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Models of interaction as a grounding for peer to peer knowledge sharing

Robertson, David, Barker, Adam, Besana, Paolo, Bundy, Alan, Chen-Burger, Yun-Heh, Dupplaw, David, Giunchiglia, Fausto, van-Harmelen, Frank, Hassan, Fadzil, Kotoulas, Spyros, Lambert, David, Li, Guo, McGinnis, Jarred, McNeill, Fiona, Osman, Nardine, Perrau de Pinninck, Adrian, Siebes, Ronny, Sierra, Carles and Walton, Chris (2009) Models of interaction as a grounding for peer to peer knowledge sharing In, Advances in Web Semantics I. Heidelberg, DE, Springer pp. 81-129. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4891). (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89784-2_4).

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Most current attempts to achieve reliable knowledge sharing on a large scale have relied on pre-engineering of content and supply services. This, like traditional knowledge engineering, does not by itself scale to large, open, peer to peer systems because the cost of being precise about the absolute semantics of services and their knowledge rises rapidly as more services participate. We describe how to break out of this deadlock by focusing on semantics related to interaction and using this to avoid dependency on a priori semantic agreement; instead making semantic commitments incrementally at run time. Our method is based on interaction models that are mobile in the sense that they may be transferred to other components, this being a mechanism for service composition and for coalition formation. By shifting the emphasis to interaction (the details of which may be hidden from users) we can obtain knowledge sharing of sufficient quality for sustainable communities of practice without the barrier of complex meta-data provision prior to community formation

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Published date: 2009
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 337594
ISBN: 978-3-540-89783-5
PURE UUID: ab72ead2-eb9f-4c98-87be-bcd4ba5c1e31

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Author: David Robertson
Author: Adam Barker
Author: Paolo Besana
Author: Alan Bundy
Author: Yun-Heh Chen-Burger
Author: David Dupplaw
Author: Fausto Giunchiglia
Author: Frank van-Harmelen
Author: Fadzil Hassan
Author: Spyros Kotoulas
Author: David Lambert
Author: Guo Li
Author: Jarred McGinnis
Author: Fiona McNeill
Author: Nardine Osman
Author: Adrian Perrau de Pinninck
Author: Ronny Siebes
Author: Carles Sierra
Author: Chris Walton

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