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An active, ontology-driven network service for Internet collaboration

Lewis, David, Feeney, Kevin, Tiropanis, Thanassis and Courtenage, Simon (2004) An active, ontology-driven network service for Internet collaboration In Proceedings of the ECAI 2004 Workshop on Application of Semantic Web Technologies to Web Communities. vol. 107, Sun SITE Central Europe..

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Web portals have emerged as an important means of collaboration on the WWW, and the integration of ontologies promises to make them more accurate in how they serve users? collaboration and information location requirements. However, web portals are essentially a centralised architecture resulting in difficulties supporting seamless roaming between portals and collaboration between groups supported on different portals. This paper proposes an alternative approach to collaboration over the web using ontologies that is de-centralised and exploits content-based networking. We argue that this approach promises a user-centric, timely, secure and location-independent mechanism, which is potentially more scaleable and universal than existing centralised portals.

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Published date: 2004
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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Date deposited: 21 Jan 2008 18:00
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:29

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Author: David Lewis
Author: Kevin Feeney
Author: Simon Courtenage

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