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A survey and classification of semantic search approaches
by Christoph Mangold
International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007


Abstract: A broad range of approaches to semantic document retrieval has been developed in the context of the Semantic Web. This survey builds bridges among them. We introduce a classification scheme for semantic search engines and clarify terminology. We present an overview of ten selected approaches and compare them by means of our classification criteria. Based on this comparison, we identify not only common concepts and outstanding features, but also open issues. Finally, we give directions for future application development and research.

Online publication date: Sun, 09-Sep-2007


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