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Formal Support for Representing and Automating Semantic Interoperability [chapter]

Yannis Kalfoglou, Marco Schorlemmer
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We argue for a theoretical framework that favours the analysis and implementation of semantic interoperability scenarios relative to particular understandings of semantics.  ...  We discuss approaches to semantic heterogeneity and propose a formalisation of semantic interoperability based on the Barwise-Seligman theory of information flow.  ...  Schorlemmer is supported by a 'Ramón y Cajal' Fellowship from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-25956-5_4 fatcat:2lrxmvnhs5h7xjck56jwdnimym

Novel strategies for global manufacturing systems interoperability

Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves, Antonio Grilo, Keith Popplewell
2014 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
to support the collaborative manufacturing network lifecycle through service oriented software, and ultimately the provision of effective business interoperability.  ...  Such research can be categorised as addressing four broad topic areas: the Sensing Manufacturing Enterprise; Semantics and Knowledge Management in Manufacturing; Service Orientation and the Need for Negotiation  ...  , and Fundação da Ciência e Tecnologia for funding our research units.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-014-0948-x fatcat:2z77m74jl5eypnwl2trwxnh4ay

Ontologies and semantics for seamless connectivity

Michael Uschold, Michael Gruninger
2004 SIGMOD record  
We give a detailed introduction to ontologies, summarize the current state of the art for applying ontologies to achieve semantic connectivity and highlight some key challenges.  ...  In this paper, we argue that ontologies in particular and semantics-based technologies in general will play a key role in achieving seamless connectivity.  ...  Phil Bernstein, AnHai Doan, and several others helped clarify the differences between DB schema and ontologies.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1041410.1041420 fatcat:ykrnscxodbgdbhcmget5tie5ha

Semantically driven service interoperability for pervasive computing

Declan O'Sullivan, David Lewis
2003 Proceedings of the 3rd ACM international workshop on Data engineering for wireless and mobile access - MobiDe '03  
An interoperability problem of a similar scale is presented by the desire for a Semantic Web supporting autonomous machine communication over the WWW.  ...  This poses a very large interoperability problem for which solutions reliant solely on interoperability standards will not scale.  ...  However as ontologies represent semantics, then semantic interoperability can be achieved by runtime comparison of and inference about ontological information.  ... 
doi:10.1145/940924.940927 fatcat:xaabp3twebdgpfknbnvuzkgsvq

A Semantic Annotation Framework to Assist the Knowledge Interoperability along a Product Life Cycle

Yong Xin Liao, Mario Lezoche, Eduardo Rocha Loures, Hervé Panetto, Nacer Boudjlida
2014 Advanced Materials Research  
This paper addresses this drawback and introduces a framework that uses formalized semantic annotations to assist the knowledge interoperability along a product life cycle.  ...  Through the investigation of related works, the need for the formalization of semantic annotation was discovered.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the financial support provided by the Charles Hermite Research Federation (CNRS FR 3198) and the "Région Lorraine" local government in France, and by the  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/amr.945-949.424 fatcat:hmwnmvf32bbhpczj6jotn3p7ka

The RICORDO approach to semantic interoperability for biomedical data and models: strategy, standards and solutions

Bernard de Bono, Robert Hoehndorf, Sarala Wimalaratne, George Gkoutos, Pierre Grenon
2011 BMC Research Notes  
Findings: We outline the efforts of the PPME communities to achieve automated semantic interoperability for clinical resource documentation in collaboration with the RICORDO project.  ...  This work is contributing to the semantic interoperability of DMRs through ontology-based annotation by (i) supporting more effective navigation and re-use of clinical DMRs, as well as (ii) sustaining  ...  automated semantic interoperability between them.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-313 pmid:21878109 pmcid:PMC3192696 fatcat:aydgogleq5chdjgq65l6kgb3ye

Ontology-Based Exchange of Product Data Semantics

L. Patil, D. Dutta, R. Sriram
2005 IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering  
Current limitations and the directions for further research are discussed.  ...  First, product information is formalized into an explicit, extensible, and comprehensive product semantics representation language (PSRL). The PSRL is open and based on standard W3C constructs.  ...  Gruninger from NIST for his insight and expertise. They also thank all of the reviewers who helped to improve this publication through their feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tase.2005.849087 fatcat:7fpjnsvgrrdcvgepskqh5iagsy

Interoperability in Collaborative Networks: Independent and industry-specific initiatives – The case of the footwear industry

Claudia-Melania Chituc, César Toscano, Americo Azevedo
2008 Computers in industry (Print)  
Acknowledgements The first author acknowledges FCT for PhD grant BD/SFRH/ 19751/2004.  ...  The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable suggestions, which have enhanced the quality of the article.  ...  Four kinds of semantics are defined in [38] , considering a semantic continuum view: implicit; explicit and informal; explicit and formal for human processing; explicit and formal for machine processing  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2007.12.012 fatcat:pqm2jpgt3vfbjg2t3yxbldojgi

