Knowledge Acquisition System based on JSON Schema for Electrophysiological Actuation

  • Nuno M. C. da CostaEmail author
  • Tiago Araujo
  • Neuza Nunes
  • Hugo Gamboa
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 455)


Data stored and transferred through the Internet increases every day. The problem with these data begins with the lack of structure, making information disperse, uncorrelated, non-transparent and difficult to access and share. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), proposed a solution for this problem, Semantic Web, promoting semantic structured data, like ontologies, enabling machines to perform more work involved in finding, combining, and acting upon information on the web. Using this to our advantage we created a Knowledge Acquisition System, written in JavaScript using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) as the data structure and JSON Schema to define that structure, enabling new ways of acquiring and storing knowledge semantically structured. A novel Human Computer Interaction framework was developed based on this knowledge system, providing a Electrophysiological Actuation Mechanism. We tested this mechanism by controlling an electrostimulator.


Knowledge Acquisition System Human computer interaction Ontology Schema Language Electrophysiological actuation mechanism Electrostimulation Multi-purpose software 



I thank the co-authors for helping when was needed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nuno M. C. da Costa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tiago Araujo
    • 1
  • Neuza Nunes
    • 1
  • Hugo Gamboa
    • 1
  1. 1.CEFITEC, Departamento de Fsica, FCTUniversidade Nova de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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