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Applying Semantic Web Technology in a Mobile Setting: The Person Matcher

  • William Van Woensel
  • Sven Casteleyn
  • Olga De Troyer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6189)

Abstract

In a mobile setting, users use, handle and search for online information in a different way. Two features typically desired by mobile users are tailored information delivery and context awareness. In this paper, we elaborate a demo application that is built upon the existing SCOUT framework, which supports mobile, context-aware applications. The application illustrates the use of intrinsic mobile features, such as context- and environment-awareness, and combines them with the use of Semantic Web technologies to integrate and tailor knowledge present in distributed data sources.

Keywords

Mobile Web Semantic Web Context Awareness 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Van Woensel
    • 1
  • Sven Casteleyn
    • 1
  • Olga De Troyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Vrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselBelgium

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