Towards the Web in Your Pocket: Curated Data as a Service

  • Stuart DillonEmail author
  • Florian Stahl
  • Gottfried Vossen
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 457)


The Web has grown tremendously over the past two decades, as have the information needs of its users. The traditional “interface” between the vast data resources of the Web and its users is the search engine. However, search engines are increasingly challenged in providing the information needed for a particular context or application in a comprehensive, concise, and timely manner. To overcome this, we present a framework that does not just answer queries based on a pre-assembled index, but based on a subject-specific database that is curated by domain experts and dynamically generated based on vast user input.


Data curation digital curation curation process Data as a Service Web in the Pocket information provisioning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart Dillon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Florian Stahl
    • 2
  • Gottfried Vossen
    • 2
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Waikato Management SchoolHamiltonNew Zealand
  2. 2.ERCIS, University of MünsterMünsterGermany

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