Bibster - A Semantics-Based Bibliographic Peer-to-Peer System

Peter Haase, Bjorn Schnizler, Jeen Broekstra, Marc Ehrig, Frank van Harmelen, Maarten Menken, Peter Mika, Michal Plechawski, Pawel Pyszlak, Ronny Siebes, Steffen Staab, Christoph Tempich


This paper describes Bibster, a Peer-to-Peer system for ex- changing bibliographic metadata among researchers. We show how Bib- ster exploits ontologies in data-representation, query formulation, query routing, and query result presentation. The Bibster system is freely avail- able and is used by researchers across multiple organizations.

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