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An Intelligent Recommender System for Web Resource Discovery and Selection

Biomedical Sciences Research Institute Computer Science Research Institute Environmental Sciences Research Institute Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials Research Institute

Chen, Liming and Tao, Feng (2008) An Intelligent Recommender System for Web Resource Discovery and Selection. In: Intelligent Decision and Policy Making Support Systems. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 113-140. ISBN 978-3-540-78306-0 [Book section]

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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-78308-4_7

Abstract

The Web is now evolving from information sharing to resource provisioning as the emerging Web services and Grid technologies are widely accepted and practiced. Soon the Web will be populated with abundant resources that can be accessed, shared and reused, which will inevitably lead to resource overflow. This chapter introduces a semantic-enabled, knowledge-based intelligent recommender system for Web resource discovery, selection and effective use. The system is based on a novel hybrid approach, which draws on the functionality of Semantic Web Services to represent, expose and discover available resources, and exploits domain knowledge to guide resource selection and use. We propose an integrated system architecture and describe the underpinning semantic- and knowledge-based recommending mechanisms. A number of technologies and tools are developed, and further applied to a real world application – the UK e-Science GEODISE project, to demonstrate the system’s applicability and benefits.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:11666
Deposited By:Dr Liming Chen
Deposited On:09 Feb 2010 10:00
Last Modified:09 Feb 2010 10:00

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