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Ontology-based resource descriptions for distributed information sources

Yang, Hui and Zhang, Minjie (2005). Ontology-based resource descriptions for distributed information sources. In: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA’05), 4 - 7 July 2005, Sydney, Australia.

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Content-based resource description is the key to find appropriate information sources that are most likely to contain the relevant documents for a given user query. However, semantic heterogeneity makes it difficult to acquire accurate and meaningful resource descriptions from distributed, heterogeneous information sources. To address this problem, we describe an ontology-based approach which uses domain-specific ontologies to extract content-related information from information sources, and to generate ontology-based resource descriptions. The preliminary experimental results demonstrate that our ontology-based approach could improve selection accuracy.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: ISBN:0-7695-2316-1
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 12994
Depositing User: Hui Yang
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2009 01:27
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:18
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