Exploratory Search on the Top of DBpedia Chapters with the Discovery Hub Application

  • Nicolas Marie
  • Fabien Gandon
  • Damien Legrand
  • Myriam Ribière
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7955)

Abstract

Discovery Hub is an exploratory search engine that helps users explore topics of interests for learning and leisure purposes. It makes use of a semantic spreading activation algorithm coupled with a sampling technique so that it does not require a preprocessing step.

Keywords

Semantic web linked data DBpedia spreading activation semantic spreading activation exploratory search system discovery engine 

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    Marie, N., Corby, O., Gandon, F., Ribière, M.: Composite interests’ exploration thanks to on-the-fly linked data spreading activation. In: Hypertext 2013 (to appear, 2013)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas Marie
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fabien Gandon
    • 1
  • Damien Legrand
    • 1
  • Myriam Ribière
    • 2
  1. 1.Wimmics TeamINRIA Sophia-AntipolisSophia-AntipolisFrance
  2. 2.Alcatel-Lucent Bell LabsNozayFrance

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