Selected Publications, Patents, and Talks
by Deborah L. McGuinness

Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor
Department of Computer Science and Cognitive Science Department
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI),
110 8th Street, 3rd floor, Troy, NY 12180.
email: (my initials) @ cs.rpi.edu
phone: 518 276 4404
Formerly Acting Director and Senior Research Scientist

Knowledge Systems, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Gates Building 2A, Room 241

Stanford, CA 94305
(my initials) @ksl.stanford.edu
Phone: 650-723-9770
Fax: 650-725-5850
URL: http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/people/dlm
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JOURNAL ARTICLES
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
NATURAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS
WORKSHOP PUBLICATIONS
PATENTS
INVITED TALKS
TUTORIALS
OTHER
Citations according to: Citeseer and Google Scholar. Citeseer's Top Computer Science Citings lists me as 395.


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Alyssa Glass, Deborah L. McGuinness, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, and Michael Wolverton. Trustable Task Processing Systems. In Roth-Berghofer, T., and Richter, M.M., editors, KI Journal, Special Issue on Explanation, Kunstliche Intelligenz, 2008.

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict, and Don Middleton. Ontology-supported Scientific Data Frameworks: The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory Experience. In Computers and Geosciences - Elsevier. Volume 35, Issue 4 (2009).

David Martin, Mark Burstein, Drew McDermott, Deborah L. McGuinness, Sheila McIlraith, Massimo Paolucci, Evren Sirin, Naveen Srinivasan, and Katia Sycara. Bringing Semantics to Web Services with OWL-S. World Wide Web Journal, Volume 10, Number 3, pp 243-277. http://springerlink.com/content/wp8q2133g5725340/. Also, Stanford KSL Technical Report KSL-06-21. abstract.

Peter Fox, Linda Gunderson, Kerstin Lehnert, Deborah L. McGuinness, Krishna Sinha, Walt Snyder. Toward Broad Community Collaboration in Geoinformatics. EOS, Vol. 87, No. 46, November 14, 2006. http://www.agu.org/journals/eo/eo0646/2006EO460005.pdf

Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Deborah L. McGuinness and Richard Fikes. A Proof Markup Language for Semantic Web Services. Information Systems, Volume 31, Issues 4-5, June-July 2006, Pages 381-395. Previous version, technical report, Knowledge Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, abstract.

Muthuraman Sathiamurthy, Bjoern Peters, Huynh-Hoa Bui, John Sidney, John Mokili, Stephen S Wilson, Ward Fleri, Deborah L McGuinness, Philip E Bourne and Alessandro Sette. An ontology for immune epitopes: application to the design of a broad scope database of immune reactivities. Immunome Research 2005, 1:2 (20 Sep 2005). http://www.immunome-research.com/content/1/1/2.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Explaining Answers from the Semantic Web: The Inference Web Approach. Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web Special issue: International Semantic Web Conference 2003 - Edited by K.Sycara and J.Mylopoulis. Volume 1, Issue 4. Journal published Fall, 2004. http://www.websemanticsjournal.org/ps/pub/2004-22

David S. Frankel, Patrick Hayes, Elisa F. Kendall, and Deborah L. McGuinness. A Model-Driven Semantic Web: Reinforcing Complimentary Strengths. MDA Journal, Business Process Trends, July 2004.

Deborah L. McGuinness. Question Answering on the Semantic Web. In IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 19, No. 1, January/February, 2004.

Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Deborah L. McGuinness, Rob McCool, Knowledge Provenance Infrastructure. IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin Vol.26 No.4, pages 26-32, December 2003. abstract .

Deborah L. McGuinness, Richard Fikes, James Hendler and Lynn Andrea Stein. ``DAML+OIL: An Ontology Language for the Semantic Web ''. In IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 17, No. 5, pages 72-80, September/October 2002. abstract .

Ora Lassila and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``The Role of Frame-Based Representation on the Semantic Web''. In Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence 2001 Volume 6 Number 005: 2001-03-07, 1403-2031 (Printed version) 1403-204X (Electronic version). Also in Linköping Electronic Articles in Computer and Information Science ISSN 1401-9841 Vol. 6(2001). URL: http://www.ep.liu.se/ea/cis/2001/005/ . Also published as KSL Tech Report Number KSL-01-02. abstract. The full paper is available in word, html, and text .

Dieter Fensel, Ian Horrocks, Frank van Harmelen, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. ``OIL: An Ontology Infrastructure for the Semantic Web ''. In IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 16, No. 2, March/April 2001, abstract , pdf file, and published abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness ``Ontologies and Online Commerce''. In IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 16, No. 1, January/February 2001, pages 8-14. abstract , full word document , full html document, and published pdf form and on contenteurope.

James Hendler and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``The DARPA Agent Markup Language''. In IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 15, No. 6, November/December 2000, pages 67-73. abstract , full word document , full html document, and published pdf form.

Ronald J. Brachman, Alex Borgida, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. "Reducing" CLASSIC to Practice: Knowledge Representation Theory Meets Reality. In Artificial Intelligence 114(1-2) pages 203-237, October, 1999. abstract.

Franz Baader, Alex Borgida, Ralph Kuesters and Deborah L. McGuinness. Matching in Description Logics. In Journal of Logic and Computation -- Special Issue on Description Logics. Volume 9, number 3, June 1999. abstract , full text pdf

Enrico Franconi, G. de Giacomo, Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, Werner Nutt, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, and Chris Welty. Report on the 1998 International Workshop on Description Logics DL'98. In Journal of Logic and Computation -- Special Issue on Description Logics. Volume 9, number 3, June 1999. full text pdf

Deborah L. McGuinness and Jon Wright. ``An Industrial Strength Description Logic-based Configurator Platform''. IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 13, No. 4, July/August 1998, pp. 69-77.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Jon Wright. ``Conceptual Modeling for Configuration: A Description Logic-based Approach.'' In the Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing Journal - special issue on Configuration, 1998.

Tim Darr, Mark Fox, and Deborah L. McGuinness, editors. Special Configuration Issue of the Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing Journal 1998.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Lori Alperin Resnick, Charles Isbell, Matt Parker, and Chris Welty. A Description Logic Based Configurator for the Web. SIGART Bulletin, 9(2) pp 20-22. Fall, 1998.

Ronald J. Brachman, Peter G. Selfridge, Loren G. Terveen, Boris Altman, Alex Borgida, Fern Halper, Thomas Kirk, Alan Lazar, Deborah L. McGuinness, Lori Alperin Resnick. ``Integrated Support for Data Archaeology.'' In International Journal of Intelligent and Cooperative Information Systems, 2:2 1993, pages 159--185.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Deborah L. McGuinness, Ronald J. Brachman, Lori Alperin Resnick, and Alex Borgida. ``The CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System: Guiding Principles and Implementation Rationale''. SIGART Bulletin, 2:3 (1991), pages 108--113.


CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS and BOOK ARTICLES

Tejaswini Narayanan, Deborah L. McGuinness: Towards Leveraging Inference Web to Support Intuitive Explanations in Recommender Systems for Automated Career Counseling. First International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interaction, (ACHI), Sainte Luce, Martinique, France. IEEE Computer Society, Feb 10-15, 2008, pp. 164-169.

Alyssa Glass, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Michael Wolverton. Toward Establishing Trust in Adaptive Agents. Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI2008), Canary Islands, Spain, January 13-16, 2008. Also KSL Technical Report KSL-07-04. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-07-04.html

Elisa F. Kendall, Jay Jacobs, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Stephen Schwab. Policies for Public Domain Ontologies for the Intelligence Community. In Proceedings of the Ontology for the Intelligence Community Conference. Columbia, Maryland. November 28-29, 2007.

