Anatomy of a Semantic Virus
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Peyman Nasirifard "Anatomy of a Semantic Virus", Nature inspired Reasoning for the Semantic Web (NatuReS), in conjunction with 7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), 2008.
In this position paper, I discuss a piece of malicious automated software that can be used by an individual or a group of users for submitting valid random noisy RDF-based data based on predefined schemas/ontologies to Semantic search engines. The result will undermine the utility of semantic searches. I did not implement the whole virus, but checked its feasibility. The open question is whether nature inspired reasoning can address such problems which are more related to information quality aspects.