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Al-Khalifa, Hend S. and Davis, Hugh C. (2006) FOLKSONOMIES VERSUS AUTOMATIC KEYWORD EXTRACTION: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY At IADIS Web Applications and Research 2006 (WAR2006). 15 - 19 May 2006.

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This paper reports on an evaluation of the keywords produced by Yahoo API context-based term extractor compared to a folksonomy set for the same website. The evaluation process is made in two ways: automatically, by measuring the percentage of overlap between the folksonomy set and Yahoo keywords set; and subjectively, by asking a human indexer to rate the quality of the generated keywords from both systems. The result of the experiment will be considered as an evidence for the rich semantics of folksonomies, thus, they can be used in generating “Semantic Metadata” for annotating web resources stored in

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: 15 – 19 May
Venue - Dates: IADIS Web Applications and Research 2006 (WAR2006), 2006-05-15 - 2006-05-19
Keywords: Folksonomy, Keyword Extraction, Tags, Semantics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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PURE UUID: 24aecd94-860e-47e7-b6b1-d8b63b412097
ORCID for Hugh C. Davis: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 10 Jul 2007
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:37

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Author: Hend S. Al-Khalifa
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