Deborah McGuinness, Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict, and Don Middleton. The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory: A Deployed Semantic Web Application Case Study for Scientific Research. In the Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI-07). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 22-26, 2007. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-07-01.html

Deborah McGuinness, Alyssa Glass, Michael Wolverton and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Explaining Task Processing in Cognitive Assistants That Learn. In the Proceedings of the Twentieth International FLAIRS Conference. Key, West, Florida, May 7-9, 2007. Enhanced version of Stanford KSL Tech Report KSL-06-06. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-06.html

Vasco Furtado, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Deborah McGuinness, Pryendra Deshwal, Dh yanesh Narayanan, Juliana Carvalho, Vladia Pinheiro and Cynthia Chang. Abstracting Web Agent Proofs into Human-Level Justifications. In the Proceedings of the Twentieth International FLAIRS Conference. Key, West, Florida, May 7-9, 2007. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-07-06.html

Honglei Zeng, M. Alhossaini, Richard Fikes, Deborah L. McGuinness. Mining Revision History to Assess Trustworthiness of Article Fragments. The Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom'06), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, November 17th-20th, 2006. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-16.html

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Don Middleton, Luca Cinquini, J. Anthony Darnell, Jose Garcia, Patrick West, James Benedict, and Stan Solomon. Semantically-Enabled Large-Scale Science Data Repositories. In the Proceedings of the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Ga, November 5-9, 2006. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-19.html

J. William Murdock, Deborah L. McGuinness, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Chris Welty, and David Ferrucci. Explaining Conclusions from Diverse Knowledge Sources. In the Proceedings of the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Ga, November 5-9, 2006. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-17.html

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, J. Anthony Darnell, Patrick West, James L. Benedict, Jose Garcia, and Don Middleton. Ontology-Enabled Virtual Observatories: Semantic Integration in Practice. In the Proceedings of the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Ga, November 5-9, 2006. Poster paper accompanies full conference paper. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-20.html

Honglei Zeng, M. Alhossaini, Li Ding, Richard Fikes, Deborah L. McGuinness. Computing Trust from Revision History. Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST 2006) Markham, Ontario, Canada October 30 -- November 1, 2006. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-12.html

Vasco Furtada, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, and Deborah L. McGuinness. WebExplain: A UPML Extension to Support the Development of Explanations in the Web for Knowledge-Based Systems. Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering. San Francisco, CA, July 5-7, 2006. SEKE2006.

Li Ding, Tim Finin, Y. Peng, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, and Deborah L. McGuinness. Tracking RDF Graph Provenance using RDF Molecules. Proceedings of the Fourth International Semantic Web Conference, Galway, Ireland, November, 2005. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness. Why Should You Trust Answers from the Web? In Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Web Intelligence and Security Track, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2005. See abstract for details.

Alexander P. Morgan, John A. Cafeo, Kurt Godden, Ronald M. Lesperance, Andrea M. Simon, Deborah L. McGuinness, and James L. Benedict. The General Motors Variation-Reduction Adviser. AI Magazine 26:2 (2005).

Pavel Shvaiko, Fausto Giunchiglia, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva and Deborah L. McGuinness. Web Explanations for Semantic Heterogeneity Discovery. In Proceedings of the 2nd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2005), Heraklion, Greece, May 29 to June 1, 2005. Springer, 2005. See abstract for details.

Ilya Zaihrayeu, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva and Deborah L. McGuinness. IWTrust: Improving User Trust in Answers from the Web. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Trust Management (iTrust2005), Springer, Rocquencourt, France, 2005. See abstract for details.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, and Don Middleton. Virtual Solar Terrestrial Observatories. In Proceedings of the National Meeting on Research Frontiers in Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences. San Diego, Ca., May 5-6, 2005. See abstract for online availability.

Christopher Welty, J. William Murdock, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Deborah L. McGuinness, David Ferrucci, Richard Fikes. Tracking Information Extraction from Intelligence Documents. In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Intelligence Analysis (IA 2005), McLean, VA, USA, 2-6 May, 2005. See abstract for online availability.

Alexander P. Morgan, John A. Cafeo, Kurt Godden, Ronald M. Lesperance, Andrea M. Simon, Deborah L. McGuinness, and James L. Benedict. The General Motors Variation-Reduction Adviser: Deployment Issues for an AI Application. In the Proceedings of the Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, San Jose, CA., July 2004. See abstract for online availability.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Trusting Answers on the Web. In Mark T. Maybury, editor, New Directions in Question Answering. AAAI/MIT Press. See abstract for online availability.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Infrastructure for Web Explanations. In Proceedings of 2nd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2003), Sanibel Is., FL, USA. Springer, October 2003. See abstract for online availability.

Deborah L. McGuinness. Ontologies for Information Fusion. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information Fusion. Cairns, Australia, July 8-11, 2003.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Description Logic for Configuration''. In Franz Baader, Diego Calvanese, Deborah McGuinness, Daniele Nardi, and Peter Patel-Schneider, editors The Description Logic Handbook: Theory, Implementation, and Applications. Cambridge University Press, 2003. Please go to abstract for online availability.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Peter Patel-Schneider ``From Description Logic Provers to Knowledge Representation Systems''. In Franz Baader, Diego Calvanese, Deborah McGuinness, Daniele Nardi, and Peter Patel-Schneider, editors The Description Logic Handbook: Theory, Implementation, and Applications. Cambridge University Press, 2003. Please go to abstract for online availability.

Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Chris Welty ``Digital Libraries and Web-Based Information Systems''. In Franz Baader, Diego Calvanese, Deborah McGuinness, Daniele Nardi, and Peter Patel-Schneider, editors The Description Logic Handbook: Theory, Implementation, and Applications. Cambridge University Press, 2003. Please go to abstract for online availability.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Ontologies Come of Age ''. In Dieter Fensel, Jim Hendler, Henry Lieberman, and Wolfgang Wahlster, editors. Spinning the Semantic Web: Bringing the World Wide Web to Its Full Potential. MIT Press, 2003. abstract. This pre-print version of the paper to be published is available in word format and html format.

Eric Hsu, and Deborah L. McGuinness. KSL Wine Agent: Semantic Web Testbed Application, Proceedings of the 2003 International Workshop on Description Logics (DL2003). Rome, Italy, September 5-7, 2003. pdf.

Elisa F. Kendall, Mark E. Dutra, and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Towards A Commercial Ontology Development Environment'' In International Semantic Web Conference Late Breaking Topics, Sardinia, Italy, June 9-12, 2002. See abstract for online availability.

Aseem Das, Wei Wu, and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Industrial Strength Ontology Management''. In Isabel Cruz, Stefan Decker, Jerome Euzenat, and Deborah L. McGuinness, eds. The Emerging Semantic Web. (Book available from http://www.iospress.nl/site/html/boek-1381825766.html). IOS Press, 2002. See abstract for online availability.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Richard Fikes, Lynn Andrea Stein, and James Hendler. ``DAML-ONT: An Ontology Language for the Semantic Web ''. In Dieter Fensel, Jim Hendler, Henry Lieberman, and Wolfgang Wahlster, editors. Spinning the Semantic Web: Bringing the World Wide Web to Its Full Potential. MIT Press, 2002. abstract . This pre-print version of the paper to be published is available in word format and html format.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Conceptual Modeling for Distributed Ontology Environments,'' In the Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Conceptual Structures Logical, Linguistic, and Computational Issues (ICCS 2000), August 14-18, 2000, Darmstadt, Germany. Also published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Conceptual Structures: Logical, Linguistic, and Computational Issues. Volume 1867/2000. ISBN 978-3-540-67859-5, pages 100-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/10722280_7 abstract, paper in word format, paper in postscript format

Deborah L. McGuinness, Richard Fikes, James Rice, and Steve Wilder, ``The Chimaera Ontology Environment,'' In the Proceedings of the The Seventeenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2000), Austin, Texas, July 30 - August 3, 2000. abstract, paper in word format

Deborah L. McGuinness, Richard Fikes, James Rice, and Steve Wilder. An Environment for Merging and Testing Large Ontologies. In the Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR2000), Breckenridge, Colorado, USA. April 12-15, 2000. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Ontology-enhanced Search for Primary Care Medical Literature. In the Proceedings of the International Medical Informatics Association Working Group 6- Medical Concept Representation and Natural Language Processing Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, December 16--19, 1999. abstract

Franz Baader, Alex Borgida, and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Matching in Description Logics: Preliminary Results,'' In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'98), M.-L. Mugnier, M. Chein (editors), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer, 1998. An earlier version appears in in Proceedings of the 1998 International Workshop on Description Logics, Trento, Italy. June, 1998. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. ``Usability Issues in Knowledge Representation Systems''. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Madison, Wisconsin, July, 1998. This is an updated version of ``Usability Issues in Description Logic Systems'' published in Proceedings of International Workshop on Description Logics, Gif sur Yvette, (Paris), France, September, 1997. abstract postscript version

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Ontological Issues for Knowledge-Enhanced Search''. In the Proceedings of Formal Ontology in Information Systems, June 1998. Also in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, IOS-Press, Washington, DC, 1998. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Harley Manning, and Tom Beattie. ``Knowledge Augmented Intranet Search.'' In Proceedings of Sixth World Wide Web Conference CDROM version, Santa Clara, California, April, 1997.

