The Lixto Systems Applications in Business Intelligence and Semantic Web

  • Robert Baumgartner
  • Oliver Frölich
  • Georg Gottlob
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4519)


This paper shows how technologies for Web data extraction, syndication and integration allow for new applications and services in the Business Intelligence and the Semantic Web domain. First, we demonstrate how knowledge about market developments and competitor activities on the market can be extracted dynamically and automatically from semi-structured information sources on the Web. Then, we show how the data can be integrated in Business Intelligence Systems and how data can be classified, re-assigned and transformed with the aid of Semantic Web ontological domain knowledge. Existing Semantic Web and Business Intelligence applications and scenarios using our technology illustrate the whole process.


Business Intelligence Competitive Intelligence External Data Source Business Intelligence System Executive Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Baumgartner
    • 1
  • Oliver Frölich
    • 1
  • Georg Gottlob
    • 2
  1. 1.DBAITU Wien Favoritenstr. 9, 1040 ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Oxford University Computing Laboratory Wolfson Building Parks Road Oxford, OX1 3QDUnited Kingdom

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