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Harvesting Desktop Data for Semantic Blogging

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dc.contributor.author Möller, Knud en
dc.contributor.author Decker, Stefan en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-03T12:32:09Z en
dc.date.available 2009-12-03T12:32:09Z en
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.citation Knud Möller, Stefan Decker "Harvesting Desktop Data for Semantic Blogging", Proceedings of the first Semantic Desktop Workshop (SemDesk2005), in conjunction with 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2005), 2005. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10379/480 en
dc.description.abstract A typical computer user¿s desktop contains large amount of formal data, such as addresses, events or bibliopraphies. Especially within a corporate or organizational environment, it is often important to exchange this data between employees. However, state-of-the-art communication technologies such as email or bulletin boards don¿t allow to easily integrate desk-top data in the communication process, with the effect that the data remains locked within a user¿s computer. In this paper, we propose that the recent phenomenon of blogging, combined with a tool to easily generate Semantic Web (SW) data from existing formal desktop data, can result in a form of semantic blogging which would help to overcome the aforementioned problem. We discuss a number of preconditions which must be met in order to allow semantic blogging and encourage users to author a semantic blog, and we present a prototype of the semiBlog editor, which was created with the purpose of user-friendly semantic blogging in mind. We argue that such a semantic blog editor should integrate tightly with a user¿s desktop environment, as this would make integration of existing data into the blog as easy as possible. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.lcsh Blogs en
dc.subject.lcsh Semantic Web en
dc.title Harvesting Desktop Data for Semantic Blogging en
dc.type Workshop paper en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en

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