Enabling an Online Community for Sharing Oral Medicine Cases Using Semantic Web Technologies

  • Marie Gustafsson
  • Göran Falkman
  • Fredrik Lindahl
  • Olof Torgersson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4273)


This paper describes how Semantic Web technologies have been used in an online community for knowledge sharing between clinicians in oral medicine in Sweden. The main purpose of this community is to serve as repository of interesting and difficult cases, and as a support for monthly teleconferences. All information regarding users, meetings, news, and cases is stored in RDF. The community was built using the Struts framework and Jena was used for interacting with RDF.


Resource Description Framework Online Community Cardinality Constraint Oral Medicine Content Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie Gustafsson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Göran Falkman
    • 1
  • Fredrik Lindahl
    • 2
  • Olof Torgersson
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Humanities and InformaticsUniversity of SkövdeSkövdeSweden
  2. 2.Computer Science and EngineeringChalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden

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