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Social Meaning on the Web: From Wittgenstein to Search Engines
November/December 2009 (vol. 24 no. 6)
pp. 27-31
Harry Halpin, University of Edinburgh
Henry S. Thompson, University of Edinburgh

Relevance feedback from hypertext Web searches considerably improves the performance of a Semantic Web search engine, creating a mutually beneficial relationship between the hypertext and Semantic Webs.

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Index Terms:
society online, Semantic Web, hypertext, URI, social meaning, relevance feedback, search engines, philosophy of language, information retrieval
Citation:
Harry Halpin, Henry S. Thompson, "Social Meaning on the Web: From Wittgenstein to Search Engines," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 27-31, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MIS.2009.122
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