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Mobile Cultural Heritage Guide: Location-Aware Semantic Search

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Mobile Cultural Heritage Guide: Location-Aware Semantic Search
In this paper we explore the use of location aware mobile devices for searching and browsing a large number of general and cultural heritage information repositories. Based on GPS positioning we can determine a user’s location and context, composed of physical nearby locations, historic events that have taken place there, artworks that were created at or inspired by those locations and artists that have lived or worked there. Based on a geolocation, the user has three levels of refinement: pointing to a specific heading and selection and facets and subfacets of cultural heritage objects. In our approach two types of knowledge are combined: general knowledge about geolocations and points of interest and specialized knowledge about a particular domain, i.e. cultural heritage. We use a number of Linked Open Data sources and a number of general sources from the cultural heritage domain (including Art and Architecture Thesaurus, Union List of Artist Names) as well as data from several D...
Chris J. van Aart, Bob J. Wielinga, Willem Robert
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where EKAW
Authors Chris J. van Aart, Bob J. Wielinga, Willem Robert van Hage
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