Full Seminar Details

Sofia Angeletou

KMi

 Sofia Angeletou
Bridging the Gap Between Folksonomies and the Semantic Web
This event took place on Monday 21 May 2007 at 14:00

While folksonomies allow tagging of similar resources with a variety of tags, their content retrieval mechanisms are severely hampered by being agnostic to the relations that exist between these tags. To overcome this limitation, several methods have been proposed to find groups of implicitly inter-related tags. We believe that content retrieval can be further improved by making the relations between tags explicit. In this paper we propose the semantic enrichment of folksonomy tags with explicit relations by harvesting the Semantic Web, i.e., dynamically selecting and combining relevant bits of knowledge from online ontologies. Our experimental results show that, while semantic enrichment needs to be aware of the particular characteristics of folksonomies and the Semantic Web, it is beneficial for both.

Watch the webcast replay >>

Jobs

Junior Front-end and CMS Web Developer

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
21,843 - 24,565
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) within STEM is looking for a Junior Front-end & CMS Web Developer to join their team at the OU that runs a large aggregator of research papers called CORE, and a set of projects promoting principles of Open...

CONTACT US

Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support

COMMENT

If you have any comments, suggestions or general feedback regarding our website, please email us at the address below.

Email: KMi Development Team