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Re: Vocabularies/Ontologies to represent user browsing behaviour

From: Nuno Bettencourt <nuno.bett@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 15:57:27 +0000
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-Id: <CA1C3060-9271-4D76-8A62-F53348191C7E@gmail.com>
To: Riccardo Porrini <riccardo.porrini@disco.unimib.it>
Hi Riccardo,

I don't know if you've already found any more information related to the subject but take a look at this work [1] about an automatic traceability acquisition framework for user's actions upon resources, that our team wrote last year.

Even though this is still a WIP, all the information is captured through action sensors and a combination of two ontologies are used to hold the acquired information, one of which is specified in that work.

If you need any more help or further details drop me a line and I'll be glad to help.

[1] Nuno Bettencourt, Rafael Peixoto, and Nuno Silva. 2012. Automatic traceability acquisition framework. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 32 , 7 pages. DOI=10.1145/2254129.2254169 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2254129.2254169
Best regards,
Nuno Bettencourt

On 05/11/2013, at 09:33, Riccardo Porrini <riccardo.porrini@disco.unimib.it> wrote:

> Hi,
> are there any vocabularies/ontologies to represent web site end-users
> browsing behaviour in terms of actions and transitions between
> different pages?
> For example, suppose that you run an e-commerce website. You display
> the products you sell in many different ways: keyword search results,
> faceted search results, browsing by items' categories, etc. Within a
> browsing session a user may, for example, browse by category, then
> pose a keyword query and use facets to filter out results etc. I'm
> interested in representing these interactions and transitions between
> different website pages, and then instantiate the model using real
> website usage statistics.
> Are you aware of efforts made in this direction? I found many works
> (e.g. [1, 2]) focusing on the "editorial" side, but my focus is
> slightly different (representing browsing behaviour a-posteriori).
> Thank you very much.
> [1] Yuangui Lei, Enrico Motta, John Domingue. An ontology driven
> approach to web site generation and maintenance. In: 13th
> International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Management (EKAW
> 2002).
> [2] Yuhui Jin, Sichun Xu, Stefan Decker. OntoWebber: A Novel Approach
> for Managing Data on the Web. In Proceedings of the 8th International
> Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2002).
> --
> Riccardo Porrini
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