The iCoord Knowledge Model for P2P Semantic Coordination

  • Silvana Castano
  • Alfio Ferrara
  • Stefano Montanelli
Conference paper


In this paper, we present iKM, the three-layer peer knowledge model developed in the framework of the iCoord system for P2P semantic coordination. iKM grounds on the notion of knowledge chunk embedding the information about concepts to be shared/exchanged across peers for coordination. The main functionalities of iCoord for exploiting an iKM knowledge repository, namely knowledge browsing and data search, will be also presented.


Semantic Relation Knowledge Model Collective Knowledge Ontology Concept Semantic Link 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvana Castano
    • 1
  • Alfio Ferrara
    • 1
  • Stefano Montanelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Università degli Studi di Milano – DICoMilanoItaly

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