Sonia Sanchez-Cuadrado

Sonia Sanchez-Cuadrado
Complutense University of Madrid | UCM · Department of Library and Documentation Studies

PhD

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October 2003 - August 2013
University Carlos III de Madrid
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Se describe la elaboración de una ontología de dominio para la representación de la literatura grecolatina en forma de datos enlazados. Se analizan los principios de la Web Semántica y la difusión semántica de contenido aplicados a la literatura clásica grecolatina. Se ha adaptado la metodología Methontology para la construcción de ontologías y se...
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The exponential evolution of technology and the growth of the elderly population are two phenomena that will inevitably interact with increasing frequency in the future. This paper analyses scientific literature as a means of furthering progress in sustainable technology for senior living. We carried out a bibliometric analysis of papers published...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is having an intense impact on the functional capacity of older adults, making them more vulnerable to frailty and dependency. The development of preventive and rehabilitative measures which counteract the consequences of confinement or hospitalization is an urgent need. Exergaming can promote physical activity, prevent falls,...
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In this Special Issue, to be published in Sustainability, we want to provide a forum that collects current proposals that address these challenges, and to aspire to a future where healthy ageing with sustainable technology is possible.
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This paper automatically evaluates the readability of Spanish e-government websites. Specifically, the websites collected explain e-government administrative procedures. The evaluation is carried out through the analysis of different linguistic characteristics that are presumably associated with a better understanding of these resources. To this en...
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It is well known that linguistic features of a written text affect its readability, understanding readability as the ease with which a reader can understand the text. This paper is focused on the analysing of the influence of some linguistic features on the readability of current Spanish e-Government websites. Specifically, the “familiarity” of the...
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One important requirement for a web page to be accessible for all, according to the current international recommendations from the W3C Accessibility Initiative is that the text should be readable and understandable to the broadest audience possible. Nowadays, unfortunately, the information included in the web pages are not easy to read and understa...
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Digital inclusion proposals are oriented towards specific groups of people. These groups are excluded due to their qualities or lack of them, their attitude, socio-political factors, economic factors, or just by the geographic zone where they live. Since 1999 several strategies have been proposed, either related to educational or technological aspe...
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El presente trabajo muestra un proyecto de investigación finalizado a la mejora de la legibilidad y comprensibilidad de textos a través de un estudio de usuarios. La legibilidad del texto se suele concebir en términos de las características lingüísticas que pueden influir positiva o negativamente en la comprensión de este, incluyendo el número de s...
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Se evalúa la comprensibilidad de textos en español en paneles de museos, considerando que están dirigidos a todos los públicos y escritos en lenguaje estándar. Se recopilan los indicadores propuestos en la bibliografía científica sobre la comprensibilidad y se analiza su aplicación a los paneles de museos. Se ha construido un corpus con los textos...
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Digital inclusion proposals are oriented towards specific groups of people. These groups are excluded due to their qualities or lack of them, their attitude, socio-political factors, economic factors, or just by the geographic zone where they live. Since 1999 several strategies have been proposed, either related to educational or technological aspe...
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The authors have questioned how the semantic web search engines work and if the graphical display of the search results improves the retrieval. The types of queries that can be performed, as well as the main features of a semantic search engine, have been analyzed. A query was selected and executed in semantic search engines with online access to D...
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The authors have questioned how the semantic web search engines work and if the graphical display of the search results improves the retrieval. The types of queries that can be performed, as well as the main features of a semantic search engine, have been analyzed. A query was selected and executed in semantic search engines with online access to D...
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Se parte del desarrollo que los tesauros automatizados han proporcionado a las llamadas relaciones no-clásicas de Van Slype, fomentando una eclosión de las relaciones de asociación, agrupadas en categorías por Tudhope, Alani, Jones y engrosadas por el traspaso de relaciones antes de jerarquía por la American Library Association (ALA). Frente a la e...
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tools are designed to analyze and optimize resources regarding positioning factors. Web positioning techniques are applied in order to improve the relevancy of web resources. Webmasters usually use SEO tools to analyze a web site according to some positioning factor. They are required to be updated to achieve two ba...
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A large fraction of documents on W3 (World Wide Web) contains geo-spatial context, but conventional search engines treat the query place name in the same way as any other keyword and retrieve documents that include the specified name. Such results, retrieved through conventional approach may be sufficient for many users but there are many occasions...
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Purpose – This paper seeks to analyze and evaluate different types of semantic web retrieval systems, with respect to their ability to manage and retrieve semantic documents. Design/methodology/approach – The authors provide a brief overview of knowledge modeling and semantic retrieval systems in order to identify their major problems. They classi...
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In this article we perform a qualitative analysis of well-known generic ontologies according to their retrieval potential in order to implement a conceptual retrieval system. This retrieval system aims to search metadata schemes. The main problem in the implementation of retrieval system has been finding a reference ontology covering the domain and...
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In this article we perform a qualitative analysis of well-known generic ontologies according to their retrieval potential in order to implement a conceptual retrieval system. This retrieval system aims to search metadata schemes. The main problem in the implementation of retrieval system has been finding a reference ontology covering the domain and...
