontology-Driven Distributed Social Networking
  • Semantic Web stack: Trust, Proof, Signature & Encryption covering RDF core up to Proof

Next generation social networking

  • Collaboration and Communication Tools: Blogs, Forums, OSNs, Wikis (Web 2.0 and social software) --> social Semantic Information Spaces
  • Connecting the Personal Semantic Webs (PIMo - Personal Information Model)

NEPOMUK - Building the Social Semantic Desktop

  • hp, IBM, SAP, ....
  • based on common architeture (OpenSource GPL/BSD)
  • get structure and make available across desktop
  • Networking Operating System -- SSD Semantic Middleware -- Applications

Seantically-Interlinked Online Communities (SIOC)

  • http://sioc-project.org
  • Connectiong forums, posts from many types of online communities
  • "Open Source" extensions to Blog and Wiki
  • exporters b2evolution, Dotclear, Drupal, phpBB, WordPress, mailing lists, IRC, Twitter, Jaiku, aggregators, ODS, ...
  • API for writing own SIOC applications, API for PHP and Ruby on Rails

Questions

  • Semantics need global identity

Ideas

  • idea: extension of corporate desktop towards mobile services

Extraction of data - Till Lech

  • forskjellige teknologier
  • kan tekstmining brukes for mediation of ontologies
  • Web: "conceptual spaces"

Personvern og retslige - Jan Sandstrø

  • Datatilsynet: anvendelse av teknologien inskrenker personrettigheter (personvern)
  • "Skal være nyttig"
  • Grunnleggende krav for behandling av personopplysninger
    • Samtykke: frivillig, utrykkelig, informert, dekkende, aktivt
    • Oppfylle avtale ellerutføre gjøremål for den registrerte (kunden)
    • Grunnlaget kan bortfalle
  • Facebook er "ikke rettet mot Norsk" (ingen Norsk selskap)
  • Underlagt EU direktivet ("er gull standard")

Bibliotekt samarbeidsverktøy - Sublima

  • Ellen Aabakken, ellen.aabakken@kie.oslo.kommune.no
    • Prosjektansvarlig ABM - Oddrun Pauline Ohren, oddrun.ohren@abm-utvikling.no
    • Computas Nils Torgeir Wetterhus, ntw@computas.no
  • NDB-rammerverksprosjket
  • Dublin Core som registreringsformt for metadata
  • Kravspec: Open Source med fritt tilgang
  • Sublima: Subject Tool for Librar, Museum and Archive
    • Dublin Core som rdf
    • OWL for emnestruktur
    • SparQL
    • support for SRU
  • Testportaler: Detektor (Deichmann portal), SMIL (lege journal)

Semantiske webtjenester for geografisk informasjon - Arne Jørgen

  • SWING (demo)
  • SAWSDL - Semantic Annotation for WSDL
  • OWL-S ikke lenger støttet på samme måte som før
  • Mediator Structure: has Mediation Definition, has xxxx
  • Semantisk BPEL

OWL-S versus WSMO

  • OWL-S based on OWL-SWRL
    • OWL represent taxonomical knowledge
    • SWRL provides inference rules
  • WSMO based on WSML
    • støtter forskjellige logiske prosesser

SAWSDL - Semantic Annotations for WSDL and XML Schema

  • W3C Recommendation 28. Aug 2007
  • SWING, FP6 Strep, budget 4.3 MEuro, funding 2.85 MEuro
  • Søk med logisk inference funker ikke (ytelsen for svak)
  • (Service-oriented Semantic Architectures - SESA)

Questions

  • Semantisk interoperabilitet er okay og på vei, men "logisk resonering" og "yttelse" er veldig langt fram

Semantic Technology Research at FFI - Bjørn Jervell Hansen

  • using OWL-S for service iterworking

Oslo Innovation Week, Opening 15.10.2007

Annette Wiik Bryn

  • we need a knowledge based economy, vital for Norway
  • need "efficient networking"

Rikke Lind, Deputy Minister of Trade and Technology

  • Innovation is a key objective for the Norwegian Government - "Towards knowledge based society"
  • Focus from government: Maritime, marine, Energy, Environment, and Tourism
  • Focus in Oslo area on five clusters: Maritime Industry, Energy and Environment, ICT, Life Science, Cultural
  • Norway low on private funding, therefor new funding from government on 2.200 MNOK

Terje Osmundsen, mandag morgen

  • OECD claims that 25 % of students in engineering and natural science is too low for economical growth
  • Norway has 10 % of students in engineering and natural science

n.n., Redalpine

  • PISA Math ranking: 4. FIN, 18. Norway (reason is noise at school)
  • EU25 Innovation Ranking (EIS): 1. SE, 2. CH, ... 17. NO (below European average)

Nikesh Arora, President Europe, Middle East and Africa Operations, Google

  • IT development in storage, access, tools for production
    • in 5 years an iPod will have all music the world ever created
    • in 12 years an iPod will have all video ever produced
  • Key drivers for regional innovation is culture, resources and infrastructure.
  • Innvovation is based on
    • Collaboration
    • (Fulfilling user needs) not through a priori interviews, but through **product conception**\\ WII and iPod are products which were designed without asking the user \\ 70-80% of all new products fails because of bad user interface
    • "fast beating slow" (time-to-market)
    • employee buy-in and empowerment in key
  • Four areas of innovation
    • Product Innovation: Apple
    • Process Innovation: Starbucks,...
    • Service Innovation: Amazon,...
    • Business Model Innovation: Dell
  • Steve Jobs (iPod created 6 years ago, has 44% revenue of Apple): "Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. ... It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it. [Fortune, Nov. 9, 1998]
  • Engineering students:
    • 2004 USA: 222,335, India: 215,000, China: 644,106 (curioscatblog.net)
    • 2006 USA: 137000, Indida 500,000, China 350,000 (Nikesh Arora)

Julie Meyer, CEO of Ariadne Capital Ltd, Co-founder First Tuesday

  • Focus on business (not so much on marketing)

Søren Ravn, partner Inventure, Capital AS

Maria Helsengren, Director Business Development, Argentum Fondinvesteringer

  • partly governmental fund
  • investment 0.2% (2-2.5%) of BNP in private equipity
  • underinvestment in "education and knowledge based companies"

Truls Berg


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