Ontology Based Information Retrieval for Learning Styles of Autistic People
In this paper an ontology based prototype system for information retrieval on the Internet is described. User is interested in the focused results regarding a product with some specific characteristics. A product may have different characteristics like size, length, color, functionality based parameters etc. It is, however, difficult for autistic people to identify appropriate keywords due to their lack of ability to process and retain the information. Therefore, a large amount of unwanted and irrelevant data is included in the outcome. In this proposal user may type the search queries using some words. The objective is to find the right set of keywords from the search paragraph and retrieval of correct patterns or products from the web. This is based on memories of such people and their learning styles that help them find the desired result.
Keywordsautistic information retrieval ontology semantic web
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