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User interaction and uptake challenges to successfully deploying Semantic Web technologies

Heath, Tom; Domingue, John and Shabajee, Paul (2006). User interaction and uptake challenges to successfully deploying Semantic Web technologies. In: SWUI 2006, the 3rd International Semantic Web User Interaction Workshop (colocated with ISWC2006), 6 November 2006, Athens, GA, USA.

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Abstract

The Semantic Web community could benefit greatly from 'eating its own dog food' in order to better understand the challenges and opportunities of a Semantic Web from the user perspective. In this paper we describe the deployment of Semantic Web applications and services at the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2006), before presenting results of an evaluation into how these technologies were experienced by delegates. Based on themes identified in the evaluation we highlight seven user interaction and uptake challenges raised by the conference experience, and discuss how these may generalize to the widespread deployment of Semantic Web technologies.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 23129
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2010 10:41
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2016 06:53
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23129
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