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Hindi is the most widely spoken language in India, with more than 300 million speakers. As there is no separation between the characters of texts written in Hindi as there is in English, the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems developed for the Hindi language carry a very poor recognition rate. In this paper we propose an OCR for printed Hi...
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A large fraction of documents on W3 (World Wide Web) contains geo-spatial context, but conventional search engines treat the query place name in the same way as any other keyword and retrieve documents that include the specified name. Such results, retrieved through conventional approach may be sufficient for many users but there are many occasions...
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tools are designed to analyze and optimize resources regarding positioning factors. Web positioning techniques are applied in order to improve the relevancy of web resources. Webmasters usually use SEO tools to analyze a web site according to some positioning factor. They are required to be updated to achieve two ba...
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World Wide Web (WWW) is a huge repository of interlinked hypertext documents known as web pages. Users access these hypertext documents via Internet. Since its inception in 1990, WWW has become many folds in size, and now it contains more than 50 billion publicly accessible web documents distributed all over the world on thousands of web servers an...
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Thesauri and other knowledge organization systems have been adapted to the technological environment. Currently, this represents an essential aspect of knowledge organization on the semantic web. After a long period in which thesaurus guidelines and standards were not updated, some have been revised by the governing organisations within the past fi...
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Thesauri and other knowledge organization systems have been adapted to the technological environment. Currently, this represents an essential aspect of knowledge organization on the semantic web. After a long period in which thesaurus guidelines and standards were not updated, some have been revised by the governing organisations within the past fi...
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Los Sistemas de Organización del Conocimiento son recursos diseñados para mejorar la interoperabilidad, gestión y recuperación del conocimiento. Conforme se incrementan los recursos web se evidencia la falta de sistemas de organización del conocimiento, con el consiguiente impacto en la interoperabilidad de recursos. Los sistemas de organización de...
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Resumen: Los Sistemas de Organización del Conocimiento son recursos diseñados para mejorar la interoperabilidad, gestión y recuperación del conocimiento. Conforme se incrementan los recursos web se evidencia la falta de sistemas de organización del conocimiento, con el consiguiente impacto en la interoperabilidad de recursos. Los sistemas de organi...
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The terminology used in Biomedicine shows lexical peculiarities that have required the elaboration of terminological resources and information retrieval systems with specific functionalities. The main characteristics are the high rates of synonymy and homonymy, due to phenomena such as the proliferation of polysemic acronyms and their interaction w...
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Named Entity Recognition serves as the basis for many other areas in Information Management. However, it is unclear what the meaning of Named Entity is, and yet there is a general belief that Named Entity Recognition is a solved task. In this paper we analyze the evolution of the field from a theoretical and practical point of view. We argue that t...
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The web presents an autonomous evolution that could be optimised having moved towards a more formalised semantic. Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web are approaches that target the improvement of the web through mechanisms for sharing information and resources. This document argues that Web 2.0 is not an immature stage of the Semantic Web but an orthogona...
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Se muestra la metodología empleada en el proyecto REID. El proyecto está encaminado a la creación semiautomática de mapas semánticos. Se exponen los distintos problemas encontrados a lo largo del proyecto y las distintas soluciones lingüísticas, informáticas, de representación del conocimiento y documentales que se han estimado más prometedoras. Lo...
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Analyzes the work context of the sector of Information-Documentation from a sample was obtained from advertisements of Brazilian companies and private institutions in the Internet during the year 2010. The activity was conducted in a larger research which has as its main objective the construction of a taxonomy to classify and hierarchy the compete...
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José-Antonio Moreiro es catedrático de biblioteconomía y documentación de la Universidad Car-los III de Madrid. Autor de trabajos sobre técnicas de análisis de contenido documental y cuestio-nes conceptuales de la documentación, ha publicado monografías, manuales y más de 60 artículos en revistas nacionales e internacionales. Ha participado en dos...
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Introduction. The objective of this study is understand the information needs that businesses have while seeking Library and Information Science professionals and analyse how they formulate those needs.Method. The analysis is performed by examining the professional skills and capabilities demanded in job offers published. A total of 1,020 job offer...
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We present a new geometric model to compute the melodic similarity of symbolic musical pieces. Melodies are represented as splines in the pitch-time plane, and their similarity is computed as the similarity of their shape. The model is very intuitive and it is transposition and time scale invariant. We have implemented it with a local alignment alg...
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The development of the Semantic Web depends on agreed and unambiguous knowledge representations, on the availability and accessibility of knowledge, and on retrieval capabilities. The scarce agreement on knowledge representation and the lack of techniques to process semantic structures in web search engines makes it impossible to perform contextual...
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The semantic annotation of documents is an additional advantage for retrieval, as long as the annotations and their maintenance process scale well. Automatic or semi-automatic annotation tools help in this matter with the use of patterns. In this paper we analyze the advantages of creating these patterns with standard web languages, as well as the...
