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GODeM: A Graphical Ontology Design Methodology

Rafaela Blanca Silva-López, Mónica Silva-López, Maricela Bravo, Iris Iddaly Méndez-Gurrola, Victor Germán Sánchez Arias
2014 Research in Computing Science  
In this paper we present a simple and didactic methodology to design an ontology for educational purposes.  ...  This methodology considers and incorporates the steps of the most outstanding methodologies for ontology design.  ...  This work is part of the research undertaken by Blanca Silva to obtain the PhD at UDG-Virtual, México, and it is supported by Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.  ... 
doi:10.13053/rcs-84-1-2 fatcat:tubreog5avcz5gavzgs54p754u

The Effects of Construct Redundancy on Readers' Understanding of Conceptual Models

Palash Bera, Geert Poels
2017 Journal of Database Management  
different strengths, then the effect of the redundancy on the understanding of a model depends on the modeling knowledge of the reader.  ...  Conceptual models play a crucial role in understanding the domain related to information system development.  ...  Klayuga et al. (2003) differentiate experts from novices.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jdm.2017070101 fatcat:6qbrtpn57nhcpodcbztk6oc6fy

Mathematical Knowledge Representation: Semantic Models and Formalisms [article]

Alexander Elizarov and Alexander Kirillovich and Evgeny Lipachev and Olga Nevzorova and Valery Solovyev and Nikita Zhiltsov
2014 arXiv   pre-print
The paper provides a survey of semantic methods for solution of fundamental tasks in mathematical knowledge management. Ontological models and formalisms are discussed.  ...  We propose an ontology of mathematical knowledge, covering a wide range of fields of mathematics. We demonstrate applications of this representation in mathematical formula search, and learning.  ...  Acknowledgments: A.  ... 
arXiv:1408.6806v2 fatcat:zhgqrfztqrdz7nhacppjictbbe

An Agile and Ontology-Aided Modeling Environment [chapter]

Emanuele Laurenzi, Knut Hinkelmann, Alta van der Merwe
2018 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
To this end, a modeling language is grounded with an ontology language providing a clear, unambiguous and machine-interpretable semantics.  ...  Mechanisms implemented in the AOAME ensure the propagation of changes from the modeling environment to the graph-based database containing the ontology.  ...  In more detail, the PO contains concepts and relations about graphical notations of the modeling language as well as knowledge for positioning the graphical notations over the palette.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-02302-7_14 fatcat:32yrtt377fh53cazabt3lheenq

Data modelling versus ontology engineering

Peter Spyns, Robert Meersman, Mustafa Jarrar
2002 SIGMOD record  
The first part of this paper concerns some aspects that help to understand the differences and similarities between ontologies and data models.  ...  Unlike data models, the fundamental asset of ontologies is their relative independence of particular applications, i.e. an ontology consists of relatively generic knowledge that can be reused by different  ...  The items mentioned below -in a non exhaustive manner -do not (yet) lead to a numerical measure or function that unequivocally allows differentiating an ontology from a data model.  ... 
doi:10.1145/637411.637413 fatcat:qbweqk5c25gqtidwxnkoqrf7i4

Thesaurus and Ontology Construction for Contra Dance: Knowledge Organization of a North American Folk Dance Domain

L.P. Coladangelo
2020 Knowledge organization  
Ontology building methodology and existing conceptual models for cultural heritage domains guided the ontology development and revision phases.  ...  terms and a domain ontology.  ...  540 for Bibliographic Records. https://www.ifla.org/files/as sets/cataloguing/frbr/frbr_2008.pdf Kaewboonma, Nattapong and Kulthida Tuamsuk. 2016  ... 
doi:10.5771/0943-7444-2020-7-523 fatcat:irx47kzvwbbofbowchh7finhea

An Ontology-Based and Model-Driven Approach for Designing IT Service Management Systems

María-Cruz Valiente, Cristina Vicente-Chicote, Daniel Rodríguez
2011 International Journal of Service Science Management Engineering and Technology  
Ontology Engineering (OE) aims to formalize and make explicit the knowledge related to a particular domain.  ...  Currently, few projects applying a Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) approach start from high-level requirements models defined exclusively in terms of domain knowledge and business logic.  ...  of an element specified in their BPMN Ontology (Data Knowledge and Management, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.4018/jssmet.2011040104 fatcat:dwpgztbefzfw3bsjr6y3tbanqa

Cohabitation of Relational Databases and Domain Ontologies in the Semantic Web Context

