Information Agents for Optimal Repurposing and Personalization of Web Contents in Semantics-Aware Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing Environments

  • Fernando Alonso
  • Sonia Frutos
  • Miguel Jiménez
  • Javier Soriano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4149)


Web contents repurposing and personalization is becoming crucial for enabling ubiquitous Web access from a wide range of mobile devices under varying conditions that may depend on device capabilities, network connectivity, navigation context, user preferences, user disabilities and existing social conventions. Semantic annotations can provide additional information so that a content adaptation engine, based on the holistic integration of both Information Agents and Semantic Web technologies, can make better decisions, leading to optimal results in terms of legibility and usability. Bearing this in mind, this paper presents the rationale behind MorfeoSMC: an open source mobility platform that enables the development of semantics-aware mobile applications and services in order to provide improved Web accessibility and increase social inclusion. In particular, the paper focuses on how MorfeoSMC information agents tackle the use of semantic markup in the information rendered for users through the mobility platform and as part of a user-interest profile-aware and navigation context-aware Web content adaptation process. It also presents an innovative semantic matching framework that is at the core of this semantics-aware Web content adaptation process.


User Preference Semantic Annotation Semantic Description Context Attribute Trade Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Alonso
    • 1
  • Sonia Frutos
    • 1
  • Miguel Jiménez
    • 1
  • Javier Soriano
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversidad Politécnica de MadridBoadilla del Monte, MadridSpain

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