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Linkator: Enriching Web Pages by Automatically Adding Dereferenceable Semantic Annotations

  • Samur Araujo
  • Geert-Jan Houben
  • Daniel Schwabe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6189)

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce Linkator, an application architecture that exploits semantic annotations for automatically adding links to previously generated web pages. Linkator provides a mechanism for dereferencing these semantic annotations with what it calls semantic links. Automatically adding links to web pages improves the users’ navigation. It connects the visited page with external sources of information that the user can be interested in, but that were not identified as such during the web page design phase. The process of auto-linking encompasses: finding the terms to be linked and finding the destination of the link. Linkator delegates the first stage to external semantic annotation tools and it concentrates on the process of finding a relevant resource to link to. In this paper, a use case is presented that shows how this mechanism can support knowledge workers in finding publications during their navigation on the web.

Keywords

auto-linking semantic annotation semantic link dereferencing dynamic links navigation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samur Araujo
    • 1
  • Geert-Jan Houben
    • 1
  • Daniel Schwabe
    • 2
  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Informatics DepartmentPUC-Rio Rua Marques de Sao Vicente, 225Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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