Proceedings 3rd International Workshop on Web Site Evolution. WSE 2001 (2001)
Nov. 10, 2001 to Dec. 10, 2001
Internet being a global resource, web based applications need to break the barriers of language and culture. The core of an intelligent web based application comprises an ontological description of the domain. A domain ontology needs a medium for expression, which usually consists of terminology borrowed from a natural language. Thus, a knowledge based application becomes susceptible to linguistic and cultural context. In this paper, we present a new knowledge representation technique that distinguishes between the abstract concepts in a domain and their expressions. It can associate expressions from different languages with the concepts in an ontology network. Non-textual symbols and media property specifications can also be used to express the concepts using this technique. The resulting ontology can thus be used in a multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment. An RDF based language is used as a vehicle for the knowledge representation scheme.
Hiranmay Ghosh, N. Rajarathnam, Santanu Chaudhury, "Knowledge Representation for Web Based Services in a Multi-Cultural Environment", Proceedings 3rd International Workshop on Web Site Evolution. WSE 2001, vol. 00, no. , pp. 7, 2001, doi:10.1109/WSE.2001.988779