Alex Borgida and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Asking Queries about Frames.'' In Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on the Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Cambridge, Massachusetts, November, 1996. Morgan Kaufmann. Also appears in Proceedings of International Workshop on Description Logics, Cambridge, Mass., November 1996. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Alex Borgida . ``Explaining Subsumption in Description Logics.'' In Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, August, 1995. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Lori Alperin Resnick, and Charles Isbell. ``Description Logic in Practice: A CLASSIC: Application.'' In Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, August, 1995. The published version is available. An extended version of this with examples is available.

Ronald J. Brachman, Peter G. Selfridge, Loren G. Terveen, Boris Altman, Alex Borgida, Fern Halper, Thomas Kirk, Alan Lazar, Deborah L. McGuinness, Lori Alperin Resnick. ``Knowledge Representation Support for Data Archaeology.'' In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, November, 1992.

Ronald J. Brachman, Alex Borgida, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, and Lori Alperin Resnick. ``The CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System, or, KL-ONE: The Next Generation.'' Proceedings of the 1992 International Conference on Fifth Generation Computer Systems, Tokyo, Japan, June 1992.

Ronald J. Brachman, Alex Borgida, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, and Lori Alperin Resnick. ``Living with CLASSIC: When and How to Use a KL-ONE-Like Language.'' In Principles of Semantic Networks: Explorations in the representation of knowledge, ed. John Sowa. San Mateo, California: Morgan Kaufmann, 1991, pages 401--456. abstract

Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Bernd Owsnicki-Klewe, Alfred Kobsa, Nicola Guarino, Robert MacGregor, William S. Mark, Deborah L. McGuinness, Bernhard Nebel, Albrecht Schmiedel, and John Yen. ``Term Subsumption Languages in Knowledge Representation.'' AI Magazine 11:2 (1990), pages 16--22.

Alex Borgida, Ronald J. Brachman, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Lori Alperin Resnick. ``CLASSIC: A Structural Data Model for Objects'', Proceedings of the 1989 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Portland, Oregon, June, 1989, pp. 59--67.

Ronald J. Brachman and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Knowledge Representation, Connectionism, and Conceptual Retrieval'', Proceedings of the 1988 ACM SIGIR International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Grenoble, France, June, 1988, pp. 161--174.

Van E. Kelly and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Automatic Re-Programming for Robustness'', Proceedings of the 1986 IEEE Conference on Global Telecommunications, December, 1986, pp. 417--422.


NATURAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
(separated due to different community publication practices)

Deborah L. McGuinness and Peter Fox. Knowledge Provenance for Virtual Observatories. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53B-1199. abstract

James L. Benedict, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter Fox. A Semantic Web-based Methodology for Building Conceptual Models of Scientific Information. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53A-0950. abstract

Luca Cinquini, Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, Don Middleton, and James L. Benedict. Advanced Semantic Concepts and Services in the Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53B-1206. abstract

Peter Fox, Krishna Sinha, Rob raskin, Deborah L. McGuinness, C. Ammann, D. Venezky, F. Schwander. Semantic Mediation and Integration of Volcanic and Atmospheric Data:In Search of Statistical Signatures. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN24A-05. abstract

Todd A. King, Deborah L. McGuinness, R. J. Walker, Peter Fox, D. Aaron Roberts, and Christopher Harvey. The Rosetta Model: Can the Different Physical Science Data Models be Reconciled? In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53B-1209. abstract

Sara Graves, Helen Conover, Rahul Ramachandran, S. Movva., Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness. Prototyping a Knowledge Integration Framework to Solve Science Problems. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53B-1205. abstract

Daniel Morrison, Lis Immer, Michele Weiss, Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Robert Holder, Matt Potter, Chris Colclough, Robin Barnes, Rose Daley, Mohammed Hashemian, Stu Nylund, Sam Yee, Elsayed Talaat, James Russell, R. Heelis, J. Kozyra, D. bilitza, Robert McGuire, Robert Candey. Leveraging Someone Else's Knowledge Based System. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN51C-04. abstract

Krishna Sinha, Rob Raskin, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter Fox. Developing packages and integrating ontologies for Volcanoes, Plate Tectonics and Atmospheric Science Data Integration. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53B-1204. abstract

Patrick West, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, and Luca Cinquini. Current and future uses of OWL for Earth and Space science data frameworks: successes and limitations In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2007. Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN53B-1207. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict, and Don Middleton. The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory: A Deployed Semantic Web Application Case Study for Scientific Research. In the Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI-07). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 22-26, 2007.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict, and Don Middleton. A Deployed Semantically-Enabled Interdisciplinary Virtual Observatory. Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-07) Intelligent Systems Track, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 22-26, 2007. abstract.

Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, Deborah L. McGuinness, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict and Stephan Zednik. Semantic web services for interdisciplinary scientific data query and retrieval. In the Proceedings of the Semantic eScience Workshop co-located with the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference, Vancouver, CA., July 23, 2007. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, A. Krishna Sinha, and Rob Raskin. Semantic Integration of Heterogeneous Volcanic and Atmospheric Data. In the Proceedings of the Geoinformatics 2007 Conferece, San Diego, Ca., May 17-18, 2007. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness. Lightweight Semantics for Geoinformatics. In the Proceedings of the Electronic Geophysical Year, Virtual Observatories in Geosciences (VOIG). Denver, CO., June 11-14, 2007. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Don Middleton, Stan Solomon, Jose Garcia, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, James L. benedict, and Tony Darnell. Ontology-Enabled Virtual observatories: Semantic Integration in Practice. In the Proceedings of the Electronic Geophysical Year, Virtual Observatories in Geosciences (VOIG). Denver, CO., June 11-14, 2007. abstract

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict, Stephan Zednik, and Don Middleton. Use cases for the Virtual Solar Terrestrial Observatory. In the Proceedings of the Electronic Geophysical Year, Virtual Observatories in Geosciences (VOIG). Denver, CO., June 11-14, 2007. abstract

Luca Cinquini, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, and James L. Benedict. Semantics and interoperability in the Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory. In the Proceedings of the Electronic Geophysical Year, Virtual Observatories in Geosciences (VOIG). Denver, CO., June 11-14, 2007. abstract

Don Middleton, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Jose Garcia, Luca Cinquini, and Patrick West. Progress in Earth and Space Science Infrastructure: Grids, Frameworks and Semantics. In the Proceedings of the Electronic Geophysical Year, Virtual Observatories in Geosciences (VOIG). Denver, CO., June 11-14, 2007. abstract

Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Patrick West. Semantic Web Services in a Virtual Observatory. In the Proceedings of the Geoinformatics 2007 Conference, San Diego, Ca., May 17-18, 2007. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, A. Krishna Sinha, and Rob Raskin. Semantic Integration of Heterogeneous Volcanic and Atmospheric Data. In the Proceedings of the Geoinformatics 2007 Conferece, San Diego, Ca., May 17-18, 2007. abstract

Luca Cinquini, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Patrick West, Anthony Darnell, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict, Don Middleton. Semantics and interopability in the Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN41B-0890. abstract.

Tony Darnell, Luca Cinquini, Peter Fox, Patrick West, Don Middleton, Deborah L. McGuinness, James L. Benedict. Unifying Workflows for Finding and Using Data Across Discipline Boundaries. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN54A-08. abstract.

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Rob Raskin, and A. Krishna Sinha. The Technology Behind Data Integration with Semantics. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN24A-05. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, James L. Benedict, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, Anthony Darnell, Don Middleton. Semantic Web Cyberinfrastructure for Virtual Observatories. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN43D-02. abstract.

Don Middlton, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter Fox. Progress in Earth and Space Science Infrastructure: Grids, Frameworks, and Semantics. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN21A-1210. abstract.

Rob Raskin, Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, and A. Krishna Sinha. Semantically-Enabled Science Data Integration: Current Progress. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN43D-05. abstract.

Patrick West, Luca Cinquini, Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, James L. Benedict, Anthony Darnell, Jose Garcia, Don Middleton . The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory Production Release. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2006), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2006. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN54A-03. abstract.

