Ontology-Based Database for Chemical Experiments: Design and Implementation

  • Baboucar DiattaEmail author
  • Adrien Basse
  • Samuel Ouya
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 916)


Virtual laboratory teaching helps develop and acquire skills. Chemistry ontologies address chemical elements and their interaction. We seek to implement ChemOnto, ontology that makes it easy to develop chemical virtual laboratories that will help learners get acquainted with hands-on tools and procedures. We will study existing ontologies on chemical elements by searching, prioritizing, and linking key terms related to experimentation and safety rules. We will implement an ontology describing chemical experiments with the inception of an interface for database usage, safety rules, and skills involved. We will feed our practicum and safety rule database. Anticipated results are: Safety rules are known and skills involved are acquired. For each practicum, our ontology proposes a set of skills to be acquired over time along with various actions to complete them.


Ontology Virtual laboratory Lab work Chemistry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department TIC University Alioune Diop BambeyBambeySenegal
  2. 2.Department Computer EngineeringUniversity Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar SénégalDakarSenegal

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