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Dealing with Semantic Heterogeneity Issues on the Web
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Jorge Gracia,Eduardo Mena
Publication Date: September 2011
pp. N/A
The Semantic Web is an extension of the traditional Web in which meaning of information is well defined, thus allowing a better interaction between people and computers. To accomplish its goals, mechanisms are required to make explicit the semantics of Web...
TM-Gen: A Topic Map Generator from Text Documents
Found in: 2013 IEEE 25th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)
By Angel Luis Garrido,Maria G. Buey,Sandra Escudero,Sergio Ilarri,Eduardo Mena,Sara B. Silveira
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 735-740
The vast amount of text documents stored in digital format is growing at a frantic rhythm each day. Therefore, tools able to find accurate information searching in natural language information repositories are gaining great interest in recent years. In thi...
Semantic Heterogeneity Issues on the Web
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Jorge Gracia,Eduardo Mena
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 60-67
To operate effectively, the Semantic Web must be able to make explicit the semantics of Web resources via ontologies, which software agents use to automatically process these resources. The Web's natural semantic heterogeneity presents problems, however &a...
NASS: News Annotation Semantic System
Found in: Tools with Artificial Intelligence, IEEE International Conference on
By Angel L. Garrido,Oscar Gómez,Sergio Ilarri,Eduardo Mena
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 904-905
Today in media companies there is a serious problem for cataloging news due to the large number of articles received by the documentation departments. That manual labor is subject to many errors and omissions because of the different points of view and exp...
Semantics in Location-Based Services
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Sergio Ilarri,Arantza lllarramendi,Eduardo Mena,Amit Sheth
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 10-14
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Semantic Discovery of the User Intended Query in a Selectable Target Query Language
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Carlos Bobed, Raquel Trillo, Eduardo Mena, Jordi Bernad
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 579-582
The syntactic approach of most of web search engines still has the drawback of not considering the semantics of the keywords entered by the user. So, users usually have to browse many hits looking for the information they want. In this paper, we present a ...
Testing mobile agent platforms over the air
Found in: Data Engineering Workshops, 22nd International Conference on
By Oscar Urra, Sergio Ilarri, Eduardo Mena
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 152-159
Mobile agents are considered a suitable technology to develop applications for wireless environments with limited communication capabilities. Thus, they offer interesting advantages compared with a traditional client/server approach, derived from their aut...
Comparison and Performance Evaluation of Mobile Agent Platforms
Found in: Autonomic and Autonomous Systems, International Conference on
By Raquel Trillo, Sergio Ilarri, Eduardo Mena
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 41
Mobile agents are considered a very interesting technology to develop applications for mobile, pervasive, and distributed computing. Thus, they present a combination of unique features, such as their autonomy and capability to move to remote computers to p...
Location-Dependent Queries in Mobile Contexts: Distributed Processing Using Mobile Agents
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
By Sergio Ilarri, Eduardo Mena, Arantza Illarramendi
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 1029-1043
With the current advances of mobile computing technology, we are witnessing an explosion in the development of applications that provide mobile users with a wide range of services. In this paper, we present a system that supports distributed processing of ...
SPRINGS: A Scalable Platform for Highly Mobile Agents in Distributed Computing Environments
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Sergio Ilarri, Raquel Trillo, Eduardo Mena
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 633-637
In the last decade, mobile agents have arisen as a promising paradigm to build distributed and mobile computing applications. However, mobile agents have not been massively adopted. One of the reasons could be that some issues have yet to be solved to incr...
Searching the Web: From Keywords to Semantic Queries
Found in: Information Technology and Applications, International Conference on
By José A. Royo, Eduardo Mena, Jorge Bernad, Arantza Illarramendi
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 244-249
<p>Within the emergent Semantic Web framework, the use of traditional web search engines based on keywords provided by the users is not adequate anymore. Instead, new methods based on the semantics of user keywords must be defined to search in the va...