Peter Fox, Linda Gunderson, Kerstin Lehnert, Deborah L. McGuinness, Krishna Sinha, Walt Snyder. Toward Broad Community Collaboration in Geoinformatics. EOS, Vol. 87, No. 46, November 14, 2006. http://www.agu.org/journals/eo/eo0646/2006EO460005.pdf

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Don Middleton, Luca Cinquini, J. Anthony Darnell, Jose Garcia, Patrick West, James Benedict, and Stan Solomon. Semantically-Enabled Large-Scale Science Data Repositories. In the Proceedings of the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Ga, November 5-9, 2006. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-19.html

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, J. Anthony Darnell, Patrick West, James L. Benedict, Jose Garcia, and Don Middleton. Ontology-Enabled Virtual Observatories: Semantic Integration in Practice. In the Proceedings of the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Ga, November 5-9, 2006. Poster paper accompanies full conference paper. http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/KSL_Abstracts/KSL-06-20.html

Peter A. Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Don Middleton, Luca Cinquini, Jose Garcia, Patrick West, J. Anthony Darnell, James L. Benedict. The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory: interdisciplinary data-driven science, in Abstracts for the International Astronomical Union XXVIth General Assembly, August 14-25, 2006, Prague, Czech Republic, SPS3-78, p. 464.

Deborah L. McGuinness, A. Krishna Sinha, Peter Fox, Rob Raskin, Grank Heiken, Calvin Barnes, Ken Wohletz, Dina Venezky, Kai Lin. Towards a Reference Volcano Ontology for Semantic Scientific Data Integration. American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23-26, 2006. abstract

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Rob Raskin, A. Krishna Sinha. Semantically-Enabled Scientific Data Integration American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23-26, 2006. abstract

Luca Cinquini, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, James L. Benedict, Tony Darnell, Don Middleton, Jose Garcia, Patrick West. Solar-Terrestrial Data Integration using Ontologies American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23-26, 2006. abstract

Don Middleton, Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Luca Cinquini, Tony Darnell, James Benedict, Jose Garcia, Patrick West, Stan Solomon. The Virtual Solar Terrestrial Observatory American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23-26, 2006. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, and Don Middleton. Solar-Terrestrial Ontologies. Proceedings of the Geoinformatics Conference, Reston, Virginia, May 10-12, 2006. GeoInformatics

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Rob Raskin, A. Krishna Sinha. Semantically-Enabled Scientific Data Integration. Proceedings of the Geoinformatics Conference, Reston, Virginia, May 10-12, 2006. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness. Ontologies and the Semantic Web: Key Enablers for Earth and Space Science Advances. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2005), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2005. Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN41B-01. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, Don Middleton, Jose Garcia, Luca Cinquni, J. A. Darnell, James L. Benedict. Solar-Terrestrial Ontology Development. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2005), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2005. Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN43A-0324. abstract .

Peter Fox, Don Middleton, Deborah L. McGuinness, S. Solomon, Jose Garcia, Luca Cinquini, P. West, James L. Benedict. The Virtual Solar-Terrestrial Observatory: How is the paradigm working? In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2005), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2005. Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN31B-1159. abstract.

Peter Fox, E. CoBabe-Ammann, Don Middleton, Deborah L. McGuinness. Scientific Virtual Observatories Working for Education? In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2005), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2005. Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED11D-1121. abstract.

Jian Zhong, Deborah L. McGuinness, M. Antonellini, A. Aydin. Ontology for Structural Geology. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2005), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2005. Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN43A-0323. abstract

A. Krishna Sinha, K. Lin, Rob Raskin, C. Barnes, Deborah L. McGuinness, J. Najdi. Geo-Ontology: Empowering new Discoveries in Earth Sciences. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (AGU2005), San Francisco, Ca., December, 2005. Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN41B-04. abstract.


BOOKS

Franz Baader, Diego Calvanese, Deborah L. McGuinness, Daniele Nardi, and Peter F. Patel-Schneider, editors, The Description Logic Handbook: Theory, Implementation and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 2003. Second Edition, 2007. more info. Available from http://www.cambridge.org/asia/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521876254.

Isabel Cruz, Stefan Decker, Jerome Euzenat, and Deborah L. McGuinness, editors. The Emerging Semantic Web. IOS Press, 2002. (Available from http://www.iospress.nl/site/html/boek-1381825766.html.)


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Mario J. Silva, Alberto H. F. Laender, Ricardo A. Baeza-Yates, Deborah L. McGuinness, Bjorn Olstad, Oystein Haug Olsen, Andre O. Falco: Proceedings of the Sixteenth ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, November 6-10, 2007 ACM 2007.

Deborah McGuinness and George Ferguson, Program Cochairs. Proceedings of the Nineteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-04). AAAI Press, San Jose, California, July, 2004. Available from http://www.aaai.org/Press/Proceedings/AAAI/2004/aaai04.html .

Dieter Fensel, Fausto Guinchiglia, Deborah McGuinness, and Mary-Anne Williams, editors. Knowledge Representation 2002: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference (KR '02). Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Toulouse, France, May 2002. Available from http://www.mkp.com/books_catalog/catalog.asp?ISBN=1-55860-847-8 .


REFEREED WORKSHOP PUBLICATIONS

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter Fox, and Boyan Brodaric. Semantic Scientific Knowledge Integration. In Proceedings of the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Series Workshop on Semantic Scientific Knowledge Integration. Stanford, CA., March 26-28, 2008.

Jian Zhong, Atilla Aydin, and Deborah L. McGuinness. Progress on Ontology of Fautls and Fractures. In Proceedings of the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Series Workshop on Semantic Scientific Knowledge Integration. Stanford, CA., March 26-28, 2008.

Peter Fox, Deborah L. McGuinness, Robert Raskin, Krishna Sinha. A Volcano Erupts: Semantically Mediated Integration of Heterogeneous Volcanic and Atmospheric Data. Proceedings of the ACM first workshop on CyberInfrastructure: information management in eScience, Lisboa, Portugal, November 9, 2007. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness. Explaining Complex Systems. Semantic e-Science Workshop co-located with the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 23, 2007.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Alyssa Glass, Michael Wolverton and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. A Categorization of Explanation Questions for Task Processing Systems. AAAI 2007 Workshop on Explanation-aware Computing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 2007. Also Stanford KSL Tech report KSL-07-05. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Li Ding, Paulo Pinheiro da silva, Cynthia Chang. PML 2: A Modular Explanation Interlingua. AAAI 2007 Workshop on Explanation-aware Computing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 2007. Also Stanford KSL Tech report KSL-07-07. abstract

Peter Fox, Luca Cinquini, Deborah L. McGuinness, Patrick West, Jose Garcia, James L. Benedict and Steph an Zednik. Semantic web services for interdisciplinary scientific data query and retrieval. In the Proceedings of the Semantic eScience Workshop co-located with the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference, Vancouver, CA., July 23, 2007. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Alyssa Glass, Michael Wolverton, and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Explaining Task Processing in Cognitive Assistants That Learn. In the Proceedings of the AAAI 2007 Spring Symposium on Interaction Challenges for Intelligent Assistants, Stanford University, Stanford Ca., March 26-28, 2007. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness, Li Ding, Alyssa Glass, Cynthia Chang, Honglei Zeng, Vasco Furtado. Explanation Interfaces for the Semantic Web: Issues and Models. Proceedings of the 3rd International Semantic Web User Interaction Workshop (SWU I'06). Athens, Georgia, November, 2006. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter A. Fox, Luca Cinquini, Patrick West, Jame L. Benedict, J. Anthony Darnell iJose Garcia, and Don Middleton. Semantically-Enabled Virtual Observatories. In the Proceedings of the OWL: Experiences and Directions (OWLED-2006) workshop, Athens, Georgia, USA, November 10th - 11th, 2006. abstract

Deborah L. McGuinness. Information Integration Issues in Scientific Applications. 2006 Workshop on Information Integration, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Oct 25-27, 2006. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Honglei Zeng, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Li Ding, Dhyanesh Narayanan, and Mayukh Bhaowal. Investigations into Trust for Collaborative Information Repositories: A Wikipedia Case Study. WWW2006 Workshop on the Models of Trust for the Web (MTW'06), Edinburgh, Scotland, May 22, 2006. abstract.

Daniel J. Weitzner, Hal Abelson, Tim Berners-Lee, Chris P. Hanson, Jim Hendler, Lalana Kagal, Deborah L. McGuinness, Gerald J. Sussman, K. Krasnow Waterman. Transparent Accountable Inferencing for Privacy Risk Management. Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on The Semantic Web meets eGovernment. AAAI Press, Stanford University, USA 2006. Also available as MIT CSAIL Technical Report-2006-007 and Stanford KSL Technical Report KSL-06-03. abstract.

