A Demonstration of a Natural Language Query Interface to an Event-Based Semantic Web Triplestore

  • Richard A. Frost
  • Jonathon Donais
  • Eric Mathews
  • Wale Agboola
  • Rob Stewart
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8798)

Abstract

Natural language semantic-web queries can be treated as expressions of the lambda calculus and evaluated directly with respect to an event-based triplestore using only basic triple retrieval operations. This facilitates the accommodation of complex NL constructs.

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Acknowledgments

The authors acknowledge the Natural Science and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC), and the reviewers who provided very useful constructive criticism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Frost
    • 1
  • Jonathon Donais
    • 1
  • Eric Mathews
    • 1
  • Wale Agboola
    • 1
  • Rob Stewart
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of WindsorWindsorCanada
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

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