Wiki-Rec: A semantic-based recommendation system using Wikipedia as an ontology

Ahmed Elgohary, Hussein Nomir, Ibrahim Sabek, Mohamed Samir, Moustafa Badawy, Noha Yousri

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Abstract

Nowadays, satisfying user needs has become the main challenge in a variety of web applications. Recommender systems play a major role in that direction. However, as most of the information is present in a textual form, recommender systems face the challenge of efficiently analyzing huge amounts of text. The usage of semantic-based analysis has gained much interest in recent years. The emergence of ontologies has yet facilitated semantic interpretation of text. However, relying on an ontology for performing the semantic analysis requires too much effort to construct and maintain the used ontologies. Besides, the currently known ontologies cover a small number of the world's concepts especially when a non-domain-specific concepts are needed. This paper proposes the use of Wikipedia as ontology to solve the problems of using traditional ontologies for the text analysis in text-based recommendation systems. A full system model that unifies semantic-based analysis with a collaborative via content recommendation system is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10
Pages1465-1470
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10 - Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 29 Nov 20101 Dec 2010

Other

Other2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10
CountryEgypt
CityCairo
Period29/11/101/12/10

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Recommender systems
Ontology
Semantics

Keywords

  • Ontology-based analysis
  • Recommendation systems
  • Semantic analysis
  • Wikipedia ontology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture

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Elgohary, A., Nomir, H., Sabek, I., Samir, M., Badawy, M., & Yousri, N. (2010). Wiki-Rec: A semantic-based recommendation system using Wikipedia as an ontology. In Proceedings of the 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10 (pp. 1465-1470). [5687117] https://doi.org/10.1109/ISDA.2010.5687117

Wiki-Rec : A semantic-based recommendation system using Wikipedia as an ontology. / Elgohary, Ahmed; Nomir, Hussein; Sabek, Ibrahim; Samir, Mohamed; Badawy, Moustafa; Yousri, Noha.

Proceedings of the 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10. 2010. p. 1465-1470 5687117.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elgohary, A, Nomir, H, Sabek, I, Samir, M, Badawy, M & Yousri, N 2010, Wiki-Rec: A semantic-based recommendation system using Wikipedia as an ontology. in Proceedings of the 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10., 5687117, pp. 1465-1470, 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10, Cairo, Egypt, 29/11/10. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISDA.2010.5687117
Elgohary A, Nomir H, Sabek I, Samir M, Badawy M, Yousri N. Wiki-Rec: A semantic-based recommendation system using Wikipedia as an ontology. In Proceedings of the 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10. 2010. p. 1465-1470. 5687117 https://doi.org/10.1109/ISDA.2010.5687117
Elgohary, Ahmed ; Nomir, Hussein ; Sabek, Ibrahim ; Samir, Mohamed ; Badawy, Moustafa ; Yousri, Noha. / Wiki-Rec : A semantic-based recommendation system using Wikipedia as an ontology. Proceedings of the 2010 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'10. 2010. pp. 1465-1470
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