Andrew. J. Cowell, Deborah L. McGuinness, Carrie F. Varley, and David A. Thurman. Knowledge-Worker Requirements for Next Generation Query Answering and Explanation Systems. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Intelligent User Interfaces for Intelligence Analysis, International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2006), Sydney, Australia. abstract

J. William Murdock, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, David Ferrucci, Christopher Welty and Deborah L. McGuinness. Encoding Extraction as Inferences. In Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Metacognition in Computation, AAAI Press, Stanford University, USA, 2005. Also, KSL Tech Report KSL-04-06. abstract

Katia Sycara, David Martin, Deborah L. McGuinness, Sheila McIlraith, Massimo Paolucci. On behalf of the OWL-S Coalition.OWL-S Technology for Representing Constraints and Capabilities of Web Services. W3C Workshop on Constraints and Capabilities for Web Services Redwood Shores, CA, October 12-13, 2004. Available at: http://www.w3.org/2004/08/ws-cc/dmowls-20040904

David L. Martin, Massimo Paolucci, Sheila A. McIlraith, Mark H. Burstein, Drew V. McDermott, Deborah L. McGuinness, Bijan Parsia, Terry R. Payne, Marta Sabou, Monika Solanki, Naveen Srinivasan, Katia P. Sycara: Bringing Semantics to Web Services: The OWL-S Approach. Semantic Web Services and Web Process Composition, First International Workshop (SWSWPC) July 2004, pp. 26-42. Available at:http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/semweb/swswpc2004.html .

David Frankel, Patrick Hayes, Elisa Kendall, and Deborah L. McGuinness. The Model Driven Semantic Web. In the Proceedings of the IEEE Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conferece, Model-Driven Semantic Web (MDSW 2005). Monterey, Ca., September, 2004. abstract.

Elisa Kendall, David Frankel, Patrick Hayes, and Deborah L. McGuinness. Simple Common Logic: A Constraint Language for the ODM. In the Proceedings of the IEEE Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conferece, Model-Driven Semantic Web (MDSW 2005). Monterey, Ca., September, 2004. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Pavel Shvaiko, Fausto Giunchiglia, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Towards Explaining Semantic Matching. In the Proceedings of the International Workshop on Description Logics, Whistler, Canada, June 2004.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Registry-Based Support for Information Integration. In Proceedings of IJCAI-2003's Workshop on Information Integration on the Web (IIWeb-03), S. Kambhampati and C. Knoblock (Eds.), Acapulco, Mexico, pages 117-122 August 2003. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness. "Knowledge Representation for Question Answering". In the Proceedings of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Workshop on New Directions for Question Answering. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. March 2003. abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Inference Web: Portable and Shareable Explanations for Question Answering ''. In the Proceedings of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Workshop on New Directions for Question Answering. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. March 2003. abstract. A slightly expanded and updated version is available at abstract.

Deborah L. McGuinness. Explanation for Query Answering. American Association for Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Series Meeting on Mining Answers from Texts and Knowledge Bases. March, 2002.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Description Logics Emerge from Ivory Towers''. Stanford Knowledge Systems Laboratory Technical Report KSL-01-08 2001. In the Proceedings of the International Workshop on Description Logics. Stanford, CA, August 2001. abstract. The word version of the paper is available as is the postscript version and the html version.

Aseem Das, Wei Wu, and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Industrial Strength Ontology Management''. Stanford Knowledge Systems Laboratory Technical Report KSL-01-07 2001. In the Proceedings of the International Semantic Web Working Symposium . Stanford, CA, July 2001. abstract. The html version of the paper is available.

Robert MacGregor and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``DARPA's High Performance Knowledge Base (HPKB) Program'' Proceedings of the International Workshop on Description Logics - DL-99, Linköping, Sweden, July 1999.

Alex Borgida, Enrico Franconi, Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. ``Explaining ALC subsumption'' Proceedings of the International Workshop on Description Logics - DL-99, pp 33-36, Linköping, Sweden, July 1999.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Ontologies for Electronic Commerce,'' Proceedings of the AAAI '99 Artificial Intelligence for Electronic Commerce Workshop , Orlando, Florida, July, 1999. abstract

Franz Baader, Alex Borgida, and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Matching in Description Logics: Preliminary Results,'' In Proceedings of the 1998 International Workshop on Description Logics, Trento, Italy. June, 1998. An updated version appears in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS'98), M.-L. Mugnier, M. Chein (editors), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer, 1998.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. ``Usability Issues in Description Logic Systems.'' In Proceedings of International Workshop on Description Logics, Gif sur Yvette, (Paris), France, September, 1997. An updated version of this paper appears in AAAI '98.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Harley Manning, and Tom Beattie. ``Knowledge Assisted Search.'' In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop on the Future of AI and the Internet, Nagoya, Japan, August, 1997.

Alex Borgida, Charles Isbell, and Deborah L. McGuinness, ``Reasoning with Black Boxes: Handling Test Concepts in CLASSIC.'' In Proceedings of International Workshop on Description Logics, Cambridge, Mass., November, 1996.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Deborah L. McGuinness, Merryll K. Herman, Lori Alperin Resnick, and Elia S. Weixelbaum. ``Research and Applications in Description-Logic-Based Knowledge Representation. '' Proceedings of the 1995 Description Logic Workshop, Rome, Italy, June 1995.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Lori Alperin Resnick. ``Description Logic-based Configuration for Consumers.'' In Proceedings of the 1995 Description Logic Workshop Rome, Italy, June 1995.

Jon R. Wright, Deborah L. McGuinness, Charles Foster, and Gregg T Vesonder. ``Conceptual Modeling using Knowledge Representation: Configurator Applications.'' In Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence in Distributed Information Networks, Montreal, Canada, August, 1995.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Where are all the Users?'' In Proceedings of the 1994 Description Logic Workshop, Bonn, Germany, May 1994.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Making Description Logic Based Knowledge Representation Systems More Usable.'' In Proceedings of the 1992 Description Logic Workshop, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 1992.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Deborah L. McGuinness, Ronald J. Brachman, Lori Alperin Resnick, and Alex Borgida. ``CLASSIC System Description''. Working Notes of the AAAI Symposium on Implemented Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Systems, Stanford, Palo Alto, California, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, March 1991, pages 202--214.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``The CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System: Implementation, Applications, and Beyond.'' In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Terminological Logics, Dagstuhl, Germany, May 1991.

Ronald J. Brachman, Alex Borgida, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Lori Alperin Resnick. ``The CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System, or, KL-ONE: The Next Generation'', Proceedings of the Workshop on Formal Aspects of Semantic Networks, Catalina Island, California, February, 1989.

Van Kelly and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Industrial Strength Automatic Programming.'' In Proceedings of the AAAI workshop on Automatic Programming Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1986


OTHER PUBLICATIONS and UNDER REVIEW

Steve Battle, Abraham Bernstein, Harold Boley, Benjamin Grosof, Michael Gruninger, Richard Hull, Michael Kifer, David Martin, Deborah McGuinness, Sheila McIlraith, Jianwen Su, and Said Tabet. Semantic Web Services Language (SWSL) , W3C Member Submission, September, 2005. Previous version May 2005. http://www.daml.org/services/swsf/1.0/swsl/ .

Steve Battle, Abraham Bernstein, Harold Boley, Benjamin Grosof, Michael Gruninger, Richard Hull, Michael Kifer, David Martin, Deborah McGuinness, Sheila McIlraith, Jianwen Su, and Said Tabet. Semantic Web Services Framework (SWSF) Overview. W3C Member Submission. http://www.w3.org/Submission/SWSF/ . Sept, 2005. (Previous version May 2005. http://www.daml.org/services/swsf/1.0/overview/ .

Steve Battle, Abraham Bernstein, Harold Boley, Benjamin Grosof, Michael Gruninger, Richard Hull, Michael Kifer, David Martin, Deborah McGuinness, Sheila McIlraith, Jianwen Su, and Said Tabet. Semantic Web Services Ontology (SWSO), W3C Member Submission, September, 2005. Previous version May 2005. http://www.daml.org/services/swsf/1.0/swso/ .

Steve Battle, Abraham Bernstein, Harold Boley, Benjamin Grosof, Michael Gruninger, Richard Hull, Michael Kifer, David Martin, Deborah McGuinness, Sheila McIlraith, Jianwen Su, and Said Tabet. SWSF Application Scenarios, W3C Member Submission, September, 2005. Previous version May 2005. http://www.daml.org/services/swsf/1.0/applications/ .

