• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 31, Pages: 1-12

Original Article

Salaat Ontology: A Domain Ontology for Modeling Information Related to Prayers in Islam


Objectives: This work is directed towards development of a domain ontology and a semantic tool for Muslim’s prayer called Salaat. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The proposed ontology has been developed on Protégé tool based on TODE, a test driven ontology development methodology. A prototype application has been developed on JENA semantic web toolkit for the utilization of Salaat ontology. Findings: The proposed ontology comprises 113 concepts and 85 properties. A set of 40 queries were run to analyze the accuracy of proposed ontology. All the queries were successfully executed and extracted the desired information. Application/Improvements: The proposed tool can help a novice user to gain knowledge about Salaat (Islamic prayer). It becomes very easy to get the precise information through keyword based search. 

Keywords: Domain Ontology, Islam, Ontology, Prayer, Salaat


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