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Long before the development of modem science, indigenous peoples which known as
Orang Asli in Malaysia have developed their ways of knowing how to survive and also of
ideas about meanings, purposes and values. They gathered knowledge for two purposes:
survival and meaning. Their knowledge which can be interpreted as indigenous
knowledge have been handed down through the generations especially music. Due to
various kind of indigenous music, the scope of this study only limited Orang Asli
Temuan people and their music. Term of Temuan referred to an ethnic group of Orang
Asli in Malaysia. Traditionally, Orang Asli Temuan music has been inherited generation
by generation of Orang Asli Temuan people through word of mouth. Unfortunately, this
method has exposed risk of losing this knowledge due to the knowledge only be kept in
minds of Orang Asli Temuan music experts only. The challenge indicates a part of
knowledge leaking from Orang Asli Temuan people where knowledge should be stored,
enriched and passes their next generations. It is crucial for Malaysian to understand
Orang Asli Temuan music as part of Malaysian heritage. As an initiative to document
Orang Asli Temuan music, a prototype of knowledge based portal has been developed to
ensure the longevity of the knowledge. Hence, the uniqueness of Orang Asli Temuan able
to appreciated by Malaysian as part of Malaysian heritage. Through this understanding
and respecting different cultures in Malaysia especially Orang Asli Temuan music,
harmony among Malaysian able to preserved. The purpose of this report paper is to
capture knowledge of Orang Asli Temuan music and to share knowledge in a knowledge
based portal that is called 'Orang Asli Temuan Music Portal'. The report presents how
the portal works and benefits everyone; how efficient the proposing features can support
and encourage users to share their knowledge. The paper also reviews some researches on
the Malaysian and Australian web portals that applied the same concept as 'Orang Asli
Temuan Music Portal' to help bring a deeper understanding towards improvement in the
knowledge based portal.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Departments / MOR / COE: Sciences and Information Technology > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2013 09:35
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2021 15:27
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9100

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