WEASEL: Vodafone Corporate Semantic Web

Valverde, Juan José and Buil-Aranda, C. and Gómez-Pérez, José Manuel (2007). WEASEL: Vodafone Corporate Semantic Web. In: "1st European Semantic Technology Conference 2007", 31/05/2007 01/05/2007, Viena, Austria.


Title: WEASEL: Vodafone Corporate Semantic Web
  • Valverde, Juan José
  • Buil-Aranda, C.
  • Gómez-Pérez, José Manuel
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 1st European Semantic Technology Conference 2007
Event Dates: 31/05/2007 01/05/2007
Event Location: Viena, Austria
Title of Book: Proceedings of the 1st European Semantic Technology Conference 2007
Date: 2007
Freetext Keywords: oeg
Faculty: Facultad de Informática (UPM)
Department: Inteligencia Artificial
UPM's Research Group: Ontology Engineering Group – OEG
Creative Commons Licenses: None

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The 2006 Gartner emerging technology curve highlights the relevance of the Corporate Semantic Web as one of the most promising IT areas in the next five years. The work presented herein describes WEASEL, an initiative funded by Vodafone to apply and evaluate such technology in the context of a large multinational company. This scenario comprises a number of heterogeneous web sites containing unstructured and related, but physically decoupled, information which needs common models that provide unified ways of representing information across the different sources, i.e. ontologies. Three main milestones were defined for WEASEL: the creation of a domain ontology, the extraction of information from the different sources and its semantic annotation and aggregation, and the creation of a new web site containing a semantic search engine which provides natural interfaces for retrieving the aggregated information. WEASEL concluded with its evaluation by Vodafone.

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Item ID: 5282
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/5282/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:5282
Deposited by: Dr Oscar Corcho
Deposited on: 17 Dec 2010 11:59
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 14:08
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