Semantic Web Implications for Web Portals

Semantic Web Implications for Web Portals

Pankaj Kamthan (Concordia University, Canada)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-989-2.ch147
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A Web portal is a gateway to the information and services on the Web, where its users can interchange and share information. In their brief lifetime, Web portals have benefited various sectors of the society and found widespread use (Jafari & Sheehan, 2003; Tatnall, 2005). By careful aggregation of information, Web portals simplify access, as well as decrease the time and effort of locating resources on topical themes. In doing so, they have created a sense of community with common interests.

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