SAQI: Semantics Aware Query Interface

  • M. K. MadhuMohan
  • Sujatha R. Upadhyaya
  • P. Sreenivasa Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3347)


In this paper we present a conceptual framework and the implementation details of a semantic web tool named SAQI (Semantic Aware Query Interface) that enables querying across structurally disparate XML documents that use the vocabulary from a shared ontology. Through this tool we provide an interface for querying the web pages of a group of participants with common interest who have agreed to use the common base ontology for publishing their data. Our interface guides a naive user in his querying process. It helps him to formulate his queries and retrieve semantically correct information from the web pages of this user group.


Semantic Web querying the web ontologies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. K. MadhuMohan
    • 1
  • Sujatha R. Upadhyaya
    • 1
  • P. Sreenivasa Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.AIDB Lab, Department of Computer Science and EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MadrasIndia

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