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Using Ontologies to Integrate Multiple Enterprise Architecture Domains [chapter]

Gonçalo Antunes, Artur Caetano, Marzieh Bakhshandeh, Rudolf Mayer, José Borbinha
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
This paper proposes using ontologies to specify different enterprise architecture domains and to integrate and analyse these models.  ...  The demonstration shows that the architecture domains can be integrated and analysed through the use of ontologies.  ...  Cross-DSO integration occurs whenever more expressiveness is required to model a specific domain.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41687-3_8 fatcat:ao5nsyiphrdp7ltpstuoyvc2r4

An Ontology based Hybrid Approach to Derive Multidimensional Schema for Data Warehouse

M. Thenmozhi, K. Vivekanandan
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Due to the diversity of data source data integration has become a challenging task. Data warehouse system plays a vital role to integrate the data for making important business decisions.  ...  Our framework uses a hybrid approach where the reconciliation of requirements and data source are done at the early stage of design.  ...  Based on this they derive the MIO (Multidimensional Integrated Ontologies) along with the knowledge from external ontology sources and domain ontologies.  ... 
doi:10.5120/8590-2343 fatcat:f4ffj3rtuzgl7g7gbzz5w4fljm

A Proposal for a Unified Process for Ontology Building: UPON [chapter]

Antonio De Nicola, Michele Missikoff, Roberto Navigli
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A comparative evaluation with other methodologies, as well as the results of its adoption in the context of the Athena Integrated Project, are also discussed.  ...  To the end of making available large-scale, high quality domain ontologies, effective and usable methodologies are needed to facilitate the process of Ontology Building.  ...  Finally, an important aspect is the possibility of assessing the quality of an ontology built with the UPON methodology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11546924_64 fatcat:w7k463mslze3hoeqr6ri6wfghm

Ontology Development Strategies in Industrial Contexts [chapter]

Vladimir Tarasov, Ulf Seigerroth, Kurt Sandkuhl
2019 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The industrial context affects the process of ontology engineering in terms of business requirements and technical constraints.  ...  Such systems need to reflect the aligned business-IT view and create shared understanding of the domain. Ontologies are used as part of many knowledge-bases systems.  ...  Recommendation 2: In projects with many non-expert modellers as domain experts or end users, integrate a person/role with experience in explicating implicit knowledge or in participatory work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-04849-5_14 fatcat:etlwkrgwlbfrlgahfsnvvmucku

Combining Domain Ontologies and BPMN Models at the CIM Level to generate IFML Models

Naziha Laaz, Nassim Kharmoum, Samir Mbarki
2020 Procedia Computer Science  
Thus, the involvement of domain ontologies in this software development phase is key for a complete representation of the CIM level.  ...  Thus, the involvement of domain ontologies in this software development phase is key for a complete representation of the CIM level.  ...  Future works aim at integrating domain ontologies with other models in this level such as requirements models. Fig. 1 . 1 Our proposal Fig. 2.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.03.145 fatcat:773cxlqqmjdupiadbggrylxf2u

Using Ontologies to Model Data Protection Requirements in Workflows [chapter]

Cesare Bartolini, Robert Muthuri, Cristiana Santos
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The aim of this paper is to provide a bottom-up ontology describing the constituents of data protection domain and its relationships.  ...  Our contribution envisions a methodology to highlight the (new) duties of data controllers and foster the transition of IT-based systems, services, tools and businesses to comply with the new General Data  ...  In this work, the authors have presented two artifacts: an ontology to model data protection requirements, and an approach for integrating it into a workflow to express the GDPR requirements within a business  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-50953-2_17 fatcat:l5yo2jb5rjbp7j44mb5q3rjhpi

Ontologies for Semantically Interoperable Electronic Commerce [chapter]

Leo Obrst, Howard Liu, Robert Wray, Lori Wilson
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Finally, we discuss the interaction of ontologists and domain experts in the building of ontologies for business, and some of the tools available for developing ontologies.  ...  Second, we present arguments towards why 828 needs ontologies and the nature of the problems faced.  ...  With the use of ontologies, only M + N integrations have to be performed (each buyer or seller to the ontology). That is a huge savings in time, effort, and money for any business.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35621-1_33 fatcat:xrhzfgi6e5cfvcxsszt654rzo4

REquirements, Aspects and Software Quality: the REASQ model

Isi Castillo, Francisca Losavio, Alfredo Matteo, Jørgen Bøegh
2010 Journal of Object Technology  
All the modelling concepts are formalized into three related ontologies, representing the ambits of aspect-orientation, software quality and requirements engineering.  ...  (REquirements, Aspects and Software Quality) conceptual model, expressed in UML.  ...  In this sense, domain modeling with a focus on ontology is proposed towards a common language for reuse [13] .  ... 
doi:10.5381/jot.2010.9.4.a4 fatcat:63ue5c2vtje6pcaix3iyg7re2m

