COMMUNITY DRIVEN REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS - Applying Semantics to Match Customer Purchase Intents to Vendor Offers

Christophe Debruyne, Davor Meersman, Mathias Baert, Rami Hansenne

Abstract

This paper presents a platform for requests for proposals and describes how ontologies drive the different components: the creation of a proposal, the annotation of vendor data, the transformation of vendor data into other formats and the semantic matching of a proposal against annotated vendor data. The ontology construction started from DOGMA, a methodology with its grounding in the linguistic representation of knowledge that is suitable for community participation in the creation process. The ontologies were created in a modular way, with general product and meta-models that can be extended depending on the domain. In the case of the pilot, the product were holiday packages, more precisely winter sports holiday packages.

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Debruyne C., Meersman D., Baert M. and Hansenne R. (2011). COMMUNITY DRIVEN REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS - Applying Semantics to Match Customer Purchase Intents to Vendor Offers . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8425-51-5, pages 525-530. DOI: 10.5220/0003330905250530


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist11,
author={Christophe Debruyne and Davor Meersman and Mathias Baert and Rami Hansenne},
title={COMMUNITY DRIVEN REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS - Applying Semantics to Match Customer Purchase Intents to Vendor Offers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2011},
pages={525-530},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003330905250530},
isbn={978-989-8425-51-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - COMMUNITY DRIVEN REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS - Applying Semantics to Match Customer Purchase Intents to Vendor Offers
SN - 978-989-8425-51-5
AU - Debruyne C.
AU - Meersman D.
AU - Baert M.
AU - Hansenne R.
PY - 2011
SP - 525
EP - 530
DO - 10.5220/0003330905250530