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An infrastructure for building semantic web portals

Lei, Yuangui; Lopez, Vanessa and Motta, Enrico (2006). An infrastructure for building semantic web portals. In: International Workshop on Web Information Systems Modeling (WISM 2006), 5-9 Jun 2006, Luxemburg.

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Abstract

In this paper, we present our KMi semantic web portal infrastructure, which supports two important tasks of semantic web portals, namely metadata extraction and data querying. Central to our infrastructure are three components: i) an automated metadata extraction tool, ASDI, which supports the extraction of high quality metadata from heterogeneous sources, ii) an ontology-driven question answering tool, AquaLog, which makes use of the domain specific ontology and the semantic metadata extracted by ASDI to answers questions in natural language format, and iii) a semantic search engine, which enhances traditional
text-based searching by making use of the underlying ontologies and the extracted metadata. A semantic web portal application has been built, which illustrates the usage of this infrastructure.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
ISSN: 1613-0073
Extra Information: Proceedings of the CAISE*06 Third International Workshop on
Web Information Systems Modeling
WISM '06
Luxemburg, June 5-9, 2006.
Edited by Flavius Frasincar, Geert-Jan Houben, Philippe Thiran

The proceedings of this workshop also appeared in printed version In T. Latour and M. Petit (eds), Proceedings of Workshops and Doctoral Consortium, The 18th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering - Trusted Information Systems (CAiSE'06), June 5-9, 2006, Presses Universitaires de Namur, 2006, ISBN 2-87037-525-5.
http://www.info.fundp.ac.be/~mpe/CAiSE06-wrksh-proc/
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 23616
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2011 08:50
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2011 14:41
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23616
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