A Semantic Web Application to Automate the Construction of Didactic Material for Web-Based Education System

  • Rubén Peredo
  • Leandro Balladares
  • Iván Peredo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4256)


In this paper, a new component-based Semantic Web Application (SWA) for Web-Based Education (WBE) is presented. This SWA is based on the IEEE 1484 LTSA (Learning Technology System Architecture) specification and the software development pattern of the Intelligent Reusable Learning Components Object Oriented (IRLCOO). IRLCOO are a special type of Sharable Content Object (SCO) according to the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM). SCORM 2004 is used to create reusable and interoperable learning content. The SWA that is described in this paper is used to develop authoring and evaluation tools oriented to offer application level interoperability under the philosophy of Web Services (WS). Other used technology is AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript And XML), this is used for communication between component and LMS’s API. Jade, Struts, Servlets, JSPs and JavaBeans implement the functionality of the system under the model MVC. The new component-based model is blended with metadata (SCORM 2004, RDF, XML), to be used for the rule-based inference engine known as Jena and Joseki server for implement a semantic platform.


Resource Description Framework Content System Learner Agent Didactic Material Sharable Content Object Reference Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rubén Peredo
    • 1
  • Leandro Balladares
    • 1
  • Iván Peredo
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science Research Center of the National Polytechnic InstituteNueva Industrial VallejoMéxico CityMéxico

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