H. Castro, A. P. Alves


The amount of on-line information content is growing without apparent limits. The lack of a coherent and consistent structure for its expression leads to increasing problems in terms of desired information retrieval and rendering. Multiple initiatives have been undertaken to bring forth such a global coherence. Nonetheless, it is still unattained. The informational landscape is highly fragmented in terms of the formats of the information object (IO) and their semantic interconnection, which is still incipient. This work exploits a loose and common sense based analogy between the Internet and the brain for the development of a new and versatile, MPEG 21 based data structuring format (termed Cognitive Object Format), for the description of information objects, equating them to cerebral memories. The objective is to enable an easier and more pervasive human (machine aided) or automatic interpretation and access to IO and their meanings in order to contribute to the development of a coherent base for their declaration and structuring.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Castro H. and P. Alves A. (2009). COGNITIVE OBJECT FORMAT . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-012-2, pages 351-358. DOI: 10.5220/0002263103510358

in Bibtex Style

author={H. Castro and A. P. Alves},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2009)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2009)
SN - 978-989-674-012-2
AU - Castro H.
AU - P. Alves A.
PY - 2009
SP - 351
EP - 358
DO - 10.5220/0002263103510358