Reconciling Knowledge in Social Tagging Web Services

  • Gonzalo A. Aranda-Corral
  • Joaquín Borrego-Díaz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6077)


Sometimes we want to search for new information about topics but we can not find relevant results using our own knowledge (for example, our personal bookmarks). A potential solution could be the use of knowledge from other users to find what we are searching for. This solution implies that we can achieve some agreement on implicit semantics used by the other users. We call it Reconciliation of Knowledge. The aim of this paper is to show an agent-based method which lets us reconcile two different knowledge basis (associated with tagging systems) into a common language, obtaining a new one that allows the reconcilitiation of (part of) this knowledge. The agents use Formal Concept Analysis concepts and tools and it has been implemented on the JADE multiagent platform.


Multiagent System Common Language Stem Basis Concept Lattice Formal Context 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gonzalo A. Aranda-Corral
    • 1
  • Joaquín Borrego-Díaz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyUniversidad de HuelvaPalos de La Frontera
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversidad de SevillaSevillaSpain

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