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99views more  INFORMATION 2011»
12 years 23 days ago
On Quantifying Semantic Information
The purpose of this paper is to examine existing methods of semantic information quantiļ¬cation and suggest some alternatives. It begins with an outline of Bar-Hillel and Carnapā...
Simon D'Alfonso
138views Data Mining» more  ICDM 2009»
12 years 3 months ago
Semantic-Rich Markov Models for Web Prefetching
Abstract--Domain knowledge for web applications is currently being made available as domain ontology with the advent of the semantic web, in which semantics govern relationships am...
Nizar R. Mabroukeh, Christie I. Ezeife
123views more  RAS 2008»
12 years 5 months ago
Fusion of aerial images and sensor data from a ground vehicle for improved semantic mapping
This work investigates the use of semantic information to link ground level occupancy maps and aerial images. A ground level semantic map, which shows open ground and indicates th...
Martin Persson, Tom Duckett, Achim J. Lilienthal
99views more  IJHPCA 2002»
12 years 5 months ago
Semantic Information Fusion for Coordinated Signal Processing in Mobile Sensor Networks
Distributed cognition of dynamic processes is commonly observed in mobile groups of animates like schools of fish, hunting lions, or in human teams for sports or military maneuvers...
David Friedlander, Shashi Phoha
12 years 5 months ago
Handling message semantics with Generic Broadcast protocols
Message ordering is a fundamental abstraction in distributed systems. However, ordering guarantees are usually purely "syntactic," that is, message "semantics" ...
Fernando Pedone, André Schiper
12 years 7 months ago
DAEDALUS at ImageCLEF Wikipedia Retrieval 2010: Expanding with Semantic Information from Context
This paper describes the participation of DAEDALUS at the ImageCLEF 2010 Wikipedia Retrieval task. The main focus of our experiments is to evaluate the impact in the image retrieva...
Sara Lana-Serrano, Julio Villena-Román, Jos...
12 years 7 months ago
SEXTANT: Exploring Unexplored Contexts for Semantic Extraction from Syntactic Analysis
For a very long time, it has been considered that the only way of automatically extracting similar groups of words from a text collection for which no semantic information exists ...
Gregory Grefenstette
12 years 7 months ago
Interpretation of Nominal Compounds: Combining Domain-Independent and Domain-Specific Information
A domain independent model is proposed for the automated interpretation of nominal compounds in English. This model is meant to account for productive rules of interpretation whic...
Cécile Fabre
148views Communications» more  VCIP 2003»
12 years 7 months ago
Semantic transcoding of video based on regions of interest
Traditional transcoding on multimedia has been performed from the perspectives of user terminal capabilities such as display sizes and decoding processing power, and network resou...
Jeongyeon Lim, Munchurl Kim, Jong-Nam Kim, Kyeongs...
12 years 7 months ago
Improving the Precision of a Closed-Domain Question-Answering System with Semantic Information
This paper presents our experiments in applying semantic information to improve the precision of the information retrieval module in a closed-domain question-answering system. Tha...
Hai Doan-Nguyen, Leila Kosseim