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Enterprises today face an increasing need to easily access and process knowledge they produce as well as automate their business processes. This need may be fulfilled by taking advantage of the Semantic Web and Semantic Web services technologies and implementing the concept of Semantic Business Process Management. In order to fulfil this vision, an(More)
In this paper we describe a legal framework for simple tax status detection of transaction parties as a part of a hybrid eCommerce information system. We also focus on one, in our view more interesting point encountered during the model setup which is the case of legal knowledge modeling in such a way that it is immune to fast-pace changing of jurisdiction.(More)
The paper has two goals: firstly, we explain how ontology mapping formalisms can be used to denote the many interpretations of a given legal concept; secondly, we provide a short case, justifying the potential need of using such formalisms in modern legal knowledge models. This approach may be especially useful for coding knowledge about specific legal(More)
Results to date (Fall 1996) the Caltrans Accelerated Pavement Testing (CAL/APT) Program are discussed and include those for the Phase I program and initial results from the Phase II program. The Phase I program involved a study of the comparative performance under Heavy-Vehicle-Simulator-(HVS)-loading of Caltrans dense-graded asphalt concrete (DGAC) and(More)
INTRODUCTION The legal information and knowledge computer representation is still an open issue. In this chapter we decided to introduce a global view on problems and challenges which have been solved so far contrasting them to those which in our opinion are still awaiting some constructive approaches. Moreover it is our intention to present matter within(More)
In the knowledge-based economy, organizations often use expert finding systems to identify new candidates or manage information about the current employees. In order to ensure the required level of precision of returned results, the expert finding systems often benefit from semantic technologies and use ontologies in order to represent gathered data. Usage(More)