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Gottfried Vossen is a professor of Information Systems and Computer Science at the University of Muenster in Germany. He is the European Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's Information Systems-An International Journal. Stephan Hagemann is a PhD. Student in Gottfried's research group focused on Web technologies.
Gottfried Vossen is Professor of Computer Science and a Director of the Institur fur Wirtschaftsinformatik, Universitat Munster (Department of Information Systems, University of Muenster, Germany). His research in the area of object-based database systems has dealt primarily with models for data and objects, database languages, transaction processing, integration with scientific applications, XML and its applications, and workflow management.
Chapter 1: A Brief History of the Web; Chapter 2: A Review of the Technological Stream; Chapter 3: Enabling Techniques and Technologies; Chapter 4: Sample Frameworks for Web Application Development; Chapter 5: Impacts of the Next Generation of the Web; Chapter 6: The Semantic Web and Web 2.0