||A scholarly support environment, allowing researchers to fully investigate their particular research field. Using principles of the Semantic Web, the scholar's domain is conceptualised and the Eskimo system is able to reason over the Scholar facts and answer complex questions.
Information was semi-automatically harvested from the ACM digital library (the hypertext conference series), recorded in RDF format. This provides the schema for the data.
Several inference languages including Prolog, SilRI, were used to provide reasoning services. The type of services provided was based on a user evaluation and included questions such as who are the experts, who collaborates with this person, what are the similar papers, and where are the significant research groups.