Title: Metadata generation and consolidation within an ontology-based document management system
Authors: Annett Mitschick, Klaus Meissner
Addresses: Department of Computer Science, Dresden University of Technology, 01062 Dresden, Germany. ' Department of Computer Science, Dresden University of Technology, 01062 Dresden, Germany
Abstract: A central issue for the benefit and success of an ontology-based personal document management system is its capability to automatically model appropriate and valid document descriptions. The generation process primarily depends on the application context and should be customised accordingly. Furthermore, automatically generated information needs appropriate cleaning and consolidation to maintain a certain level of data quality. Therefore, this paper presents a semantic document management system which applies a stepwise knowledge modelling process. Our approach separately addresses the problems of general translation of diverse information sources, syntax check, normalisation and duplication and conflict handling, based on consecutive and configurable stages.
Keywords: ontology; multimedia document management; automatic metadata generation; consolidation; data quality; conflict handling; personal document management; semantic document management; knowledge modelling.
International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 2008 Vol.3 No.4, pp.249 - 259
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