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Semantic structuring of conference contributions using the Hofmethode


Michel, O; Läge, D (2010). Semantic structuring of conference contributions using the Hofmethode. In: I-KNOW 2010, Graz University of Technology, 1 September 2010 - 3 September 2010, 445-451.

Abstract

The similarity relation of a number of texts is important not only for congress
organizers (who need to group the proposed contributions to meaningful sessions) but to
everybody who wants to find certain information within a larger number of texts. Existing
information retrieval methods compare texts according to their similarity. Because these
methods mostly remain on the surface of the words, the resemblance is not primary a semantic
one, but a stylistic and vocabulary dependent one. Based on psychological considerations we
have developed an algorithm called Hofmethode, which compares the semantic 'environment'
of key words. Using the example of the SGP congress we show in this paper how the
Hofmethode can be used to help both congress organizers and participants to find the
appropriate contributions.

Abstract

The similarity relation of a number of texts is important not only for congress
organizers (who need to group the proposed contributions to meaningful sessions) but to
everybody who wants to find certain information within a larger number of texts. Existing
information retrieval methods compare texts according to their similarity. Because these
methods mostly remain on the surface of the words, the resemblance is not primary a semantic
one, but a stylistic and vocabulary dependent one. Based on psychological considerations we
have developed an algorithm called Hofmethode, which compares the semantic 'environment'
of key words. Using the example of the SGP congress we show in this paper how the
Hofmethode can be used to help both congress organizers and participants to find the
appropriate contributions.

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Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Other), not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Psychology
Dewey Decimal Classification:150 Psychology
Language:English
Event End Date:3 September 2010
Deposited On:21 Dec 2010 10:33
Last Modified:07 Dec 2017 05:03
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:http://i-know.tugraz.at/2010/full_proceedings_i-know_2010

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