Semantic Enrichment of Folksonomy Tagspaces

  • Sofia Angeletou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5318)

Abstract

The usability and the strong social dimension of the Web2.0 applications has encouraged users to create, annotate and share their content thus leading to a rich and content-intensive Web. Despite that, the Web2.0 content lacks the explicit semantics that would allow it to be used in large-scale intelligent applications. At the same time the advances in Semantic Web technologies imply a promising potential for intelligent applications capable to integrate distributed content and knowledge from various heterogeneous resources. We present FLOR a tool that performs semantic enrichment of folksonomy tagspaces by exploiting online ontologies, thesauri and other knowledge sources.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sofia Angeletou
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  1. 1.Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)The Open UniversityMilton KeynesUnited Kingdom

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