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Indexing languages have traditionally been an essential tool for organizing and retrieving documental information. The inclusion of indexing languages into the digital environment leads to new frontiers, but also new opportunities. This study shows the historical evolution of the indexing languages and its application in document management field....
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Indexing languages have traditionally been an essential tool for organizing and retrieving documental information. The inclusion of indexing languages into the digital environment leads to new frontiers, but also new opportunities. This study shows the historical evolution of the indexing languages and its application in document management field....
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The assessment of how well the skills and professional competence of students of Library and Information Science meet current labour market demands is necessary for the design of appropriate curricula. Such work, however, requires a great deal of effort on the part of researchers. A methodology is here proposed that should facilitate the periodic s...
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The assessment of how well the skills and professional competence of students of Library and Information Science meet current labour market demands is necessary for the design of appropriate curricula. Such work, however, requires a great deal of effort on the part of researchers. A methodology is here proposed that should facilitate the periodic s...
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The suitability of the algorithms for recognition and classification of entities (NERC) is evaluated through competitions such as MUC, CONLL or ACE. In general, these competitions are limited to the recognition of predefined entity types in certain languages. In addition, the evaluation of free applications and commercial systems that do not attend...
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La pregunta por la información cuestiona en esencia la naturaleza, la medida y las condiciones de aplicación de su contenido y de su flujo. Se trata de dotarnos de herramientas conceptuales, formales, incluso morales, capaces de refinar las nociones precientíficas vagas o metafóricas de información en todos los campos de conocimiento. El proyecto B...
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Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web are approaches that target the improvement of the Web through the optimization of mechanisms for sharing information and resources. This document argues that Web 2.0 is not an immature stage of the Semantic Web but an orthogonal dimension of another Web aspect, the semantic. Unfortunately, both dimensions are not indepe...
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Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web are approaches that target the im-provement of the Web through the optimization of mechanisms for sharing in-formation and resources. This document argues that Web 2.0 is not an imma-ture stage of the Semantic Web but an orthogonal dimension of another Web aspect, the semantic. Unfortunately, both dimensions are not ind...
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La evolucion de internet hacia un escenario con mayor potencial y con usuarios cada vez mas involucrados en su gestion y desarrollo, requiere de la incorporacion de documentos con menor grado de ambigüedad semantica. La propuesta de la web semantica, a pesar de haber sido realizada hace casi una decada, tiene actualmente una implantacion modesta. P...
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English abstract The number of papers written on ontologies has increased considerably over the last twenty years. This trend can be easily observed by searching words like “ontology” or “thesaurus” in databases. Despite this fact, there hasn’t been a consensus about the significance of this concept. The graphical representation known as ontology s...
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English abstract The number of papers written on ontologies has increased considerably over the last twenty years. This trend can be easily observed by searching words like “ontology” or “thesaurus” in databases. Despite this fact, there hasn’t been a consensus about the significance of this concept. The graphical representation known as ontology s...
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La automatización del proceso de adquisición de conocimiento a partir de documentos textuales en formato electrónico conlleva múltiples dificultades. Una de esas dificultades es el tratamiento textual en si mismo por la diversidad de formatos o su ausencia. Así una metodología idónea deberá marcar bajo que pautas estos documentos serán tratados. Po...
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At the moment, there is a need for new knowledge representation using Thesaurus or Ontologies because of the need to reuse knowledge. In this paper, a Software Architecture knowledge representation is created, for that purpose a manual and automatic methodology for creating it is used. A new manual methodology is provided in the paper. CAKE (Comput...
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An analysis of theories based on Classical Rhetoric and Text Linguistics is made in order to set the procedures to follow during the deconstructive–reconstructive process of document content analysis. Selection of main ideas in discourse is outlined following the general rules of questioning: a hermeneutical process to which all communicational act...
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El presente estudio trata de analizar distintas estrategias de posicionamiento en cuanto a su capacidad para obtener un nivel de exhaustividad óptimo. Las estrategias analizadas han consistido en la localización de los términos de búsqueda en el título, en la url, en los enlaces y en las etiquetas Meta y Head. El análisis se ha realizado bajo dos c...
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Se presenta una metodología para la creación automática de ontologías de tipo tesauro. La información es extraída mediante procesamiento del lenguaje natural de un corpus documental de un dominio. De este modo, el presente estudio se ha centrado en interrelacionar, de forma automática, los conceptos designados por los términos de los documentos, de...
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The noun growth of the number of thesauri has not served to respond to the necessity to work in multidiciplinar surroundings. In order to respond to this situation, it was fomented, at a first moment, the fusion of thesauri with object to adapt the preexisting ones to the necessities raised by the new dominions. Later, in the eagerness to take care...
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El sustantivo crecimiento del número de tesauros no ha servido para responder a la necesidad de trabajar en entornos multidisciplinares. Para responder a esta situación, se fomentó, en un primer momento, la fusión de tesauros con objeto de adaptar los preexistentes a las necesidades planteadas por los nuevos dominios. Más tarde, en el afán de atend...