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Forschungsinstitut STI

 Contact data
StreetTechnikerstrasse 21 a 
ZIP, City, Region 6020 - Innsbruck (Tyrol) 
Phone+43 512 507 6488 
Fax+43 512 507 9490 6488 
EmailSend Email
 Contact person

Univ.-Prof.Dr. Dieter Fensel
 Employees (Total)
Total: 51-250

 Central aim of organisation
Together with the STI International community, our institute is committed to make the vision of semantics-based Computer Science become reality.

 Briefly describe your organisation
The University of Innsbruck was established in 1669. It is currently the largest education facility in the Austrian state of Tyrol. The Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck is a research institute working on the Semantic Web, Semantic Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures.

Starting as a research group under the guidance of Prof. Dieter Fensel in 2003, it was turned into a research institute at the University of Innsbruck in January of 2006. STI Innsbruck is currently involved in a number of FP6 and FP7 EU projects related to the Semantic Web and Semantic Web Services such as ACTIVE, COIN, Insemtives, LarKC, Musing, Salero, SEALS, Service Web 3.0, Shape, SOA4All.

STI Innsbruck is a founding member of STI International, a cross-institutional, not-for-profit organization that brings together more than forty partners, covering academia and industry, with an interest in semantic technologies. STI Innsbruck is also heavily involved in standardization activities associated with semantic technologies, in particular in the preparation of the W3C recommendation for Semantic Annotations for WSDL (SAWSDL) and in the W3C Rule Interchange Format (RIF) Working Group and OASIS Semantic Execution Environment Technical Committee.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
- ICT Applications     
   - E-Government     
   - E-Commerce     
   - E-Inclusion     
   - ICT Applications for Tourism     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - Standardisation     
   - Industrial Application     
- Software- and Data Processing     
   - Knowledge Management     
   - Process Management     
   - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Middleware     
   - Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)     
   - Semantic Systems     
- Systems- and Network Technology     
   - Internet Technologies     
- Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics     
   - Artificial Intelligence     

 ICT keywords
Semantic Technologies, Semantic Web Services, Future Internet
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Cooperative Projects

 RTD Experience
- ACTIVE http://www.active-project.eu/
- COllaboration and INteroperability for networked enterprises (COIN) http://www.coin-ip.eu/
- Incentives for Semantics (INSEMTIVES) http://www.insemtives.eu/
- Large Knowledge Collider (LarKC) http://www.larkc.eu/
- MUSING http://www.musing-project.eu/
- Salero http://www.salero.eu/
- SEALS http://www.seals-project.eu/
- Service Austria: Research and Industry Dissemination (SARID) http://sarid.sti2.org/
- Service Austria: Research and Industry Training (SARIT) http://sarit.sti2.org/
- Service Detective http://service-detective.sti2.at/
- Service Web 3.0 http://www.serviceweb30.eu/cms/
- SHAPE http://www.shape-project.eu/
- SOA4All: A Web of billions of Services (SOA4All) http://www.soa4all.eu/

- Adaptive Service Grid (ASG) http://www.asg-platform.org/
- Corporate Ontology Grid (COG)
- Data, Information, and Process Integration with Semantic Web Services (DIP)http://dip.semanticweb.org/
- Domain Specific Search Engine (DSSE)
- EAST WEB - Asia Link http://latemar.science.unitn.it/EASTWEB/index.html
- enhanced Information Retrieval and Filtering for Analytical Systems (enIRaF)
- Esperonto http://esperonto.semanticweb.org/
- etPlanner
- Fred - agent platform for Semantic Web
- GoldenBullet Intelligent Classifier (GB-IC) http://www.gbclass.com/
- Grisino http://www.grisino.at/
- h-TechSight
- InfraWebs http://www.infrawebs-eu.org/
- Knowledge Web
- LBSCult
- Ontology-based Online Tourism Offer Integration (OnTourism)
- OntoWeb
- Open Ontology Environment for Semantic Web-based E-Commerce (MyOntology) http://www.myontology.org/
- Our Research Institute @ LFUI Sustainability and Business Development
- RW2 http://rw2.sti2.at/
- Semantic Based Network Management (SemNetMan)
- Semantic Engineering Support Environment (SEnSE) http://www.semantic-engineering.info/
- Semantic Mediation of Legacy Data Sources (SEML) http://www.niwa.at/
- Semantic Web Applications in Business Information Systems (SWABIS)
- Semantic Web enabled Web Services (SWWS)
- Semantic Web Fred (SWF) http://swf.sti2.at/
- Semantically-Enabled Knowledge Technologies (SEKT)
- SemanticGov http://www.semantic-gov.org/
- SemBiz http://www.sembiz.org/
- Single European Employment Market-Place (SEEMP)
- SUPER http://ip-super.org/
- SWING http://www.swing-project.org/
- TripCom http://www.tripcom.org/
- Triple Space Computing (TSC) http://tsc.sti2.at/


Modeling Semantic Web Services: The Web Service Modeling Language
J. de Bruijn, D. Fensel, M. Kerrigan, U. Keller, H. Lausen, J. Scicluna
June 2008, Springer

Implementing Semantic Web Services - The SESA Framework
May 2008, Springer

Enabling Semantic Web Services: The Web Service Modeling Ontology
D. Fensel, H. Lausen, A. Polleres, J. de Bruijn, M. Stollberg, D. Roman, J. Domingue
November 2006, Springer

Information Integration with Ontologies
V. Alexiev, M. Breu, J. de Bruijn, D. Fensel, R. Lara, H. Lausen
April 2005, John Wiley & Sons

Solving Semantic Interoperability Conflicts in Cross-Border E-Government Services
A. Mocan, F. Michele Facca, N. Lotas, V. Peristeras, S. Goudos, K. Tarabanis
January 2009, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems

Modeling Semantic Web Services with the Web Service Modeling Toolkit
M. Kerrigan, A. Mocan, E. Simperl, D. Fensel
2009, Journal of Network and Systems Management (Special Issue on Ontologies for Network and Services Management)

Enabling the European Patient Summary Through Triplespaces
R. Krummenacher, E. Simperl, D. Cerizza, E. Della Valle, L. J. B. Nixon, D. Foxfog
2009, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

Games with a Purpose for the Semantic Web
K. Siorpaes, M. Hepp
May 2008, IEEE Intelligent Systems

Toward a Service Web: Integrating the Semantic Web and Service Orientation
J. Domingue, D. Fensel
January 2008, IEEE Intelligent Systems

SESA: Emerging Technology for Service-Centric Environments
T. Vitvar, M. Zaremba, M. Moran, M. Zaremba, D. Fensel
November 2007, IEEE Software

Unifying Reasoning and Search to Web Scale
D. Fensel, F. van Harmelen
March 2007, IEEE Internet Computing

Argumentation-based Ontology Engineering
C. Tempich, E. Simperl, S. Pinto, M. Luczak, R. Studer
2007, IEEE Intelligent Systems

Using the Web Services Modelling Ontology to enable Semantic eBusiness
J. de Bruijn, D. Fensel, U. Keller, R. Lara
December 2005, Communications of the ACM (CACM), Special Issue on Semantic eBusiness

 Fact sheet

 Inserted / Updated
2005-12-20 / 2009-09-02