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Enhancing access to public information

TitleEnhancing access to public information
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsMerkel, M, Petterstedt, M, Jönsson, A
Conference NameERCIM

Abstract. We are gradually entering a society where multiple electronic information
sources, located both globally and locally, are available to support the performance of
everyday activities, and are accessible through a wide range of devices, both stationary and
mobile. Being able to access the information does, however, not necessarily mean that it is
easy to find what is relevant for a certain task in a given situation. We present a system
exploring the prospects of using a simple ontology in order to enrich public electronic
documents with domain-specific information to allow for simple question-answering