Benjamin Grosof, Michael Gruninger, Michael Kifer, David Martin, Deborah McGuinness, Bijan Parsia, and Austin Tate. Semantic Web Services Language Requirements. Working Semantic Web Services Language (SWSL) Committee Report. Available at: http://www.daml.org/services/swsl/requirements/swsl-requirements.shtml .

Deborah L. McGuinness and Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Inference Web: Portable Explanations for the Web. KSL Tech Report January 2003. Submitted for publication. Available at http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/people/dlm/papers/inferenceWeb-abstract.html.

Deborah L. McGuinness and Frank van Harmelen. OWL Web Ontology Language Overview. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Recommendation. February 10, 2004. Available from http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-features/ .

Michael K. Smith, Chris Welty, and Deborah L. McGuinness. OWL Web Ontology Language Guide. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Recommendation. February 10, 2004. Available from http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-guide/ .

Mike Dean, Guus Schreiber, Frank van Harmelen, James Hendler, Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, and Lynn Andrea Stein. OWL Web Ontology Language Reference. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Recommendation. February 10, 2004. Available from http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-ref/ .

Dan Connolly, Frank van Harmelen, Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, and Lynn Andrea Stein. DAML+OIL (March 2001) Reference Description. World Wide Web Committee (W3C) Note 18 December 2001.

Richard Fikes and Deborah L. McGuinness. An Axiomatic Semantics for RDF, RDF-S, and DAML+OIL (March 2001). World Wide Web Committee (W3C) Note 18 December 2001.

Dan Connolly, Frank van Harmelen, Ian Horrocks, Deborah L. McGuinness, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, and Lynn Andrea Stein. Annotated DAML+OIL Ontology Markup . World Wide Web Committee (W3C) Note 18 December 2001.

Natalya F. Noy and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Ontology Development 101: A Guide to Creating Your First Ontology''. Stanford Knowledge Systems Laboratory Technical Report KSL-01-05 and Stanford Medical Informatics Technical Report SMI-2001-0880, March 2001. abstract. Translations available in French, Russian, and Spanish.

Richard Fikes and Deborah L. McGuinness. ``An Axiomatic Semantics for RDF, RDF Schema, and DAML+OIL'' KSL Technical Report KSL-01-01, 2001. abstract

Sean Bechhofer, Jeen Broekstra, Stefan Decker, Michael Erdmann, Dieter Fensel, Carole Goble, Frank van Harmelen, Ian Horrocks, Michel Klein, Deborah L. McGuinness, Enrico Motta, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Steffen Staab, and Rudi Studer. ``An informal description of OIL-Core and Standard OIL: a layered proposal for DAML-O''. Posted at http://www.ontoknowledge.org/oil/downl/dialects.pdf .

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Explaining Reasoning in Description Logics''. Ph.D. Thesis, Rutgers University, 1996. Technical Report LCSR-TR-277. abstract and available from Rutgers Deparment of Computer Science Technical Report Series,.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Merryll Abrahams, Lori Alperin Resnick, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Alex Borgida. ``NeoClassic Reference Manual: Version 1.0.'' Artificial Intelligence Principles Research Department, AT&T Labs Research, 1996.

Lori Alperin Resnick, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Deborah L. McGuinness, Elia Weixelbaum, Merryll K. Abrahams, Alex Borgida, Ron Brachman, Charles L. Isbell, and Kevin C. Zalondek. ``NeoClassic User's Guide: Version 0.7'' Artificial Intelligence Principles Research Department, AT&T Labs Research, 1996.

Merryll K. Abrahams, Deborah L. McGuinness, Rich Thomason, Lori Alperin Resnick, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Violetta Cavalli-Sforza and Cristina Conati. ``NeoClassic Tutorial: Version 1.0.'' Artificial Intelligence Principles Research Department, AT&T Labs Research, 1996. Available from: http://www.bell-labs.com/project/classic/papers/NeoTut/NeoTut.html.

Lin Padgham, Enrico Franconi, Manfred Gehrke, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter F. Patel -Schneider, Editors. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Description Logics, Cambridge, Mass., 1996. Also, AAAI Press report WS-96-05.

Jon R. Wright, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Charles Foster. ``Conceptual Modeling for Configurators.'' In Proceedings of AT&T Human Factors Days, March, 1995.

Deborah L. McGuinness, Merryll K. Abrahams, Lori Alperin Resnick, Peter F. Patel-Schneider, Rich Thomason, Violetta Cavalli-Sforza and Cristina Conati. ``CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System Tutorial.'' Artificial Intelligence Principles Research Department, AT&T Labs Research, 1994. Available from: http://www.bell-labs.com/project/classic/papers/ClassTut/ClassTut.html.

Lori Alperin Resnick, Alex Borgida, Ronald J. Brachman, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. ``CLASSIC Description and Reference Manual for the COMMON LISP Implementation: Version 2.1.'' AI Principles Research Department, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1993.

Eric Mays, Robert MacGregor, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Thomas Russ. ``Working Notes, AAAI Fall Symposium Series Symposium: Issues in Description Logics: Users Meet Developers.'' In AAAI Fall Symposium Series, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October, 1992.

Lori Alperin Resnick, Alex Borgida, Ronald J. Brachman, Deborah L. McGuinness, and Peter F. Patel-Schneider. ``CLASSIC Description and Reference Manual for the COMMON LISP Implementation.'' AT&T Bell Laboratories, January 1990.

Deborah L. McGuinness. ``Remarks on the 11th International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval.'', In ACM SIGIR Forum 22 3,4, 1988.


PATENTS:

Issued:
US Patent 5720008: McGuinness, Patel-Schneider, and Resnick. "Knowledge Base Management System with Dependency Information for Procedural Tests", Issued 2/17/98, Submitted 5/94.

US Patent 5974405: McGuinness, Patel-Schneider, and Resnick. "Knowledge Base Management System with Enhanced Explanation of Derived Information", Issued 10/26/99, submitted 5/94.

US Patent 6256627: McGuinness, Resnick, Beattie, and Manning. "System and Method for Maintaining a Knowledge Base and Evidence Set". Issued July 3, 2001. Submitted 2/98, filed 6/23/98, allowed 12/29/00.

US Patent 6385600: McGuinness, Beattie, and Resnick. "System And Method For Searching On A Computer Using An Evidence Set". Issued May 7, 2002, submitted 4/3/98, allowed February 7, 2002. U. S. Application Number 09/054,886.

US Patent McGuinness, Beattie, and Resnick. "System And Method For Maintaining A Knowledge Base And Evidence Set". submitted 2/98, Docket No. 112569 Division Filed: April 11, 2001, allowed May 20, 2002. U.S. Application Number 09/832,221.

Pending:
Fuoss, Manning, and McGuinness. "FlexSchedule: A Method for Automatic Population of Online Calendars Using Search", submitted 9/97.


INVITED TALKS:


