Buckingham Shum, Simon; Motta, Enrico and Domingue, John
ScholOnto: an ontology-based digital library server for research documents and discourse.
International Journal on Digital Libraries, 3(3) pp. 237–248.
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The internet is rapidly becoming the first place for researchers to publish documents, but at present they receive little support in searching, tracking, analysing or debating concepts in a literature from scholarly perspectives. This paper describes the design rationale and implementation of ScholOnto, an ontology-based digital library server to support scholarly interpretation and discourse. It enables researchers to describe and debate via a semantic network the contributions a document makes, and its relationship to the literature. The paper discusses the computational services that an ontology-based server supports, alternative user interfaces to support interaction with a large semantic network, usability issues associated with knowledge formalisation, new work practices that could emerge, and related work.
|External Project Funding Details:
|Funded Project Name||Project ID||Funding Body|
|Not Set||Not Set||UK EPSRC [GR/M78151]|
|Not Set||Not Set||Enrich [P29015]|
|Not Set||Not Set||PatMan [P4017]|
||scholarly discourse; scientific publishing; ontologies; knowledge-based systems; argumentation; visualisation; eprint servers; internet digital libraries
||Knowledge Media Institute
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:
||Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
||25 Mar 2011 16:44
||23 Oct 2012 18:53
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