Best of Both: Using Semantic Web Technologies to Enrich User Interaction with the Web and Vice Versa

  • Martin Dzbor
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4910)


Human-computer interaction is a well-established and rich subject that has an impact not only on those who develop computational systems, but also on the users of such systems, the vendors, maintainers, and many more stakeholders who are normally involved in designing and delivering software and computer-based tools. Interaction in this context is seen broadly – in general, it involves three constituting parts: the user, the technology, and the way they work together. One can then study such phenomena as how the users work with a particular technology, what the users prefer, how the technology addresses given issues, etc. In this contribution I want to look at a specific type of user interaction – with semantically enriched content in general, and with ontologies in particular.


User Interaction Semantic Content Ontological Commitment Semantic Service Semantic Layering 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Dzbor
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  1. 1.Knowledge Media InstituteThe Open UniversityUK

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