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Semantic feedback for the enrichment of conceptual models

Esther Lozano, Jorge Gracia, Jochem Liem, Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Bert Bredeweg
2011 Proceedings of the sixth international conference on Knowledge capture - K-CAP '11  
In this paper we propose an approach that aims to capture relevant knowledge from an online pool of conceptual models.  ...  This knowledge is brought to the user in order to assist the construction of new conceptual models.  ...  ACM 978-1-4503-0396-5/11/06. used for learners to formally express and test their conceptual knowledge about systems in an educational context [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1999676.1999718 dblp:conf/kcap/LozanoRLGB11 fatcat:umns6yjltbak5fhbmshn75amva

Supporting online problem-solving communities with the semantic web

Anupriya Ankolekar, Katia Sycara, James Herbsleb, Robert Kraut, Chris Welty
2006 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '06  
We developed a prototype Semantic Web system for OSS communities, Dhruv.  ...  Dhruv provides an enhanced semantic interface to bug resolution messages and recommends related software objects and artifacts.  ...  This is an audience unlike that of typical ontology-based systems, where there is a sharp distinction between the users of the system and the knowledge engineers who design the system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1135777.1135862 dblp:conf/www/AnkolekarSHKW06 fatcat:nmynrrxs5barlgxwtnawwqcnb4

Enabling creative learning design through semantic technologies

Patricia Charlton, George Magoulas, Diana Laurillard
2012 Technology, Pedagogy and Education  
The paper advocates an approach to learning design that considers it as creating digital artefacts that can be extended, modified and used for different purposes.  ...  This is realised through an 'act becoming artefact' cycle, where users' actions in the authors' software environment, named Learning Designer, are automatically interpreted on the basis of formal active  ...  She is on the Boards for the e-Learning Foundation, Supervisory Council for Fern Universität in Germany, and the UNESCO Institute for IT in Education.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1475939x.2012.698165 fatcat:bydxidnrejc65emy5hfidnkiqu

Harvesting and Structuring Social Data in Music Information Retrieval [chapter]

Sergio Oramas
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An exponentially growing amount of music and sound resources are being shared by communities of users on the Internet.  ...  Until now, scant research in this field has taken advantage of the use of formal knowledge representations in the process of structuring information.  ...  Co-occurrence of artist names in web pages content and page count based on results provided by search engines have been used for artist similarity and recommendation tasks [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07443-6_55 fatcat:nbksmdhwj5a2vcyzy76e5tpzie

The Social Semantic Web in Intelligent Learning Environments: state of the art and future challenges

Jelena Jovanović, Dragan Gašević, Carlo Torniai, Scott Bateman, Marek Hatala
2009 Interactive Learning Environments  
In this context, a crucial issue for education systems in general, and for Intelligent Learning Environments (ILEs) in particular, is related to the ability of leveraging these new paradigms for creating  ...  When it comes to formal and sharable representation of knowledge, Semantic Web technologies in general, and ontologies in particular offer a promising solution,  ...  Acknowledgments Marek Hatala is an Associate Professor at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University and a director of the Laboratory for Ontological Research.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10494820903195140 fatcat:awoozywunbbnteyso62lmywnqe

HealthFinland —Finnish Health Information on the Semantic Web [chapter]

Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Osma Suominen
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The system is based on a shared semantic metadata schema, ontologies, and mash-up ontology services.  ...  This paper shows how semantic web techniques can be applied to solving problems of distributed content creation, discovery, linking, aggregation, and reuse in health information portals, both from end-user's  ...  The figure depicts an enhanced portal "Portal 2" in which the content of the primary application is enriched by, e.g. semantic recommendation links to content pages in HEALTHFINLAND.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-76298-0_56 fatcat:y7cdm6yw6jadjnpmq3hkqjlwgy

Towards Semantic Collective Awareness Platforms for Business Innovation [chapter]

Fabrizio Smith, Emanuele Storti, Francesco Taglino
2014 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
With this respect, we propose a Semantics-based Collective Awareness Platform for supporting business innovation activities, in which semantic facilities are provided for a smarter knowledge acquisition  ...  Innovation represents the main driver for enterprises to evolve, and very often to survive in the globalized market.  ...  Co-Creating, in which ideas are designed and implemented in a collective way, through the adoption of collaborative tools, where the support of semantic technologies is exploited for enhancing knowledge  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07869-4_21 fatcat:bi5jmcuwxncplibzrag5qdvsk4

Personalization in Geographical Information Search

Noemi Mauro
2017 BCS-IRSG Symposium on Future Directions in Information Access  
In the project I analyze two methodologies to offer personalized search results in community maps and a natural interaction with the system.  ...  The second concerns the creation of content-based user models useful for filtering the items belonging to each concept in a multifaceted way: the goal is that of reducing and adapting the information space  ...  ONTOLOGY-BASED USER MODELS The first aspect of my PhD project concerns the creation of ontology-based user profiles to customize the system and the information search task taking individual interests and  ... 
doi:10.14236/ewic/fdia2017.5 dblp:conf/fdia/Mauro17 fatcat:xe5fw52worhd5gpja57au7j7iu

