A review of ontology development aspects

Nur Liyana Law Mohd Firdaus Law, Moamin A. Mahmoud, Yee Chong Tang, Fung Cheng Lim, Hairoladenan Kasim, Marini Othman, Christine Yong

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Although it is widely recognized that ontology is the main approach towards semantic interoperability among information systems and services, the understanding of ontology aspects among researchers is limited. To provide a clear insight to this problem and support researchers, we need a background understanding of various aspects related to ontology. Consequently, in this paper, a comprehensive review is conducted to map the literature studies to a coherent taxonomy. These include the benefits of ontology, types of ontology, application domains, development platforms, languages, tools, and methodologies. The paper also discusses the concept of ontology, semantic Web, and its contribution to several research fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Library Science and shared knowledge. The fundamentals of ontology presented in this paper can benefit readers who wish to embark in ontology-based research and applications development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-298
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)

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