Science Informatics and Semantic Foundations. Invited Keynote for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Informatics Workshop. Golden, Colorado, July 18, 2009.
Ontologies are Everywhere! ... Now what? Invited Keynote for the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intellgience Workshop on Automated Reasoning about Context and Ontology Evolution. Pasadena, Colorado, July 12, 2009.
Semantics of interdicpilinary data and information integration. Invited talk for the Semantic eScience session of the American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting. Toronto, Canada, May 26, 2009.
Knowledge Provenance. Invited talk for the Woods Hole Data Provenance Workshop. Woods Hole, Mass. April 9-10, 2009.
Semantic Integration of Scientific Information. Invited Keynote for the Conference on Spatial Information Theory. Melbourne, Australia, September 20-22, 2007.
IKRIS Knowledge Language. Invited talk for the Extensible MetaData Registry Summer 2007 Meeting. Berkeley, Cal, August 20-24, 2007.
Issues in Semantic Information Integration. Invited Keynote for the Semantic eScience Workshop. Co-located with the Association for Artificial Intelligence Conference, Vancouver, Canada. July 22-23, 2007.
Lightweight Semantics for Geoinformatics. Invited talk for the Electronic Geophysical Year Virtual Observatories in Geosciences Conference. Denver, Colorado, June 11-14, 2007.
The Evolving Semantic Web: Progress and Directions. Invited talk for the Dagstuhl Workshop on Reasoning with Biomedical Information. Dagstuhl Castle, Wadern, Germany, June 22, 2007.
Semantically Enabling Computational Legal Information Systems. Invited keynote talk for the AI and Law Conference, Stanford, CA., June 4-8, 2007.
Semantic Web Perspectives. Invited talk for the NIST Interoperability Ontology Summit Meeting, Gaithersburg, Maryland. April 24-25, 2007.
Emerging Trends in Web Research: Transparent, Trustworthy Applications and Semantically-Enabled Scientific Data Integration. Invited talk for the Duke Information Science and Information Studies Lecture Series, Duke University, Durham, NC, January 16, 2007.
Trends in Semantic Web Research. Invited talk. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, January 12, 2007.
GeoSpatial Ontologies. Invited talk for the Terra Cognita - Directions to the Geospatial Semantic Web Workshop, in conjunction with the International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, Georgia, November 6, 2006.
Information Integration Issues in Scientific Applications. Invited talk for the NSF Workshop on Information Integration. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 25-27, 2006.
Trends in Semantic Technologies. Invited talk for RPI Colloquium Series. Troy, NY, October 24, 2006.
Semantic Web Progress and Directions. Invited talk for Object Modeling Group Service Oriented Architecture Meeting. Burlingame, Ca., October 16-19, 2006.
Explanation infrastructure supporting transparency and accountability. Invited talk for the TAMI/Portia Workshop on Privacy and Accountabilty, MIT, Cambridge, Mass, June 28-29, 2006.
Solar Terrestrial Ontologies. Invited talk for the GeoInformatics c onference, Reston, Virginia, May 11-12, 2006.
Two Emerging Trends in the Semantic Web: Trust and Semantic Integration of Scientific Data. Invited talk for the Norwegian Semantic Days, Stavanger, Norway, April 26-27, 2006.
Semantic Web Progress and Directions. Invited talk for the Object Management Group (OMG) Service-Oriented Architecture, Meta Data Architecture, and Web Services Workshop: Integrating the Enterprise, and Beyond, Fairfax, Va, March 30, 2006.
Making Web Applications Trustable. Keynote Address for the Semantic Technology Conference. San Jose, California, March 8, 2006. abstract.
Ontologies and the Semantic Web: Key Enablers for Earth and Space Science Advances. Invited talk for the American Geophysical Union AGU Fall Meeting Earth and Space Science Informatics Session, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, Dec 8, 2005. abstract.
The Future of Proof and Trust on the Web. Invited talk for Pacific Northwest National Lab Symposium. Richland, Wa., August 5, 2005.
Why Should You Trust Answers from the Web. Invited talk for the Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Web Intelligence and Security Track, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 23, 2005. A paper accompanies this talk.
The Semantic Web and Digital Libraries as Knowledge Systems. Invited talk for Digital Libraries: Cyberinfrastructure for Research and Education (JCDL2005). International Scientific Data, Standards, and Digital Libraries Track. Denver, Colorado, June 11, 2005.
Semantically-Enabled Explanations of Text Analysis Results. Invited talk for the Department of Homeland Security Advanced Scientific Computing Program Text Analysis Workshop, Alexandria, Virginia, May 25, 2005.
Virtual Solar Terrestrial Ontologies. Invited talk for the GEON Third Annual Meeting: A National Meeting on Research Frontiers in Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences. San Diego, Ca., May 5, 2005. abstract, slides, webcast,
The Evolving Semantic Web. Invited talk for Oracle Symposium. Redwood Shores, Ca., April 22, 2005.
The Substance of the Semantic Web. Invited talk for the Semantic Web Applications for National Security. Washington, DC, April 7, 2005.
Explainable Semantic Discovery Services. Deborah L. McGuinness, Dan Mandell, Sheila Mcllraith, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva. Stanford Networking Research Center Annual Symposium, February 17, 2005, Stanford, CA ( http://iw.stanford.edu/documents/McGuinnessSNRCFeb172005-SDS-InferenceWeb.ppt)
The Semantic Web: Infrastructure for the Next Generation Web Applications and Services. Invited talk for the Object Modeling Group (OMG) Meeting on Model Driven Architecture and Web Services. agenda. Orlando, Florida, March 24, 2005.
Ontologies and Ontological Engineering. Invited talk for NSF Geo-Ontology Workshop. San Diego Super Computer Center, San Diego, Ca., March 3-4, 2005.
Explaining Results. Invited Talk for Sierra Nevada Corporation's Technical Exchange Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 22-23, 2005.
Explainable Semantic Discovery Services. Stanford Networking Research Center Symposium. Stanford, Ca., February 17, 2005. talk.
Explaining Information: Increasing Reliability, Trust, and Reuse. Invited
talk for the IBM Almaden Research Center New Paradigms in Using Computers: What can I do with Way too much Inform ation? Almaden, Ca., August 4, 2004.
Explaining Information Extraction. Invited talk for the DARPA Information Processing Technology Office Workshop on Unstructure Information Management Architecture. IBM Watson Research Laboratory, New York, June 17, 2004.
The Future of the Semantic Web. Invited talk for the SDForum Semantic Technologies Seminar. April 21, 2004, PARC-George E. Pake Auditorium, Palo Alto, CA.
The Semantic Web: Infrastructure for the Next Generation Web Applications and Services. Invited talk for the Object Modeling Group (OMG) Meeting on Model Driven Architecture and Web Services. agenda. Orlando, Florida, March 24, 2005.
Ontologies and Ontological Engineering. Invited talk for NSF Geo-Ontology Workshop. San Diego Super Computer Center, San Diego, Ca., March 3-4, 2005.
Explaining Results. Invited Talk for Sierra Nevada Corporation's Technical Exchange Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 22-23, 2005.
Explainable Semantic Discovery Services. Stanford Networking Research Center Symposium. Stanford, Ca., February 17, 2005. talk.
Ontologies and the Semantic Web. Invited
tutorial series for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. August 9, 2004.
The Future of the Semantic Web. Invited talk for the SDForum Semantic Technologies Seminar. April 21, 2004, PARC-George E. Pake Auditorium, Palo Alto, CA.
Ontologies and the Semantic Web. Invited talk for Genentech's Corporate Information Technology Symposium, March 1, 2004.
Ontologies and the Semantic Web. Invited talk for The Council of Geographic Names Authories (COGNA 2003). Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA. October 3, 2003.
Explanation: The Next Phase in Question Answering Systems. Distinguished Lecture Series, Berkeley Initiatives in Soft Computing, September 30, 2003.
Ontologies for Information Fusion. Invited talk for Information Fusion 2003, Cairns Australia, July 9, 2003.
Ontologies Come of Age . Invited talk for Nowegian Trade Council. June 18, 2003.
Ontologies and the Semantic Web. Invited talk for the BBN Semantic Web Days, Falls Church, Va., June 12, 2003.
Knowledge Representation for Question Answering. Invited talk for New Directions in Question Answering American Association for Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Series. Stanford, CA March, 2003.
The Semantic Web: Implications for the Future of eHealth. Invited keynote talk for EHealth Developers' Summit. Tempe, Arizona, November 7, 2002.
The Semantic Web: Current and Future State and its potential for cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Research and Education. Invited talk for the National Science Foundation's Invitational Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Research and Education, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder Colorado, October 30 - November 1, 2002.
The semantic web: State of the art and implications for language processing. AAAI Semantic Web Meets Language Resources Workshop (http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~ide/events/AAAI02-ws.html ). Edmonton, Canada. July 28, 2002.
Explanation for Query Answering. American Association for Artificial Intelligence Spring Symposium Series Meeting on Mining Answers from Texts and Knowledge Bases. March 26, 2002.
Ontologies and the Web. Invited talk at the Intel Semantic Web day, Hillsborough, Ore. Feb 8, 2002.
Ontologies for E-commerce.  Invited talk and panel participation. FOIS 2001 Ogunquit, Maine, USA , October 17-19, 2001.
The Semantic Web. International Conference on Conceptual Structures, Stanford, Ca., August, 2001.
The Future of the Web. Keynote address for the International Conference on Communications, Helsinki, Fi nland, June 2001.
The Semantic Web. Nokia Research Center, Helsinki, Finland, June 2 001.
Ontologies: What they are; Why you should care; What you should know. Invited talk for Defense briefing series entitled The Semantic Web and the Military. Presented June 5, 2001 and February 16, 2001. source available.
Ontologies - What you should know.  Invited talk for the Naval War College, Newport Rhode Island.  April, 2001.
Ontologies.  Invited talk for DARPA Technology Transfer Meeting, Arlington, Va., February, 2001.
Trends in Ontologies.  Invited talk for Sun Micro Systems, Menlo Park, California.  January, 2001.
Ontology Environments. Free University of Amsterdam. September 19, 2000.
Conceptual Modeling for Distributed Ontology Environments. Invited talk for the 8th International Conference on Conceptual Structures Logical, Linguistic, and Computational Issues. August 14-18, 2000, Darmstadt, Germany.
The "Pull" for Ontologies. Invited talk for the Dagstuhl Semantics for the Web Seminar March 19-24, 2000, Schloss Dagstuhl, International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science, Wadern, Germany.
Ontology-enhanced Search for Medical Applications. Invited talk for the International Medical Informatics Association Working Group 6- Medical Concept Representation and Natural Language Processing Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, December 16--19, 1999.
The High Performance Knowledge Base Project. Invited talk for the International Workshop on Description Logics, Linkoping, Sweden. July, 1999.
Ontologies bring meaning to the web. Invited Panel presentation for AAAI 1999. Orlando, Florida. July 1999.
Applications of Description Logics. Invited Plenary Address for KRUSE 97 (Knowledge Retrieval, Use, and Storage for Efficiency), Vancouver, BC, Canada. August, 1997.
Usability Issues in Description Logics. Plenary talk for working group on Description Logics as a modeling tool for applications, International Workshop on Description Logics, Gif Sur Yvette, France, September, 1997.
Description Logics and Configuration Applications. AAAI 96 Fall Symposium Workshop on Configuration. Invited Plenary Address. Cambridge, Mass. November, 1996.
Beyond Standard Expressive and Inferential Power: Embdding Description Logics in Industrial Applications: International Workshop on Description Logics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 1996.
Configuration Symposium Report : AAAI Fall Symposium Series Evening Lecture, Cambridge, Mass., 1996.
Issues in Description Logics: Workshop Report The Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Conference. Cambridge, Mass., November, 1996.
Description Logic-based Knowledge Representation Systems The Second International Knowledge Retrieval, use, and Storage for Efficiency Symposium, Santa Cruz, California, 1995
The CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System and Some of its Uses: AT&T Technology Transfer Days, Naperville, Il. December 7, 1994, Indian Hill Court, Il., July 7, 1994, Red Hill, NJ., May 20, 1994, and Middletown, NJ March 9, 1993.
PROSE and the CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System: AT&T Science Fair, Murray Hill, December, 1992.
Issues in Explainable Description Logics: Intelligent Systems Lecture Series, University of Pittsburgh, March, 1993
Applications of Description Logics: The LOOM User's Workshop, Information Sciences Institute, Marina del Rey, California, 1992.
Knowledge Bases for Fun and Profit : Women in Research Lecture Series, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, May, 20, 1992
Explanation in Description Logics: AAAI Workshop on Explanation, Boston, Massachusetts, July 30, 1990.
Knowledge Base Management Systems and The CLASSIC Knowledge Representation System, Software Systems Day, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Red Hill, June 21, 1990.
Description Logic-based Knowledge Representation Systems, University of Colorado at Boulder Colloquium, July 5, 1989.
Using Connectionism to Support Flexible Description Matching: AT&T Artificial Intelligence Days, October, 1988.