KRC: KnowInG crowdsourcing platform supporting creativity and innovation [article]

Fernando Ferri, Patrizia Grifoni, Maria Chiara Caschera, Arianna D'Ulizia, Caterina Pratico
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The deep financial and economic crisis, which still characterizes these years, requires searching for tools in order to enhance knowledge sharing, creativity and innovation.  ...  In this perspective, the KnowInG project, funded by the STC programme MED, is aimed at developing the KnowInG Resource Centre (KRC), a sociotechnical system that works as a multiplier of innovation.  ...  . • Browsing shared information and services stored in the KRC and organized according to an ontology of concepts. • Browsing activities and information in online communities (i.e.  ... 
arXiv:1704.00973v1 fatcat:znenykaqfnev3h546sm4fl56pa

Ontological technologies for user modelling

Sergey Sosnovsky, Darina Dicheva
2010 International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies  
As an example of the project employing ontology-based user modelling, we present an experiment design for translation of overlay student models for relative domains by means of ontology mapping.  ...  Over the last several years, a number of user-adaptive systems have been exploiting ontologies for the purposes of semantics representation, automatic knowledge acquisition, domain and user model visualisation  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to express our gratitude to Peter Brusilovsky and Michael Spring for their help in preparing this review.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmso.2010.032649 fatcat:auygmsi77rebvcttp7bsqpdrfq

A 2012 Workshop: Vaccine and Drug Ontology in the Study of Mechanism and Effect (VDOSME 2012)

Yongqun He, Luca Toldo, Gully Burns, Cui Tao, Darrell R Abernethy
2012 Journal of Biomedical Semantics  
The workshop, together with the follow-up activities and personal meetings, provided a wonderful platform for the researchers and scientists in the vaccine and drug communities to demonstrate research  ...  The workshop covered two main areas: (i) ontologies of vaccines, of drugs, and of studies thereof; and (ii) analysis of administration, mechanism and effect in terms of representations based on such ontologies  ...  We also appreciate the discussions, suggestions, and support from the co-organizers of another ICBO 2012 workshop titled "Methods for adverse events representation Ontology and Information Model", including  ... 
doi:10.1186/2041-1480-3-12 pmid:23249650 pmcid:PMC3554582 fatcat:zzkqbjxgavhszp4ku6m6ug2u3q

Tools and collaborative environments for bioinformatics research

P. Romano, R. Giugno, A. Pulvirenti
2011 Briefings in Bioinformatics  
We then introduce some systems for collaborative document creation, including wiki systems and tools for ontology development, and review some of the most interesting biological wikis.  ...  In this article, we first present the reasons for an interest of Bioinformatics in this context by also suggesting some research domains that could benefit from collaborative research.  ...  Acknowledgements Authors wish to thank Tom Wiley for his precious support in the preparation of the final version of the article.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bib/bbr055 pmid:21984743 pmcid:PMC3220874 fatcat:nsemkrp6yjgx5biyjwvrlyz534

Semantic Portals for Cultural Heritage [chapter]

Eero Hyvönen
2009 Handbook on Ontologies  
Such portals are based on semantic web standards 1 and machine "understandable" content, i.e., metadata, ontologies, and rules, in order to improve structure, extensibility, customization, usability, and  ...  The difficulty of finding and relating information in this kind of heterogenous content provision and data format environment creates an obstacle for end-users of cultural contents, and a challenge to  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported the national semantic web ontology project FinnONTO 40 2003FinnONTO 40 -2007 in Finland, funded by the National Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-92673-3_34 dblp:series/ihis/Hyvonen09 fatcat:wlxwj7sz5nefrg4aczjrkiokw4

PLME as a Cognitive Tool for Knowledge Achievement and Informal Learning [chapter]

Tobias Nelkner, Johannes Magenheim, Wolfgang Reinhardt
2009 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
These environments support problem based, situated and informal learning in social networks within organisations and educational institutions and in subject related communities.  ...  Based on an example of changing a university study course, we present the personal, community and organisational perspective on knowledge maturing and informal learning.  ...  and expert recommending systems (8) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03115-1_40 fatcat:t6yc2nvyyzbpdkxtgvatqh3fse

Toward ontology-based personalization of a recommender system in social network

Hubert Kadima, Maria Malek
2010 2010 International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition  
We present a preliminary work which aims at tackling most technical issues due to the integration of an ontology-based semantic user profile within a hybrid recommender system based on our early released  ...  A semantic user profile context is represented as an instance of a reference domain ontology in which concepts are annotated by interest scores.  ...  We define this as an instance of sioc:Post from the SIOC (Semantically Interlinked Online Community) Ontology [10] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/socpar.2010.5685957 dblp:conf/socpar/KadimaM10 fatcat:o2r4zpged5f5vhu7az5ezol4by
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