Dynamic Linking of Web Resources: Customisation and Personalisation

  • Yeliz Yesilada
  • Sean Bechhofer
  • Bernard Horan
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 93)


Conceptual Open Hypermedia Service (COHSE) provides a framework that integrates a knowledge service and the open hypermedia link service to dynamically link Web documents via knowledge resources (e.g., ontologies or controlled vocabularies). The Web can be considered as a closed hypermedia system — Links on the Web are unidirectional, embedded, difficult to author and maintain. With a Semantic Web architecture COHSE addresses these limitations by dynamically creating, multi-headed links on third party documents by integrating third party knowledge resources and third party services. Therefore open-ness is a key aspect of COHSE. This chapter first presents how COHSE architecture is reengineered to support customisation and to create an adaptable open hypermedia system where the user explicitly provides information about himself. It then presents how this architecture is deployed in a portal and discusses how this portal architecture can be extended to turn COHSE from an adaptable system to an adaptive system where system implicitly infers some information about the user.


Resource Service Knowledge Resource Dynamic Link Exploratory Search Knowledge Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yeliz Yesilada
    • 1
  • Sean Bechhofer
    • 1
  • Bernard Horan
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ManchesterManchesterUK
  2. 2.Sun Microsystems LaboratoriesMenlo ParkUSA

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