SELECTED TUTORIALS and COURSES:



Ontology 101 Revisited. Tutorial for the Semantic Technology Conference. San Jose, California, March 6, 2006. abstract.
The Semantic Web. The American Association for Artificial Intelligence National Conference Tutorial, Pittsburgh, Pa., July 2005.
The Substance of the Semantic Web. The Semantic Web for National Security Conference, Washington, DC., April 2005. tutorial.
Ontologies and the Semantic Web. Invited tutorial series for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. August 9, 2004. Ontologies and the Semantic Web. The Second European Summer School on Ontological Engineering and the Semantic Web (SSSQ-2004). http://babage.dia.fi.upm.es/summerschool/ July 2004.
Ontologies: What they are and why you should care. Semantic Web for the Military User Series. Numerous classes during 2001-2003.
Ontologies for the Web and Beyond at the 9th Autumn School on Cognition in Freiburg Germany September 11-15, 2000.
Description Logics: KRUSE 1997, (Knowledge Retrieval, Use, and Storage for Efficiency) Vancouver, BC, Canada, August, 1997.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Executive Council Member:
American Association for Artificial Intelligence(AAAI) 1999-2002.
Steering Board/ Academic Advisory Board member:
Ontology.org 1999-present.
International Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Organization (KR), 2000 - present
International Description Logic Organization (DL) , 2001-2003,
International Semantic Web Working Symposium Organization (renamed International Semantic Web Conferences- ISWC), 2001-present,
International Conference on Conceptual Structures Editorial and Steering board, 2000-present.
Current Commercial Technology Advisory Boards:
Blue Chip Expert - A talent source company.
Buildfolio - A configuration company.
GlobalTech Research - A company specializing in catalyzing innovation and growth for leading technology and biotech companies.
Katalytik - A Healthcare infomation technology company.
Health Information Flow - A health information interoperability company.
Radar Networks - A next generation internet company.
Sandpiper Software - A software applications and ontology company.
Tumri - A context-oriented online content company.
Advisory Boards helped through acquisition: Applied Semantics (acquired by Google), Cerebra (acquired by WebMethods), Guru Worldwide (Acquired by Unicru), Powermarket.
Program Chair/Co-Chair:
Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Lisbon, Portugal, November, 2007
Contexts and Ontologies: Theory, Practice, and Applications. AAAI Workshop, Pittsburgh, Pa., July 2005.
The Nineteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence AAAI '2004, San Jose, California.
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 2002, Toulouse, France.
International Workshop on Description Logic 2001, Stanford, California, August 2001.
International Semantic Web Working Symposium, Stanford, California, July 2001.
International Workshop on Description Logic (DL 96), Boston, MA, November 2-4, 1996.
1992 Workshop on Issues in Description Logics: Users Meet Developers Cambridge, MA, October, 1992.
Organizing Committee: International Conference on Knowledge Represenation and Reasoning (Denver, CO, April, 2000).
Editor: Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence on the Semantic Web -2000-present.
Guest Editor: Special Issue of AI-EDAM Journal on Configuration, 1998.
Co-Editor: Handbook of Description Logics.
Editorial Board: Journal for Conceptual Systems, Special Issue on Knowledge Retrieval, Use, and Storage for Efficiency, 1997.
Co-Organizer IJCAI Workshop on Configuration, Seattle Washington, 2001.
AAAI Fall Symposium Series Workshop on Configuration, Boston, Mass., November, 1996.
Co-Organizer: of the 1996 International Workshop Description Logics, Boston, Mass., November, 1996.
Co-Organizer of the Fall Symposium Series Workshop on Issues in Description Logics: Users Meet Developers, Boston, Mass., 1992.
Member Knowledge Representation System Specification group of the DARPA Knowledge Sharing Effort, 1990-1994.
Invited Member ARPA Knowledge Sharing Committee Effort on Interfaces to the External Environment, 1990-1992.
Selected Senior Program Committee: AAAI 2006, ESWC2006, ISWC 2005, ISWC 2004, IJCAI 2003
Selected Program Committees: Knowledge Representation 2006, Lake District, UK, Reasoning on the Web, Edinburgh, UK, May 2006, Canadian Semantic Web Working Symposium June 6, 2006, Laval University, Quebec city, Canada, AAAI 2005, AAAI 2004, KR 2002, ISWC 2004, Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Management (P2PKM), Boston, 2004, AAAI 2004, KR 2002, ISWC 2004, Formal Ontology, Knowledge Representation and Intelligent Systems for the World Wide Web Workshop at KR-02 , The 15th International FLAIRS Conference 2001, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) World Computer Congress (WCC), 2002 (Montreal); , IJCAI 2003 (Acalpulco), IJCAI 2001 (Seattle), IJCAI 1999 (Stockholm), 1995 (Montreal), Knowledge Representation 2000 (Breckenridge, Colorado), 1998, (Trento, Italy); The Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 7-11, 2002, The Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, Hong Kong, May 1-5, 2001, Knowledge Retrieval, Use and Storage for Efficiency, 1995 (California) and 1997 (Vancouver); Formal Ontologies in Information Retrieval 2001 (FOIS) Maine, October, 2001. Ontology's, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics for Large Scale Information Systems: ODBASE 2002, Description Logic 2004 (Whistler), 2002, 2001 (organizer), ...
Member of American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Association for Computing Machinery, New York New Media Association.
Adhoc Reviewer for AAAI, IJCAI, Kluwer, National Science Foundation (NSF), RGC - The Hong Kong Research Grants Council (The Hong Kong equivalent to NSF), etc.