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Tagpedia: a Semantic Reference to Describe and Search for Web Resources

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Tagpedia: a Semantic Reference to Describe and Search for Web Resources
Nowadays the Web represents a growing collection of an enormous amount of contents where the need for better ways to find and organize the available data is becoming a fundamental issue, in order to deal with information overload. Keyword based Web searches are actually the preferred mean to seek for contents related to a specific topic. Search engines and collaborative tagging systems make possible the search for information thanks to the association of descriptive keywords to Web resources. All of them show problems of inconsistency and consequent reduction of recall and precision of searches, due to polysemy, synonymy and in general all the different lexical forms that can be used to refer to a particular meaning. A possible way to face or at least reduce these problems is represented by the introduction of semantics to characterize the contents of Web resources: each resource is described by one or more concepts instead of simple and often ambiguous keywords. To support these task...
Francesco Ronzano, Andrea Marchetti, Maurizio Tesc
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where WWW
Authors Francesco Ronzano, Andrea Marchetti, Maurizio Tesconi
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