Personalizing and Improving Tag-Based Search in Folksonomies

  • Samia Beldjoudi
  • Hassina Seridi-Bouchelaghem
  • Catherine Faron-Zucker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7557)


Recently, the approaches that combine semantic web ontologies and web 2.0 technologies have constituted a significant research field. We present in this paper an original approach concerning a technology that has recognized a great popularity in these recent years, we talk about folksonomies. Our aim in this contribution is propose new technique for the Social Semantic Web technologies in order to see how we can overcome the problem of tags’ ambiguity automatically in folksonomies even when we choose representing these latter with ontologies. We’ll also illustrate how we can enrich any folksonomy by a set of pertinent data to improve and facilitate the resources’ retrieval in these systems; all this with tackling another problem, we speak about spelling variations.


Folksonomies Web 2.0 Semantic Web Tags Ambiguity Spelling Variations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samia Beldjoudi
    • 1
  • Hassina Seridi-Bouchelaghem
    • 1
  • Catherine Faron-Zucker
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Electronic Document Management LabGEDBadji Mokhtar UniversityAnnabaAlgeria
  2. 2.I3S, Université Nice - Sophia Antipolis, CNRSSophia Antipolis CedexFrance

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