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Design Issues for Agent-based Resource Locator Systems

Design Issues for Agent-based Resource Locator Systems
Design Issues for Agent-based Resource Locator Systems
While knowledge is viewed by many as an asset, it is often difficult to locate particular items within a large electronic corpus. This paper presents an agent based framework for the location of resources to resolve a specific query, and considers the associated design issue. Aspects of the work presented complements current research into both expertise finders and recommender systems. The essential issues for the proposed design are scalability, together ith the ability to learn and adapt to changing resources. As knowledge is often implicit within electronic resources, and therefore difficult to locate, we have proposed the use of ontologies, to extract the semantics and infer meaning to obtain the results required. We explore the use of communities of practice, applying ontology-based networks, and e-mail message exchanges to aid the resource discovery process.
156-168
Wills, Gary
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Crowder, Richard
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Kalfoglou, Yannis
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Karagiannis, Dimitris
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Reimer, Ulrich
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Kalfoglou, Yannis
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Wills, Gary, Alani, Harith, Ashri, Ronald, Crowder, Richard, Kalfoglou, Yannis and Kim, Sanghee, (2002) Design Issues for Agent-based Resource Locator Systems Karagiannis, Dimitris and Reimer, Ulrich (eds.) At Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management. 02 - 03 Dec 2002. , pp. 156-168.

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Abstract

While knowledge is viewed by many as an asset, it is often difficult to locate particular items within a large electronic corpus. This paper presents an agent based framework for the location of resources to resolve a specific query, and considers the associated design issue. Aspects of the work presented complements current research into both expertise finders and recommender systems. The essential issues for the proposed design are scalability, together ith the ability to learn and adapt to changing resources. As knowledge is often implicit within electronic resources, and therefore difficult to locate, we have proposed the use of ontologies, to extract the semantics and infer meaning to obtain the results required. We explore the use of communities of practice, applying ontology-based networks, and e-mail message exchanges to aid the resource discovery process.

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Published date: 2002
Additional Information: Event Dates: 2-3 December 2002
Venue - Dates: Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management, 2002-12-02 - 2002-12-03
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Agents, Interactions & Complexity, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 256993
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/256993
PURE UUID: 29c1b52b-a309-40c1-b063-b34d8b0ee5ed
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 10 Feb 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:42

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Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: Harith Alani
Author: Ronald Ashri
Author: Richard Crowder
Author: Yannis Kalfoglou
Author: Sanghee Kim
Editor: Dimitris Karagiannis
Editor: Ulrich Reimer

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