Ontology Modelling of Malaysian Food Exchange List

Norlia Yusof, Shahrul Azman Noah, Samirah Taufiq Wahid


Designing dietary menu planning is a complex problem-solving task. It involves several constraints and extensive common sense. Case-based reasoning (CBR) solves the complexity by storing an expert common sense in the case base. Case adaptation (CA) is important for design task using CBR since old cases are partially similar as a current one. An automatic CA mainly focused on the processing level rather than at the data level. On the other hand, semantic technology (ST) inserts the intelligence features by shifting the focus on the application code to the data. This can leverage the burden on the logical processing of adaptation engine. Ontology is a prerequisite in ST. Thus, this research proposes a computational model of design CA using an ontological approach. This paper discusses the experience we gained during the process of ontology modelling based on the OD101 method. The Malaysian food ontology was successfully developed to make the domain assumptions explicit in supporting the reasoning process of case adaptation for dietary menu planning recommendation.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Yusof N., Noah S. and Wahid S. (2015). Ontology Modelling of Malaysian Food Exchange List . In Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 2: KEOD, (IC3K 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-158-8, pages 301-306. DOI: 10.5220/0005615003010306

in Bibtex Style

author={Norlia Yusof and Shahrul Azman Noah and Samirah Taufiq Wahid},
title={Ontology Modelling of Malaysian Food Exchange List},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 2: KEOD, (IC3K 2015)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 2: KEOD, (IC3K 2015)
TI - Ontology Modelling of Malaysian Food Exchange List
SN - 978-989-758-158-8
AU - Yusof N.
AU - Noah S.
AU - Wahid S.
PY - 2015
SP - 301
EP - 306
DO - 10.5220/0005615003010306