Personal Information Modeling in Semantic Web

  • Sabah S. Al-Fedaghi
  • Majed Y. Ahmad
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4185)


Web Ontology Language (OWL) is a semantic markup language for describing information on the Web so that machines can process and interpret Web content. OWL expresses information ontologies and has the capability to map all the information on the World Wide Web into a semantic, machine-understandable atlas of information. This article addresses personal information modeling in OWL through enhancing the OWL specification to include such information. It introduces a scheme for identifying personal information and presents an OWL-based design to model personal information without introducing modifications. Some restrictions on certain OWL constructs are necessary to integrate personal information in the language.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabah S. Al-Fedaghi
    • 1
  • Majed Y. Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Engineering DepartmentKuwait UniversitySafatKuwait

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