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Modeling of complex systems II: A minimalist and unified semantics for heterogeneous integrated systems

Boris Golden, Marc Aiguier, Daniel Krob
2012 Applied Mathematics and Computation  
The purpose of this paper is to contribute to a unified formal framework for complex systems modeling. To this aim, we define a unified semantics for systems including integration operators.  ...  complex overall behaviors (e.g. cellular automatas), the second one (that will also be ours) is centered on giving a precise semantics to the notion of system and to the integration of systems to build  ...  Conclusion We have introduced a minimalist and unified semantics for heterogeneous integrated systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.amc.2012.01.048 fatcat:2wys4pfurfgj5d2xhxa4x5t26y

Unified Feature Modeling as a Basis for Managing Complex System Families

Mark-Oliver Reiser, Ramin Tavakoli Kolagari, Matthias Weber
2007 International Workshop on Variability Modelling of Software-Intensive Systems  
The advantages of designing an interface in terms of programs over an interface expressed as a data structure using conventions such as XML are also discussed.  ...  This approach is practical for family-design and can make configuration-management easier.  ...  Acknowledgement This research is partially carried out in the Cluster of Excellence 'Dependable adaptive Systems and Mathematical Modeling' project, which is funded by the Program 'Wissen schafft Zukunft  ... 
dblp:conf/vamos/ReiserKW07 fatcat:ptt2ela7nzbzxmpo2kksaozwmy

Flexible Event-Based Threading for QoS-Supporting Middleware [chapter]

Thorsten Kramp, Rainer Koster
1999 Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems II  
COOL JAZZ combines support for concurrency, communication, and signal handling within a unified event-based processing model inspired by SDL.  ...  designed for easy customisation and on which more specific middleware platforms for distributed heterogeneous environments with QoS-requirements can be built.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are indebted to the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments, to Lothar Baum and Holger Peine for their valuable feedback on earlier versions of this paper, and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35565-8_4 fatcat:bjhekgx7rfd2dc4xpn26gqoncy

Manufacturing Execution System Integration through the Standardization of a Common Service Model for Cyber-Physical Production Systems

Richárd Beregi, Gianfranco Pedone, Borbála Háy, József Váncza
2021 Applied Sciences  
In this paper, we propose a basic methodology for universally modeling, digitalizing, and integrating services offered by a variety of isolated workcells into a single, standardized, and augmented production  ...  The result is a reliable, reconfigurable, and interoperable manufacturing architecture, which privileges Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture (OPC UA) and its rich possibilities for information  ...  vocabulary in service integration and interoperability semantics (see Section 3.2); (ii) Realization of such service integration model as the core of a new, minimalistic concept of MES, which is based  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11167581 fatcat:xk7dvwmfrve2djgfjmzoxqwx2y

Advancing IoT Platforms Interoperability [chapter]

Ovidiu Vermesan
2018 Advancing IoT Platforms Interoperability  
IoT software platforms include the integration of heterogeneous sensors/actuators; various Advancing IoT Platforms Interoperability 12 communication protocols abstract all those complexities and present  ...  Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) providers and Platform as a Service (PaaS) providers have solutions for IoT developers covering different application areas.  ...  It is a service-oriented middleware, able to integrate several functional subsystems into a unified IP based platform. System integration platform to wrap around different city data sources.  ... 
doi:10.13052/rp-9788770220057 fatcat:ywidi6swsfboxpqwoq5qsddgbu

Information Integration and Computational Logic [article]

Yannis Dimopoulos, Antonis Kakas
2001 arXiv   pre-print
Information Integration is a young and exciting field with enormous research and commercial significance in the new world of the Information Society.  ...  Information from disparate heterogeneous sources often with no a-priori common schema needs to be synthesized in a flexible, transparent and intelligent way in order to respond to the demands of a query  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is a follow up of a survey on the subject of Information Integration carried out by Compulog-Net within its wider effort to identify future promising technological developments  ... 
arXiv:cs/0106025v1 fatcat:u275rpw5i5c3xg7jjn636y53um

Service Oriented Integration of Distributed Heterogeneous IT Systems in Production Engineering Using Information Standards and Linked Data

Navid Shariat Zadeh, Lars Lindberg, Jad El-Khoury, Gunilla Sivard
2017 Modelling and Simulation in Engineering  
While design of production systems based on digital models brings benefits, the communication of models comes with challenges since models typically reside in a heterogeneous IT environment using different  ...  Coping with heterogeneity requires a smart integration strategy. One main paradigm to integrate data and IT systems is to deploy information standards.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful for support of VINNOVA (The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems), Scania (Swedish truck manufacturing company), and XPRES (Initiative for Excellence  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/9814179 fatcat:57fieicwbbeinijlivalzkyh2i

