GETESS—Searching the Web Exploiting German Texts

  • Steffen Staab
  • Christian Braun
  • Ilvio Bruder
  • Antje Düsterhöft
  • Andreas Heuer
  • Meike Klettke
  • Günter. Neumann
  • Bernd Prager
  • Jan Pretzel
  • Hans-Peter Schnurr
  • Rudi Studer
  • Hans Uszkoreit
  • Burkhard Wrenger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1652)

Abstract

We present an intelligent information agent that uses semantic methods and natural language processing capabilites in order to gather tourist information from the WWW and present it to the human user in an intuitive, user-friendly way. Thereby, the information agent is designed such that as background knowledge and linguistic coverage increase, its benefits improve, while it guarantees state-of-the-art information and database retrieval capabilities as its bottom line.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steffen Staab
    • 1
  • Christian Braun
    • 2
  • Ilvio Bruder
    • 3
  • Antje Düsterhöft
    • 4
  • Andreas Heuer
    • 4
  • Meike Klettke
    • 4
  • Günter. Neumann
    • 2
  • Bernd Prager
    • 3
  • Jan Pretzel
    • 3
  • Hans-Peter Schnurr
    • 1
  • Rudi Studer
    • 1
  • Hans Uszkoreit
    • 2
  • Burkhard Wrenger
    • 3
  1. 1.AIFB, Univ. KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.DFKISaarbrückenGermany
  3. 3.GECKO mbHRostockGermany
  4. 4.Fachbereich InformatikUniversität RostockRostockGermany

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