The Problem of Constructing General-Purpose Semantic Search Engines

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5601)


This work proposes the basic ideas to achieve a really semantic search. For this, first the number of semantic web sites must be increased which, on the one hand, maintain compatibility with the current Web and, on the other, offer different interpretations (now with semantics) of the same information according to different ontologies. Thus, the design of tools is proposed that facilitate this translation of HTML contents into OWL contents, as we say, possibly, according to different ontologies. The article continues by analysing the possible functionalities that we consider a semantic search engine based on the Semantic Web paradigm must support and by presenting a general-purpose search engine prototype on the two structures, current and semantic.


Search Engine Natural Language Processing Semantic Annotation True Knowledge Natural Language Processing Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dpto. Inteligencia Artificial. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería InformáticaUniversidad Nacional de Educación a DistanciaMadridSpain

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