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Using Ontologies and Vocabularies for Dynamic Linking
May/June 2008 (vol. 12 no. 3)
pp. 32-39
Sean Bechhofer, University of Manchester
Yeliz Yesilada, University of Manchester
Robert Stevens, University of Manchester
Simon Jupp, University of Manchester
Bernard Horan, Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Ontology-based linking offers a solution to some of the problems with static, restricted, and inflexible traditional Web linking. Conceptual hypermedia provides navigation between Web resources, supported by a conceptual model, in which an ontology's definitions and structure, together with the lexical labels, drive the consistency of link provision and the linking's dynamic aspects. Lightweight standard representations make it possible to use existing vocabularies to support Web navigation and browsing. In this way, the navigation and linking of diverse resources (including those not in our control) based on a community understanding of the domain can be consistently managed.

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Index Terms:
ontology-based linking, web linking, dynamic linking, web ontologies, web vocabularies
Citation:
Sean Bechhofer, Yeliz Yesilada, Robert Stevens, Simon Jupp, Bernard Horan, "Using Ontologies and Vocabularies for Dynamic Linking," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 32-39, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.68
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