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Semantically enriching folksonomies with FLOR

Angeletou, Sofia; Sabou, Marta and Motta, Enrico (2008). Semantically enriching folksonomies with FLOR. In: 1st International Workshop on Collective Semantics: Collective Intelligence & the Semantic Web (CISWeb 2008) at The 5th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2008), 1-5 Jun 2008, Tenerife, Spain.

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While the increasing popularity of folksonomies has lead to a vast quantity of tagged data, resource retrieval in these systems is limited by them being agnostic to the meaning (i.e., semantics) of tags. Our goal is to automatically enrich folksonomy tags (and implicitly the related resources) with formal semantics by associating them to relevant concepts defined in online ontologies. We introduce FLOR, a mechanism for automatic folksonomy enrichment by combining knowledge from WordNet and online ontologies.We experimentally tested FLOR on tag sets drawn
from 226 Flickr photos and obtained a precision value of 93% and an approximate recall of 49%.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2008 for the individual papers by the papers' authors
ISSN: 1613-0073
Extra Information: Proceedings of the CISWeb Workshop, located at the 5th European Semantic Web Conference ESWC 2008
Tenerife, Spain, 2nd June 2008

Edited by Yannis Avrithis, Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Steffen Staab, Athena Vakali
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 23497
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2010 09:43
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 21:58
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