Human Similarity Theories for the Semantic Web

@inproceedings{Quesada2008HumanST,
  title={Human Similarity Theories for the Semantic Web},
  author={Jose Quesada},
  booktitle={NatuReS},
  year={2008}
}
The human mind has been designed to evaluate similarity fast and efficiently. When building/using a data format to make the web content more machine-friendly, can we learn something useful from how the mind represents data? We present four theories psychological theories that tried to solve the problem and how they relate to semantic web practices. Metric models (such as the vector space model and LSA) were the first-comers and still have important advantages. Advances in Bayesian methods… CONTINUE READING

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