Use of Semantic Principles in a Collaborative System in Order to Support Effective Information Retrieval
This paper focuses on information retrieval aspects of a new application in domain of collaborative systems based on utilization of semantic principles for representation of different types of knowledge, collaborative objects and relations between them. Proposed collaborative system (within European IST project called KP-Lab) uses ontologies as common communication framework and exchange format for different types of end-user tools. Theoretical background is provided by innovative theoretical approach called Trialogical learning. Information retrieval in KP-Lab System is supported by designed and implemented text-mining and search services. These two sets of functionalities provide features for management of shared objects, described with content in textual format, as well as with semantic metadata.
Keywordsontologies semantic metadata text mining semantic search collaborative system
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