Resolving XML Semantic Ambiguity

Abstract : XML semantic-aware processing has become a motivating and important challenge in Web data management, data processing, and information retrieval. While XML data is semi-structured, yet it remains prone to lexical ambiguity, and thus requires dedicated semantic analysis and sense disambiguation processes to assign well-defined meaning to XML elements and attributes. This becomes crucial in an array of applications ranging over semantic-aware query rewriting, semantic document clustering and classification, schema matching, as well as blog analysis and event detection in social networks and tweets. Most existing approaches in this context: i) ignore the problem of identifying ambiguous XML nodes, ii) only partially consider their structural relations/context, iii) use syntactic information in processing XML data regardless of the semantics involved, and iv) are static in adopting fixed disambiguation constraints thus limiting user involvement. In this paper, we provide a new XML Semantic Disambiguation Framework titled XSDF designed to address each of the above motivations, taking as input: an XML document and a general purpose semantic network, and then producing as output a semantically augmented XML tree made of unambiguous semantic concepts. Experiments demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach in comparison with alternative methods. \textcopyright 2015, Copyright is with the authors.
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Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, EDBT 2015, Brussels, Belgium, March 23-27, 2015., Mar 2015, Brussels, Belgium. OpenProceedings.org, University of Konstanz, University Library, pp.277-288, 2015, 〈10.5441/002/edbt.2015.25〉
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Nathalie Charbel, Joe Tekli, Richard Chbeir, Gilbert Tekli. Resolving XML Semantic Ambiguity. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, EDBT 2015, Brussels, Belgium, March 23-27, 2015., Mar 2015, Brussels, Belgium. OpenProceedings.org, University of Konstanz, University Library, pp.277-288, 2015, 〈10.5441/002/edbt.2015.25〉. 〈hal-01909107〉

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