Volume 9 Number 11 (Nov. 2014)
Home > Archive > 2014 > Volume 9 Number 11 (Nov. 2014) >
JSW 2014 Vol.9(11): 2844-2850 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.9.11.2844-2850

Subject Perception Semantic Model for Information Retrieval in Tourism

Lingling Zi1, Xin Cong1, Yaping Zhang2
1School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Liaoning Technical University, Huludao, China
2China Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, Yunnan, China

Abstract—With the continued growth of tourism multimedia information made available through the World Wide Web, more efficient and accurate retrieval approaches are leading to an increasing demand. Most existing information retrieval approaches are based upon keywords and therefore provide limited capabilities to capture the query requirements. However, a complete understanding of search requirements is essential for improving the effectiveness of retrieval. To achieve this goal, we propose a novel subject perception semantic model (SPSM) for searching tourism information, which allows the customized query threshold to retrieve tourism information. In this model, we present the definition of Subject Hierarchy Graph to support semantic search capabilities, and propose computing methods of subject perception to quantify the semantics of query requirements. The experiments show that SPSM obtained encouraging performances.

Index Terms—information retrieval; subject perception; tourism; quantification; query requirements


Cite: Lingling Zi, Xin Cong, Yaping Zhang, "Subject Perception Semantic Model for Information Retrieval in Tourism," Journal of Software vol. 9, no. 11, pp. 2844-2850, 2014.

General Information

ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Bimonthly (Since 2020)
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
Abstracting/ Indexing: DBLP, EBSCO, Google Scholar, ProQuest, INSPEC(IET), ULRICH's Periodicals Directory, WorldCat, etc
E-mail: jsw@iap.org
  • Apr 26, 2021 News!

    Vol 14, No 4- Vol 14, No 12 has been indexed by IET-(Inspec)     [Click]

  • Jun 22, 2020 News!

    Papers published in JSW Vol 14, No 1- Vol 15 No 4 have been indexed by DBLP     [Click]

  • Sep 13, 2021 News!

    The papers published in Vol 16, No 6 have all received dois from Crossref    [Click]

  • Jan 28, 2021 News!

    [CFP] 2021 the annual meeting of JSW Editorial Board, ICCSM 2021, will be held in Rome, Italy, July 21-23, 2021   [Click]

  • Sep 13, 2021 News!

    Vol 16, No 6 has been published with online version     [Click]