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Delicious Learning Resources

  • Hend S. Al-Khalifa
  • Hugh C. Davis

Abstract

This paper presents a novel approach to semantic annotation of learning resources using a blend of folksonomy keywords and ontology-based semantic annotation. This approach attempts to match folksonomy terms (after normalization), from bookmarked resources saved in a bookmarking service such as del.icio.us, against terms in the ontology (which operates as a controlled vocabulary). The approach will provide an attribute-value relationship that is semantically rich and adds ‘intelligence’ to searche for learning resources in a specific subject domain.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hend S. Al-Khalifa
    • 1
  • Hugh C. Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.Learning Technology Research Group ECSSouthampton UniversityUK

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