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To date, the relation between multilingualism and the Semantic Web has not yet received enough attention in the research community One major challenge for the Semantic Web community is to develop architectures, frameworks and systems that can help in overcoming national and language barriers, facilitating equal access to information produced in different cultures and languages As such, this volume aims at documenting the state of the art with regard to the vision of a Multilingual Semantic Web, in which semantic information will be accessible in and across multiple languages.The Multilingual Semantic Web as envisioned in this volume will support the following functionalities 1 responding to information needs in any language with regard to semantically structured data available on the Semantic Web and Linked Open Data LOD cloud, 2 verbalizing and accessing semantically structured data, ontologies or other conceptualizations in multiple languages, 3 harmonizing, integrating, aggregating, comparing and repurposing semantically structured data across languages and 4 aligning and reconciling ontologies or other conceptualizations across languages.The volume is divided into three main sections Principles, Methods and Applications The section on Principles discusses models, architectures and methodologies that enrich the current Semantic Web architecture with features necessary to handle multiple languages The section on Methods describes algorithms and approaches for solving key issues related to the construction of the Multilingual Semantic Web The section on Applications describes the use of Multilingual Semantic Web based approaches in the context of several application domains.This volume is essential reading for all academic and industrial researchers who want to embark on this new research field at the intersection of various research topics, including the Semantic Web, Linked Data, natural language processing, computational linguistics, terminology and information retrieval It will also be of great interest to practitioners who are interested in re examining their existing infrastructure and methodologies for handling multiple languages in Web applications or information retrieval systems....

Title : Towards the Multilingual Semantic Web: Principles, Methods and Applications
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ISBN : 3662435845
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Springer 2014 edition November 14, 2014
Number of Pages : 333 pages
File Size : 865 KB
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