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On Coreference and The Semantic Web

Glaser, Hugh, Millard, Ian, Jaffri, Afraz, Lewy, Tim and Dowling, Ben (2008) On Coreference and The Semantic Web At 7th International Semantic Web Conference, Germany. 26 - 30 Oct 2008.

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Much of the Semantic Web relies upon open and unhindered interoperability between diverse systems; the successful convergence of multiple ontologies and referencing schemes is key. However, this is hampered by the difficult problem of coreference, which is the occurrence of multiple or inconsistent identifiers for a single resource. This paper investigates the origins of this phenomenon and how it is resolved in other fields. With this in mind, we have developed and tested an effective methodology for coreference resolution in the Semantic Web at large. This framework allows the user to a) record identified instances of coreference in a usable and retrievable manner b) integrate new and existing systems for reference management, and c) provide a thesaurus-like consistent reference service capable of providing on-tap resolutions to interested applications.

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Submitted date: 17 May 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: October 26 - 30
Venue - Dates: 7th International Semantic Web Conference, Germany, 2008-10-26 - 2008-10-30
Keywords: URI Coreference, Linked Data, Semantic Web
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 265765
PURE UUID: 8f966f5b-719d-463c-9002-3b897dcc15b7

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Date deposited: 19 May 2008 16:52
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:23

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Author: Hugh Glaser
Author: Ian Millard
Author: Afraz Jaffri
Author: Tim Lewy
Author: Ben Dowling

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