Journal of
Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics
 



ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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Honorary Editorial Advisory Board's Chair
William Lesso (1931-2015)

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Nagib C. Callaos


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Cross Cultural Seminar Inspires Multidisciplinary Learning: From Biomedical Engineering to Gerontechnology
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 1-7)

Generation Z Students: Will They Change Our Computer Science and IT Classrooms?
Lila Rajabion
(pages: 8-12)

Networking Research, Policy and Practice: Designing a District Technology Plan through Collaborative Professionalism
Lorayne Robertson, Laurie Corrigan
(pages: 13-19)

How “Publish or Perish” Can Become “Publish and Perish” in the Age of Objective Assessment of Scientific Quality
Erzsebet Dani
(pages: 20-25)

Stellar Transformer Concepts: Solar Induction Driver of Natural Disasters Forecasting with Geophysical Intelligence
Bruce Leybourne
(pages: 26-37)

Applying Individualized Symbolic Mental Structures with Four Intellectual Utilities for Implementing Cognitive Learning in Two Different Level-Physics Courses
Matthew E. Edwards
(pages: 38-42)

The Influence of TICs for the Development of SMEs (Case of Aguascalientes Mexico)
Jesús Vivanco
(pages: 43-46)

Reductionism in Everyday Life, Technology, and Science - An Exploration of What is Concealed and Revealed in Practice
Paul D. Nugent
(pages: 47-51)

The Notion of Global Data Fusion and its Application to Cyber Security
Mario Lamanna
(pages: 52-57)

Real World Experience: Developing Novel Sensors - An Interdisciplinary Approach
Suzanne K. Lunsford, Lei Zhai, William Slattery
(pages: 58-62)

On-Line E-Portfolios in Higher Education - A Multidisciplinary Approach
Suzanne K. Lunsford, William Slattery
(pages: 63-67)

The Benefits of Peer Feedback in an Online Environment
Nanda van der Stap, Risa Blair
(pages: 68-71)

A New Approach to Training and Software: Good Instruction vs. Good Software
Russell Jay Hendel
(pages: 72-79)


 

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Bridging the Semantic and Lexical Webs: Concept-Validating and Hypothesis-Exploring Ontologies for the Nexus-PORTAL-DOORS System

Adam Craig, Seung-Ho Bae, Carl Taswell


The Nexus-PORTAL-DOORS System (NPDS) has been designed with the Hierarchically Distributed Mobile Metadata (HDMM) architectural style to provide an infrastructure system for managing both lexical and semantic metadata about both virtual and physical entities. We describe here how compatibility between version 0.9 of the NPDS schema, the new NPDS-interfacing ontologies, and the domain-specific concept-validating hypothesis-exploring ontologies allows NPDS to bootstrap the semantic web onto the more developed lexical web. We then describe how this system will serve as the foundation of a planned platform for automated meta-analysis.

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