Conference Paper

Convergence of Web and TV Broadcast Data for Adaptive Content Access and Navigation

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-70987-9_54 Conference: Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, 5th International Conference, AH 2008, Hannover, Germany, July 29 - August 1, 2008. Proceedings
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iFanzy is a personalized TV guide application aiming at offering users television content in a personalized and context-sensitive
way. It consists of a client-server system with multiple clients and devices such that the user can ubiquitously use TV set-top
box, mobile phone and Web-based applications to select and receive personalised TV content. TV content and background data
from various heterogeneous sources is integrated to provide a transparent knowledge structure, which allows the user to navigate
and browse the vast content sets nowadays available. Semantic Web techniques are applied for enriching and aligning Web data
and (live) broadcast content. The resulting RDF/OWL knowledge structure is the basis for iFanzy’s main functionality, like
semantic search of the broadcast content and execution of context-sensitive recommendations.

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