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PowerAqua: supporting users in querying and exploring the semantic web

Lopez, Vanessa; Fernández, Miriam; Motta, Enrico and Stieler, Nico (2011). PowerAqua: supporting users in querying and exploring the semantic web. Semantic Web , 3(3) pp. 249–265.

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With the continued growth of online semantic information, the processes of searching and managing this massive scale and heterogeneous content have become increasingly challenging. In this work, we present PowerAqua, an ontology basedcQuestion Answering system that is able to answer queries by locating and integrating information, which can be massively distributed across heterogeneous semantic resources. We provide a complete overview of the system including: the research challenges that it addresses, its architecture, the evaluations that have been conducted to test it and a deep discussion showing how PowerAqua effectively supports users in querying and exploring the Semantic Web content.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 IOS Press and the authors
ISSN: 2210-4968
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetSmart- Products project [EC-231204]
Keywords: question answering; linked data; semantic web; natural language
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)
Centre for Policing Research and Learning (CPRL)
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Item ID: 32164
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 12:17
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2016 00:22
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