Ontology-Based Context-Aware Social Networks

  • Maha Maalej
  • Achraf Mtibaa
  • Faïez Gargouri
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 241)


Due to the increasing progress of context-aware platforms with social networks many works use these platforms with mobile devices. Thus, we expose, in this paper, a survey of some of these works. Knowledge representation in the social networks has a great interest to obtain a set of information with a valuable signification. Therefore, we expose a state-of-the-art about the knowledge extraction using ontologies in social networks. Then, we propose, in this paper, an approach to combine these technologies (context, mobile and ontology) together to have a contextualized ontology helping to assist a mobile user in his information retrieval from the social network. We conclude by giving an idea about our future works.


Ontology Social network Context mobile device 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Higher institute of computing and multimediaUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.Higher Institute of Electronics and CommunicationUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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