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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2014 Vol.4(4): 308-312 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.419

Development of an Educational Ontology for Java Programming (JLEO) with a Hybrid Methodology Derived from Conventional Software Engineering Process Models

Santhosh John
Abstract—“Semantic Web” refers to W3C’s vision of future web. It aims at a web of data, where information is linked up in such a way to be processable by devices and agents. In a wider canvas, semantic web can be seen as a huge engineering solution. Ontologies are playing the vital role in Semantic Web vision for its full-fledged implementation. Though lot of developments happened in this arena of ontology development in line with the implementation of semantic web, the standardization of process models, tools and methodologies are yet to be saturated. Researches in ontology engineering had pointed out that an effective ontology application development methodology with integrated tool support is a mandatory for its success. The researcher in his previous publication, proposed a hybrid methodology for ontology development by leveraging the well proven process models and methods of software engineering. This paper explains the philosophical, engineering aspects of the newly derived methodology and applies the same for the development of a Java Learning Educational Ontology (JLEO). JLEO organizes the learning hierarchy of Java Programming Language suitable to the related modules spread across the curriculum of Middle East College. An appropriate ontology editing tool has been used for the practical development of ontology.

Index Terms—Java programming, methodology, ontology development, semantic web.

S. John is with the Computing Department of Middle East College, Knowledge Oasis, and Sultanate of Oman (e-mail: santhosh@ mec.edu.om).


Cite: Santhosh John, "Development of an Educational Ontology for Java Programming (JLEO) with a Hybrid Methodology Derived from Conventional Software Engineering Process Models," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 308-312, 2014.

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