CONTEXTUAL SEMANTIC SEARCH - Capturing and using the User’s Context to Direct Semantic Search

Caio Stein D’Agostini, Renato Fileto, Mário Antônio Ribeiro Dantas, Fernando Alvaro Ostuni Gauthier

Abstract

One orthodox perspective of the semantic Web depends on establishing a unified representation of ontology for an universe of discourse. However this expectation is unrealistic, because different people have different views of the world, making it impossible to devise a unified knowledge view that satisfies everyone in certain cases. One solution for this problem is to allow different users’ views of consensual knowledge formalized in an ontology, and keep track of the mappings between these views and the underlying ontology. This work proposes to collect context information from the users interactions with a semantic search system, in order to gradually build individual users’ views mapped to an ontology. This approach allows the user to pose queries based on keywords or his personal knowledge view. In addition, each personalized knowledge view captures the preferences of a single, specific user, enabling the system to provide better search results, based on its previous experience with that user.

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Stein D’Agostini C., Fileto R., Antônio Ribeiro Dantas M. and Alvaro Ostuni Gauthier F. (2008). CONTEXTUAL SEMANTIC SEARCH - Capturing and using the User’s Context to Direct Semantic Search . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-39-5, pages 154-159. DOI: 10.5220/0001706801540159


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,
author={Caio Stein D’Agostini and Renato Fileto and Mário Antônio Ribeiro Dantas and Fernando Alvaro Ostuni Gauthier},
title={CONTEXTUAL SEMANTIC SEARCH - Capturing and using the User’s Context to Direct Semantic Search},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={154-159},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001706801540159},
isbn={978-989-8111-39-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - CONTEXTUAL SEMANTIC SEARCH - Capturing and using the User’s Context to Direct Semantic Search
SN - 978-989-8111-39-5
AU - Stein D’Agostini C.
AU - Fileto R.
AU - Antônio Ribeiro Dantas M.
AU - Alvaro Ostuni Gauthier F.
PY - 2008
SP - 154
EP - 159
DO - 10.5220/0001706801540159