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Building a New Semantic Social Network Using Semantic Web-Based Techniques

Authors Names :   Ahmed M. Daoud   1     Khlid M. Hosny   2     Ehab R. Mohamed   3  

1  Affiliation :  Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computers and Information, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt

    Email :  developerdaoud@gmail.com


2  Affiliation :  Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computers and Information, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt

    Email :  k_hosny@yahoo.com


3  Affiliation :  Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computers and Information, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt

    Email :  ehab.rushdy@gmail.com



Doi   :   https://doi.org/10.54216/FPA.030201

Received December 20, 2020 Revised May 22, 2021 Accepted June 03, 2021

Abstract :

 Most people are more or less related to the web by participating in a kind of social networking site. Semantic Web technology plays a crucial role in these sites as they contain an enormous amount of data about ‎persons, pages, events, places, corporations, etc. This research is a Semantic Web application designed to create a new ‎semantic social community called Socialpedia. It links the already existing social public information to the newly ‎public ones. This information is linked with different information on the web to construct a new immense ‎data container. The resulting data container can be processed using a variety of Semantic Web techniques to produce ‎machine-understandable content. This content shows the promise of using integrated data to improve Web search and ‎Web-scale data analysis, unlike conventional search engines or social ones. This community involves obtaining data ‎from traditional users known as contributors or participants, linking data from existing social networks, extracting ‎structured data in triples using predefined ontologies, and finally querying and inferring such data to obtain ‎meaningful pieces of information. Socailpedia supports all popular functionalities of social networking websites ‎besides the enhanced features of the Semantic Web, providing advanced semantic search that acts as a semantic ‎search engine. 

Keywords :

Ontology , OWL , RDF , R2RML , SPARQL , Semantic Web (SW) , Semantic Search , Social Networking Sites (SNSs)‎

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Cite this Article as :
Ahmed M. Daoud , Khlid M. Hosny , Ehab R. Mohamed, Building a New Semantic Social Network Using Semantic Web-Based Techniques, Fusion: Practice and Applications, Vol. 3 , No. 2 , (2021) : 54-65 (Doi   :  https://doi.org/10.54216/FPA.030201)