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Semantic Web and Ontology Engineering

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This course is intended to introduce the core concepts of the Semantic Web that promises to dramatically improve the current World Wide Web and its use. The main goal of the Semantic Web is to enhance the human and machine interaction by representing the data in an understandable way for the machine to mediate data and services. Semantic web covers many technologies like explicit metadata, ontologies, RDF, OWL, logic and inference for search query formulation, and intelligent agents. The course concerns search on the Semantic Web by covering discovery of knowledge via taxonomies, Web service based data searches and search by association. The course will also cover the SPARQL Query Language. The aim of this course is to teach the students the concepts, technologies and techniques underlying and making up the Semantic Web.

Learning Goals

Upon the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
• Explain the history of web, concepts of web and evolution of web
• Describe the technologies used in the semantic web
• Recognize how to structure the web documents using XML and DTD
• Convert the XML documents to XSLT
• Write the DTD and XML Schema for validating XML documents
• Observe how to describe web resource using RDF
• Illustrate the RDF graph
• Apply the querying approaches (X-PATH and SPARQL) in XML and RDF documents
• Model and design ontologies using Web Ontology Language (OWL)
• Built the ontologies using Protégé
• Use the ontology engineering approaches in semantic applications
• Compile the logic and inference rules for search query information

Course Operation Period

Period : December 1, 2019 ~ February 2, 2020

Course Level



Students should have a basic understanding of:

• HTML markup and related technologies

• Students with little prior knowledge on building a web application in web 2.0 to learn the new technology of semantic web easily.

• Experience on e-learning lecturers.

Evaluation Standard

Evaluation Standard
Item Title Score(Rate) Implementing Week Method Remarks
Final Exam
Total 100

Summary of Curriculum

Summary of Curriculum
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Textbook & References

PHP 4 Web Programming, Lee, 2002

Professor Information

Gil-Dong Hong
Computer Engineer
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T.A. Information

Na-Ra Jang
Computer Engineer
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How to provide assistance for learners

What does this course cover specifically?

You can learn about various medical engineering fields such as anatomy, physiology, medical mechanical engineering, biomaterial engineering, electronic medical equipment, medical imaging, etc. and problem solving based on actual cases.

Do you have a separate course textbook?

Here are some basic and detailed books on this course: However, based on the weekly lecture data file, the contents of each unit are summarized. (Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Third Edition, John Enderle (ISBN: 0122386620), Elsevier Academic Press)

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