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Navigation as a New Form of Search for Agricultural Learning Resources in Semantic Repositories

  • Ramiro Cano
  • Alberto Abián
  • Elena Mena
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 46)

Abstract

Education is essential when it comes to raise public awareness on the environmental and economic benefits of organic agriculture and agroecology (OA & AE). Organic.Edunet, an EU funded project, aims at providing a freely-available portal where learning contents on OA & AE can be published and accessed through specialized technologies. This paper describes a novel mechanism for providing semantic capabilities (such as semantic navigational queries) to an arbitrary set of agricultural learning resources, in the context of the Organic.Edunet initiative.

Keywords

Navigational search Learning resources Agriculture Repository Semantic Web 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramiro Cano
    • 1
  • Alberto Abián
    • 1
  • Elena Mena
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Engineering Research UnitUniversity of AlcaláAlcalá de HenaresSpain

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