Leila Zemmouchi-Ghomari
2018 Journal of Systems Integration  
On the other hand, ontology technology is the most promising solution for concretizing the Semantic Web vision; however, it has not been recognized as the Semantic Web data model thus far.  ...  This paper aims to bridge the gap between ontologies and databases in the context of the Semantic Web by highlighting their advantages and disadvantages, their complementarity, and the most popular means  ...  The OntER tool is a Java-based plug-in for building a conceptual model of a relational database from an ontology as an intermediate model.  ... 
doi:10.20470/jsi.v9i1.334 fatcat:2mw64w4ecbhprogngqrh5745mi

Integration of Heterogeneous Requirements using Ontologies

Ahmad Mustafa, Wan M.N., Noraini Ibrahim, Muhammad Arif, Muhammad Younas
2018 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
In this study, a framework has been proposed to integrate heterogeneous requirements by using local and global ontologies.  ...  Ontologies can be used to define information and knowledge semantics during the requirements engineering phases, such as analysis, specification, validation and management of requirements.  ...  Ontology has explicit classes and properties and used as a standard form for knowledge representation of concepts inside a domain.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2018.090528 fatcat:ygmg5bytqfe2le4i6azubgj5oa

Comprehending 3D and 4D ontology-driven conceptual models: An empirical study

Michaël Verdonck, Frederik Gailly, Sergio de Cesare
2020 Information Systems  
Overall, the results confirm that the choice of a foundational ontology can lead to significant differences in the interpretation and comprehension of the conceptual models produced.  ...  This paper presents an empirical study that investigates the extent to which the pragmatic quality of ontology-driven models is influenced by the choice of a particular ontology, given a certain understanding  ...  Group (NEMO), for their detailed reading and revisions of the respective BORO and UFO ontology-driven models applied in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.is.2020.101568 fatcat:bkinnva4rjbcpjfdlvo5qhdacu

Towards a Human Resource Development Ontology for Combining Competence Management and Technology-Enhanced Workplace Learning [chapter]

Andreas Schmidt, Christine Kunzmann
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we want to present such a reference ontology that builds on existing approaches and experiences from two case studies.  ...  Competencies as abstractions of work-relevant human behaviour have emerged as a promising concept for making human skills, knowledge and abilities manageable and addressable.  ...  Appendix: Notation Concept Fig. 1 . 1 Core part of the ontology: Modeling Competencies Fig. 5 . 5 Graphical notation for representing the ontology The OWL-DL ontology is released under a CreativeCommons  ... 
doi:10.1007/11915072_10 fatcat:6jxeb4s6t5f2bdgmfic34azzla

Knowledge modeling directed by situation-specific models

MICHEL BENAROCH
1998 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
From a knowledge engineering perspective it makes sense that the notion of an SSM should play a major role in the modeling of tasks.  ...  Second, the model captures strategic (or problem-solving) knowledge in declarative terms pertaining to the ontology of SSMs created for the task.  ...  This follows from the fact that a graphic notation of a goal model actually reflects the application ontology -the explicit list and organization of terms that constitute a representational scheme for  ... 
doi:10.1006/ijhc.1998.0205 fatcat:n36fc64nvrarrh6lgxzdb6tccu

Comparing traditional conceptual modeling with ontology-driven conceptual modeling: An empirical study

Michaël Verdonck, Frederik Gailly, Robert Pergl, Giancarlo Guizzardi, Beatriz Martins, Oscar Pastor
2019 Information Systems  
conceptual modeling technique and novice modelers trained in a traditional conceptual modeling technique.  ...  This paper conducts an empirical study that explores the differences between adopting a traditional conceptual modeling (TCM) technique and an ontology-driven conceptual modeling (ODCM) technique with  ...  Ontologies differ from conceptual models in several ways.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.is.2018.11.009 fatcat:sv3h3s6nlrb3zok4s6rquvwpg4

Supporting Collaborative Conceptualization Tasks through a Semantic Wiki Based Platform [chapter]

Carlos Sá, Carla Pereira, António Lucas Soares
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The platform is based on semantic web technologies and proposes a set of functionalities for importing, creating, manipulating, discussing and documenting conceptual models that can act e.g., as the specification  ...  collaborative modeling of conceptual models.  ...  In ConceptME users can select a collection of pre-classified resources for a project and retrieve relevant data from them.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16961-8_60 fatcat:qwiydvtlufao7pv2os4hnar35u

'Just Enough' Ontology Engineering [article]

P. Di Maio
2011 arXiv   pre-print
This paper introduces 'just enough' principles and 'systems engineering' approach to the practice of ontology development to provide a minimal yet complete, lightweight, agile and integrated development  ...  process, supportive of stakeholder management and implementation independence.  ...  and encoding of a correct conceptual model.  ... 
arXiv:1108.1488v1 fatcat:7rjhrtla2zfg7cxz6rkdcvq7na
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