A System Based on Mobile Agents for Tracking Objects in a Location-Dependent Query Processing Environment
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Sergio Ilarri, Eduardo Mena, Arantza Illarramendi
Issue Date:September 2001
pp. 0577
Abstract: Nowadays the number of mobile devices is increasing rapidly. However there is a lack of data services that can be efficiently performed in mobile computing environments. The main reason is that many well-known techniques have to be adapted to the...
Customizable Software Retrieval Facility for Mobile Computers Using Agents
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Systems, International Conference on
By Eduardo Mena, Arantza Illarramendi, Alfredo Goñi
Issue Date:July 2000
pp. 479
Two tasks that entail a certain degree of difficulty when dealing with computers are retrieving and installing new software. Therefore, the need arises to provide users with tools that help them retrieve the necessary software and install it. In the contex...
Dealing with Continuous Location-Dependent Queries: Just-in-Time Data Refreshment
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Sergio Ilarri, Eduardo Mena, Arantza Illarramendi
Issue Date:March 2003
pp. 279
<p>Among mobile computing applications, location-based Services are expected to be a big business for wireless operators. These services provide value added by considering the location of the user in order to give him/her more customized information....
Location-aware system based on a dynamic 3D model to help in live broadcasting of sport events
Found in: Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Multimedia (MM '11)
By Arantza Illarramendi, Eduardo Mena, Jorge Bernad, Roberto Yus, Sergio Ilarri
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 1005-1008
Broadcasting sport events in live is a challenging task because obtaining the best views requires taking into account many dynamic factors, such as: the location and movement of interesting objects, all the views provided by cameras in the scenario (some o...
A location-aware system for monitoring sport events
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM '10)
By Arantza Illarramendi, Eduardo Mena, Gorka Marcos, Sergio Ilarri
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 297-304
Nowadays it is widely recognized the need of developing a new generation of professional equipment for broadcasting that allows a considerable reduction of productions costs in different scenarios. We consider mobile multimedia scenarios where the incorpor...
Location-dependent query processing: Where we are and where we are heading
Found in: ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
By Arantza Illarramendi, Eduardo Mena, Sergio Ilarri
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 1-73
The continuous development of wireless networks and mobile devices has motivated an intense research in mobile data services. Some of these services provide the user with context-aware information. Specifically, location-based services and location-depende...
Overview of a semantic disambiguation method for unstructured web contexts
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth international conference on Knowledge capture (K-CAP '09)
By Eduardo Mena, Jorge Gracia
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 187-188
In this paper we give an overview of a multiontology disambiguation method, targeted to discover the intended meaning of words in unstructured web contexts. It receives an ambiguous keyword and its context words as input and provides a list of possible sen...
Large scale integration of senses for the semantic web
Found in: Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web (WWW '09)
By Eduardo Mena, Jorge Gracia, Mathieu d'Aquin
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 66-66
Nowadays, the increasing amount of semantic data available on the Web leads to a new stage in the potential of Semantic Web applications. However, it also introduces new issues due to the heterogeneity of the available semantic resources. One of the most r...
A query processor for prediction-based monitoring of data streams
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Extending Database Technology: Advances in Database Technology (EDBT '09)
By Arantza Illarramendi, Eduardo Mena, Ouri Wolfson, Prasad Sistla, Sergio Ilarri
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 94-104
Networks of sensors are used in many different fields, from industrial applications to surveillance applications. A common feature of these applications is the necessity of a monitoring infrastructure that analyzes a large number of data streams and output...
Querying the web: a multiontology disambiguation method
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Web engineering (ICWE '06)
By Eduardo Mena, Jorge Gracia, Mauricio Espinoza, Raquel Trillo
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 241-248
The lack of explicit semantics in the current Web can lead to ambiguity problems: for example, current search engines return unwanted information since they do not take into account the exact meaning given by user to the keywords used. Though disambiguatio...