An Ontology-Based Information Retrieval Model

  title={An Ontology-Based Information Retrieval Model},
  author={David Vallet and Miriam Fern{\'a}ndez and Pablo Castells},
Semantic search has been one of the motivations of the Semantic Web since it was envisioned. We propose a model for the exploitation of ontologybased KBs to improve search over large document repositories. Our approach includes an ontology-based scheme for the semi-automatic annotation of documents, and a retrieval system. The retrieval model is based on an adaptation of the classic vector-space model, including an annotation weighting algorithm, and a ranking algorithm. Semantic search is… CONTINUE READING
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