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Developing a Framework for E-Healthcare Applications using the Semantic Internet of Things

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Sabah Saad, Bassam A. Zafar, Ahmed Mueen

Sabah Saad, Bassam A Zafar and Ahmed Mueen. Developing a Framework for E-Healthcare Applications using the Semantic Internet of Things. International Journal of Computer Applications 182(34):25-33, December 2018. BibTeX

	author = {Sabah Saad and Bassam A. Zafar and Ahmed Mueen},
	title = {Developing a Framework for E-Healthcare Applications using the Semantic Internet of Things},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {December 2018},
	volume = {182},
	number = {34},
	month = {Dec},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {25-33},
	numpages = {9},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018918279},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In this paper, discuss the semantic concept, where it found to enrich the logically and conveniently of information accessed capability through web services doing by human or automated using tools. The semantic potentials were based on schemes and formats of data integrated and shared among web, these formats and schemes called ontologies. This technology provides interoperability between medical IoT devices in the healthcare system. The aim of this paper is the effort to developing a framework for e-healthcare applications using the semantic Internet of Things. Extend these ontology descriptions toward the specificity of the healthcare domain. It is to design and implement a framework that holds healthcare data to be then easily used by e-healthcare applications by mapping data into the ontology entities and properties. The objectives of the e-health ontology are to increase access to health care for patients in remote areas, to improve quality of care for patients.


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Semantic Web, Ontology, Ontology Languages, XML, RDF, OWL