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A semantic web based architecture for analytical tools

Sell, Denilson; Cabral, Liliana; Motta, Enrico; Domingue, John and Hakimpour, Farshad (2005). A semantic web based architecture for analytical tools. In: 7th International IEEE Conference on E-Commerce Technology, 19-22 Jul 2005, Universität München, Germany, pp. 347–354.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICECT.2005.12
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Abstract

Despite the importance of analytical tools to organizations, there are challenges that should be tackled in order to leverage the impact of those tools in the decision making process. These challenges include difficulties to extend those tools according to the business requirements and lack of flexibility to customize information presentation according to users' profile. We argue that these issues are due to the lack of integration of business' semantics into the foundations of analytical tools. In this paper, we describe how semantic Web technologies and business semantics were applied on the conception of an architecture for analytical tools. Our ultimate goals are to contribute to the resolution of the above issues and support decision makers from the investigation of their business to the implementation of actions according to insights obtained in their investigations. Such decisions and actions are captured to form a knowledge repository for supporting future decisions.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2005 IEEE
Keywords: business data processing; customer profiles; business requirements; business semantics; decision making; information presentation customization; knowledge repository; semantic web
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 23153
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2010 08:56
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 09:56
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23153
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