Making use of upper ontologies to foster interoperability between SKOS concept schemes

Salvador Sanchez‐Alonso, Elena Garcia‐Barriocanal, Miguel‐Angel Sicilia
2006 Online information review (Print)  
Although it provides a basic framework for building concept schemes, SKOS does not carry the strictly defined semantics of formal ontology languages and thus has a number of shortcomings to fully port  ...  The SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organization System) Core is a model for representing thesauri and similar types of knowledge organization systems as RDF graphs.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the LUISA EU project (FP6-027149) and also receives support from the University of Alcalá (project UAH-PI2005-070) and the Spanish Ministry of Education (project  ... 
doi:10.1108/14684520610675799 fatcat:6vwaubjm35cjzj4ykghw3pefvy

Project Abstract: Logic Atlas and Integrator (LATIN) [chapter]

Mihai Codescu, Fulya Horozal, Michael Kohlhase, Till Mossakowski, Florian Rabe
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
LATIN aims at developing methods, techniques, and tools for interfacing logics and related formal systems.  ...  The Base theory represents the type of formulas and the notion of truth for them.  ...  When browsing it, keep in mind that the logical framework, the formalizations in it, and the whole infrastructure processing them are ongoing work and thus subject to both constant improvement and temporary  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22673-1_24 fatcat:skw4utqpw5bs7cq6wlm4nrj7jq

An ontology-driven communication architecture for spontaneous interoperability in Home Automation systems

J. Juarez, J. A. Rodriguez-Mondejar, R. Garcia-Castro
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Emerging Technology and Factory Automation (ETFA)  
Current solutions to the interoperability problem in Home Automation systems are based on a priori agreements where protocols are standardized and later integrated through specific gateways.  ...  The architecture has been validated through a prototype and the main challenges for achieving complete spontaneous interoperability are also evaluated. KB 2 1 HTTP ^L^ | Client | D || D || D |  ...  For instance, some ontologies can represent the state of a device with a simple data attribute of a Device class, while others use a different class for representing states and then relate it with Device  ... 
doi:10.1109/etfa.2014.7005270 dblp:conf/etfa/JuarezRG14 fatcat:2btg6f6dyvhyfaypjpvjqvzbhe

Interoperable metadata semantics with meta-metadata

Yin Qu, Andruid Kerne, Andrew M. Webb, Aaron Herstein
2011 Proceedings of the 11th ACM symposium on Document engineering - DocEng '11  
We write a short meta-search program for integrating the search results, reranking them, and providing formatted HTML output. This provides an extensible formal and functional semantics for search.  ...  A use case involving integrating results from search engines illustrates how the meta-metadata language facilitates interoperable metadata semantics. Formal semantics can be hard to obtain directly.  ...  The meta-metadata runtime automates the process of structurally extracting, translating, and connecting metadata semantics to applications, supporting software development.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2034691.2034729 dblp:conf/doceng/QuKWH11 fatcat:mpp7cc2fjfdgdd3nk3l3t7cbua

Adapting BPEL4WS for the Semantic Web: The Bottom-Up Approach to Web Service Interoperation [chapter]

Daniel J. Mandell, Sheila A. McIlraith
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Building on BPEL4WS, we present integrated Semantic Web technology for automating customized, dynamic binding of Web services together with interoperation through semantic translation.  ...  fully automated Web service interoperation.  ...  We would like to acknowledge Jessica Jenkins for her help in writing DAML-S queries and profiles and Rob McCool for his help in integrating DQL with JTP.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39718-2_15 fatcat:jxzygqrmtff3lmtiswaitbgssa

An Ontology-Based Framework for Virtual Enterprise Integration and Interoperability

Abadi Asmae, Ben-Azza Hussain, Sekkat Souhail, Zemmouri El Moukhtar
2016 Journal of Communication and Computer  
Therefore, our aim in this paper is to propose a new ontology-based framework, exploiting the expressiveness of ontologies to ensure collaboration and semantic interoperability between partners and using  ...  Virtual enterprise integration and interoperability between its different information systems are the first systemic paradigms to achieve a successful collaborative product development.  ...  The ontology constitutes the center of the proposed methodology and it played two major roles: An integrator, allowing to solve semantic interoperability problems and an efficient support for the decision-making  ... 
doi:10.17265/1548-7709/2016.04.004 fatcat:s3ielyykxzd4vbra2rfwo444hu

Ontology, Ontologies and the "I" of FAIR

Giancarlo Guizzardi
2019 Data Intelligence  
represented in information artifacts and, on the other hand, of (ii) Ontology, as a discipline proposing formal meth- ods and theories for clarifying these conceptualizations and articulating their representations  ...  In this paper, I discuss the importance, and propose a characterization of the notion of Semantic Interoperability.  ...  Figure 3 . 3 Ontology-Supported Semantic Interoperability.  ... 
doi:10.1162/dint_a_00040 fatcat:p7zsuqqg6vcxrbu7yfv2vj7uou
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