An Ontology-Based Herb Therapy Recommendation for Respiration System

  • Hung-Yu ChienEmail author
  • Jian-Fan Chen
  • Yu-Yu Chen
  • Pei-Syuan Lin
  • Yi-Ting Chang
  • Rong-Chung Chen
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 81)


Air pollution has become a major threat today and the related respiration illnesses have deteriorated the wellness of many people. Herb, as one option of the medicine and also as diet, can provide very promising solution to the above threats. However, even though herbs are easily accessible in every cultures and areas, the knowledge of applying herbs on improving health is complicated and it takes quite lots of efforts to acquire the knowledge. In this paper, we design an ontology-based herb therapy recommendation web for respiration system health.


Herb Ontology Respiration OWL Recommendation Treatment Java PHP 



This project is partially supported by the National Science Council, Taiwan, R.O.C., under grant no. MOST 103-2221-E-260-022 and 105-2221-E-260-014.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hung-Yu Chien
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jian-Fan Chen
    • 1
  • Yu-Yu Chen
    • 1
  • Pei-Syuan Lin
    • 1
  • Yi-Ting Chang
    • 1
  • Rong-Chung Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information ManagementNational Chi Nan UniversityNantouTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Information ManagementChaoYang University of TechnologiesTaichungTaiwan

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