Recent Submissions

  • Lean internal startups: empowering software product innovation in large companies 

    Edison, Henry (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Context: Developing product innovation is a risky activity, but when successful, it enables established and large companies to create new market and entry barriers, to challenge market leaders, to accrue high products and ...
  • Managing and Consuming Completeness Information for RDF Data Sources 

    Darari, Fariz (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    The ever increasing amount of Semantic Web data gives rise to the question: How complete is the data? Though generally data on the Semantic Web is incomplete, many parts of data are indeed complete, such as the children ...
  • Ontology-Mediated Query Answering with Lightweight Temporal Description Logics 

    Kovtunova, Alisa (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    The main topic of this doctoral dissertation is to extend the ontology-mediated query rewriting paradigm to the case where the ontology, the query and the data are temporally characterised. We follow an approach of the ...
  • Pivoting in Software Startups 

    Bajwa, Sohaib Shahid (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Context: Software startups are able to produce cutting-edge products significantly contributing to the world economy. However, lack of resources, high reactiveness, and uncertain conditions are some of the road blocks on ...
  • Lean internal startups: empowering software product innovation in large companies 

    Edison, Henry (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Context: Developing product innovation is a risky activity, but when successful, it enables established and large companies to create new market and entry barriers, to challenge market leaders, to accrue high products and ...
  • Reasoning and Query Answering with Complete Data and Ontologies 

    Ngo, Thi Phuong Nhung (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Combining relational databases and ontologies is necessary for modern query answering systems. To deal with the problem, the ontology-based data access approach uses ontologies to capture databases, i.e. databases are ...