:: Session 32: Day 10: Time 9:00 to 10:30
Principles and Foundations of Ontologies and Semantic Grids

Oscar Corcho


9:00-9:45 Ontologies and the Semantic Web


What is the Semantic Web
    Annotation, integration, inference

Semantic Web Technologies
    RDF and RDF Schema

9:45-10:00 Semantic Grid: history, projects and case studies

Semantic Grid history

Semantic Web and Semantic Grid
    Where can the Semantic Web help in the Grid
    Where can the Grid help in the Semantic Web
    Semantics in and on the Grid

Semantic Grid: work in progress
    Provision of flexible metadata stores
    Ontologies for describing: VOs, policy management, Grid resource description
    Reasoning for VO formation and authorisation control
    Provision of metadata by means of annotation services

Semantic Grid projects in progress
    Semantic Datagrid

10:00-10:30 Semantic-OGSA
S-OGSA reference model and capabilities
    Grid entities, knowledge entities and Semantic Bindings
    Semantic provisioning services
    Semantic binding provisioning services
    Semantically-aware Grid services

S-OGSA mechanisms and interaction patterns

A sample deployment of S-OGSA
    Semantically-enabled VO authorisation control scenario

- Principles and Foundations of Ontologies and Semantic Grids [ppt]


Dr. Oscar Corcho

Dr. Oscar Corcho works as a post-doctoral Marie Curie fellow at the University of Manchester. He received the third Spanish award in Computer Science from the Spanish Government in 2001. He participates at the EU FP6 IST project OntoGrid (FP6-511513), and has participated in the HALO project (funded by Vulcan, Inc.), and in the following EU IST projects from FP5 and FP6: Esperonto (IST-2001-34373), DIP (FP6-507483), HOPS (IST-2002-507967), SWWS (IST-2001-37134), OntoWeb (IST-2000-25056), and Knowledge Web (IST-2003-507482). He has published the books "Ontological Engineering" and "A layered declarative approach to ontology translation with knowledge preservation", over 30 journal and conference/workshop papers. He has belonged to the programme committees of several workshops and conferences, chaired the demo/industrial sessions at EKAW2002, co-organised the ISWC2003 and ISWC2004 Workshops on Evaluation of Ontology Tools (EON2003, EON2004) and will be the sponsor chair of the ESWC2006 conference.