A Conceptual Modeling Approach to Semantic Document Retrieval

  • Terje Brasethvik
  • Jon Atle Gulla
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2348)


This paper describes an approach to semantic document retrieval geared towards cooperative document management. In our conceptual modeling approach, a semantic modeling language is used to construct a domain model of the subject domain referred to by the document collection. This domain model is actively used for the tasks of document classification and search. Moreover, linguistic techniques are used to facilitate both the construction of the model and its use. This paper presents our prototype model-based classification and search tool and how it is applied on a document collection from a Norwegian company.


Modeling Language Domain Model Resource Description Framework Word Form Subject Domain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Terje Brasethvik
    • 1
  • Jon Atle Gulla
    • 2
  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheim
  2. 2.Elexir Sprach- und InformationstechnologieMunich

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