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Re: Exact Search

From: William Wu <williamcwu@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 07:41:00 -0800
Message-ID: <44031D8C.9000601@sbcglobal.net>
To: Patrizia and Gerard <page7@optusnet.com.au>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org

Patrizia and Gerard,

I did research on the "accurate search". I think it is the same as 
"exact search".

Could you elaborate more on the "language game"? So I can have more 
intelligent response.

William Wu

Patrizia and Gerard wrote:
> Dear Sir/Madam,
> I have an area of interest which I am hoping the Semantic Web Interest 
> Group may take an interest in. It covers some of the same territory as 
> “web services” and the “semantic web”.
> I call the area “exact search”. It is an attempt to address the 
> problems that web key word searches using search engines have. 
> Especially the issue of irrelevant results.
> An “exact search” is a search featuring a number of terms where what 
> is sought is a definition, explanation, translation, calculation or 
> some other function of the terms such that the result is definitive, 
> complete, authoritative, and optimally singular.
> I have written a paper on exact search. The paper proposes the 
> development of a standard wws (world wide search). The technical 
> tactics adapted by wws are:
>     * The use of Relations rather than Pages as the basic unit of meaning.
>     * The use of “remote service relations” which are RDF’s which have
>       “resources” which are “web services” which implement “language
>       games” expressed in relations.
>     * The modeling of interoperable distributed processes as processes
>       which implement the same language game by implementing the same
>       relations.
>     * The use of search indexes or directories which leverage “service
>       identifiers” associated with “language games”.
>     * The use of communication which emulates human communication by
>       allowing communicators to progressively build on previous
>       communications.
>     * The use of communication which emulates human communication by
>       allowing symbols to be freely mixed in new and different ways.
>     * The use of “interpreter services” to interpret between processes
>       running different language game versions or different language
>       games.
>     * The use of both Search Services, the end points of search, and
>       Search Agents, orchestrators of search.
> The main innovation in the paper is to propose the concept of 
> “language game” as a competitor to the concept of “ontology” in the 
> area of semantics. “remote service relations” constitute the key 
> technical device.
> If there is interest in this area, then I would like to have a 
> discussion group review the paper, and then establish a project to 
> develop the area.
> The url of the paper is
> http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/page7/exactsearch.html
> The paper is an incomplete draft, with work still in progress. 
> However, I would appreciate knowing whether your organization would be 
> like to take an interest in the area.
> I look forward to hearing from you.
> Thank you for your attention.
> Best Regards.
> Gerard McGovern
Received on Monday, 27 February 2006 15:43:15 UTC

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