A Study on Ontology for Semantic-Based Service Exploiting the Context Information in IoT Environment

Dong Hee Woo, Min Kyu Yoo, Yoon Ho Kim


The many researches on context-aware service based on the combination of semantic technology and IoT environment are being actively done. However, the previous study exploiting ontology has limitations not to accommodate the service requirement changes due to ontology prebuilt by specific service scenario. Although the concept of cross vertical ontology has emerged in order to overcome the limitation, it has other limitations that need additional components composing service environment for expressing context information and can’t represent state information of environment elements. To cope with these limitations, we propose SISO (Semantic-based IoT Service Ontology) that can represent the states of environmental element without the need for additional context-information element. To verify SISO’s characteristics, we select the service scenario and present applied results. The qualitative analysis comparing with the previous study is also presented by the applied results of service scenario.


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