Creating Intelligent Business Systems by Utilising Big Data and Semantics

Qudamah Quboa, Nikolay Mehandjiev
2017 2017 IEEE 19th Conference on Business Informatics (CBI)  
Such data is now seen as a key business asset, since analysing it allows business decision makers to make choices with confidence.  ...  domain.  ...  This model will deal with the semantic extraction of Big Data sources and create the required data integration that allows data analysis to be carried out.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbi.2017.71 dblp:conf/wecwis/QuboaM17 fatcat:rrq6e24vvrgttjw66vbqxcpyli

The IT-Socket: Model-Based Realisation of the Business and IT Alignment Framework [chapter]

Robert Woitsch, Wilfrid Utz, Vedran Hrgovcic
2009 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
interpretable domain ontologies from graphical models and allowing automatic translation between domain ontologies.  ...  The goal was to allow the stakeholders from the business as well as IT perspective to model the requirements for the IT service provisioning using the modeling languages they are familiar with and to apply  ...  Such an ontology (the modelling ontology -marked with MO) is generated out of graphic model where each model was annotated with the previously available MLO.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-05352-8_19 fatcat:crryjgk3pvf3jci7x6mgk56f5y

Past, present and future of information and knowledge sharing in the construction industry: Towards semantic service-based e-construction?

Yacine Rezgui, Stefan Boddy, Matthew Wetherill, Grahame Cooper
2011 Computer-Aided Design  
The paper advocates the migration from data-centric application integration to ontology-based business process support, and proposes inter-enterprise collaboration architectures and frameworks based on  ...  A comparison between (a) the data centric characteristics of Product Data Technology (PDT) and (b) ontology with a focus on semantics, is given, highlighting the pros and cons of each approach.  ...  Together with the lower level Web Services protocols, these ontologies allow for the semi automated composition of aggregate services modelled in line with the business process requirements of specific  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cad.2009.06.005 fatcat:urnjcdbxcvdkvpjdyqngo5665i

APPLYING THE UNIFIED PROCESS TO LARGE-SCALE ONTOLOGY BUILDING

Michele Missikoff, Roberto Navigli
2005 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
To the end of making available large-scale domain ontologies, effective and usable methodologies are needed to facilitate the process of Ontology Building.  ...  A comparative evaluation with other methodologies, as well as the results of its adoption in the context of the European Interop Network of Excellence and Athena Integrated Project, are also discussed.  ...  In this workflow the modellers assess the compliance of the produced ontology artifact with respect to the user needs captured during requirements.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20050703-6-cz-1902.01534 fatcat:yculshy365crzkb6xukgqjqozi

Innovation in user-centered skills and performance improvement for sustainable complex service systems

Waldemar Karwowski, Tareq Z. Ahram
2012 Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation  
The rest of the paper cover topics in human factors and sustainable business process modeling for the service industry, and illustrates the user-centered service system development cycle with the integration  ...  Employee competence and skills are extremely important matters in view of the general shortage of talent and the mobility of employees with talent.  ...  Ontologies differ from taxonomies, an ontology is a full specification of a domain.  ... 
doi:10.3233/wor-2012-0063-3923 fatcat:bnpba7fwhncalia3gcwuk33cgm

Applying an MDA-based approach for enhancing the validation of business process models

Nemury Silega, Manuel Noguera
2021 Procedia Computer Science  
Furthermore, the application of MDA-guidelines could facilitate the integration of BPMN, a graphical notation for describing business process models widely accepted among business analysts, with a formal  ...  These systems deal with a wide number of business processes; thus, the modeling and validation of processes becomes a challenging task.  ...  Conclusions Business process modeling can take advantage of ontology-driven engineering methodologies and tool support in order to ensure models consistency and detection of errors in early stages of software  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2021.03.094 fatcat:frgzrmpvq5hjnl3m7kajix5uim

A Conceptual Framework for Aggregate Management of Virtual Enterprises [chapter]

Jorge P. Sousa, Américo L. Azevedo, António L. Soares
2001 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
An ontology based development approach is presented, assuming the role of conceptual guidance, both for the requirements analysis and design phases.  ...  There is a clear conceptual difference between the virtual enterprise model and the vertically integrated model.  ...  The ontology acts as the conceptual framework guiding the infonnation system development process, from the early requirements analysis phase to the design phase.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35399-9_38 fatcat:iai6lal57ndgfcvmklrdinkfqu
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