Finding User Need Patterns in the World of Complex Semantic Cultural Heritage Data

  • Maliheh FarrokhniaEmail author
  • Trond Aalberg
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 672)


When developing systems for the semantic web of cultural heritage information, it is critical to also know the real needs of users. This study discusses the notion of users’ information needs and presents some patterns identified in a set of use cases. The aim of the study is to contribute in bridging the gap between experts’ and users’ conceptualization in order to have more efficient information retrieval system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied SciencesOsloNorway
  2. 2.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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