Hierarchical knowledge-oriented specification for information integration [chapter]

Madalina Croitoru, Ernesto Compatangelo
2006 Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXII  
We present a novel methodology for manipulating sources in a knowledge integration scenario.  ...  First we define and exploit an appropriate data model -Knowledge Oriented Specification -for representing and querying the data sources without having to align their background knowledge.  ...  Investigating the use of natural language processing techniques for studying the user queries in order to automatically define the integration hierarchies, promises to be a fruitful future area of research  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-84628-226-3_6 dblp:conf/sgai/CroitoruC05 fatcat:s3e4ec6u4baztclpp5iecnnwsm

Alternative Minimalist Visions of Language [chapter]

Ray Jackendoff
2011 Non-Transformational Syntax  
An alternative minimalist approach, based on more robust basic principles and a constructionist view of the relation between lexicon and grammar, offers a more satisfactory starting point on grounds of  ...  The Minimalist Program proposes to rebuild a theory of the language capacity from absolutely minimal assumptions.  ...  The theory must account for the full complexity of adult language. The more complex competence proves to be, the more there is to explain for a theory of acquisition.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781444395037.ch7 fatcat:443khs22wnfunbguzargebprey

Pilot-Data: An Abstraction for Distributed Data [article]

Andre Luckow, Mark Santcroos, Ashley Zebrowski, Shantenu Jha
2013 arXiv   pre-print
We propose the concept of Pilot-Data to address the fundamental challenges of co-placement and scheduling of data and compute in heterogeneous and distributed environments with interoperability and extensibility  ...  We demonstrate how the concept of Pilot-Data also provides the basis upon which to build tools and support capabilities like affinity which in turn can be used for advanced data-compute co-placement and  ...  SJ acknowledges UK EPSRC via for supporting the e-Science Research themes "Distributed Programming Abstractions" & 3DPAS and earlier support of the SAGA project.  ... 
arXiv:1301.6228v3 fatcat:6snjgnxbgjf6hikhtck6jloyxm

Lexical Information from a Minimalist Point of View [chapter]

Manfred Bierwisch, Chris Wilder, Hans-Martin Gärtner, Manfred Bierwisch
1996 The Role of Economy Principles in Linguistic Theory  
reference based (model theoretic) semantics.  ...  There are now a number of possibilities concerning the status of R-P II and its relation to R-P I: (79) (a) Both R-P I and R-P II apply equally to lexical entries and complex expressions, such that there  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783050072173-010 fatcat:pll6astpfjalxbhmacgj7h245u

A layered formal framework for modeling of cyber-physical systems

George Ungureanu, Ingo Sander
2017 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2017  
Several formal models exist for description and analysis of these aspects, but they focus mainly on a single or only a few system properties.  ...  This yields a holistic, fine-grained, hierarchical and structured view of a cyber-physical system. We demonstrate the various benefits for modeling, analysis and synthesis through a typical example.  ...  This allows to define a minimalistic layered formal framework for describing CPS that: 1) conveys a fine-grained and analyzable view of a heterogeneous system's functionality; 2) abstracts behavior through  ... 
doi:10.23919/date.2017.7927270 dblp:conf/date/UngureanuS17 fatcat:a3cvydoaf5amhgmwhrnsn3ifpy

Problem solving methods in a global networked age

John Domingue, Dieter Fensel
2009 Artificial intelligence for engineering design, analysis and manufacturing  
In short, PSMs provide a solid foundation for creating a semantic layer supporting planetary-scale networks.  ...  Within a second large European project we are extending our semantic service work using the principles underlying the Web and Web 2.0 to transform the Web from a Web of data to one where services are managed  ...  Media Institute at Open University and at Semantic Technology Institute Innsbruck and Semantic Technology Institute International.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0890060409990060 fatcat:ti5jmsmtuvgtroze7q3kcopmya

I-Semantics: Foundational Questions

Adriano Marques da Silva
2019 Studia Semiotyczne  
DOI: http://doi.org/10.26333/sts.xxxi2.05 What is the scope of a semantic theory consistent with the theoretical assumptions adopted by the generative program?  ...  Therefore, in order to account for the explanatory role of syntax in the generative program it is necessary to review certain foundational assumptions commonly accepted in formal semantics.  ...  Chomsky (2000) discusses a number of points related to contemporary semantics and ponders on the general format of semantics within the generative, Minimalist Program. 7 In this model, the faculty of  ... 
doaj:5ca3bb984dea4eb588e9c32d07bf4baa fatcat:gmyfxybpvbfahl3z36m7cos5qi

Distributed management and representation of data and context in robotic applications

Andre Dietrich, Sebastian Zug, Siba Mohammad, Jorg Kaiser
2014 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
To cope with this diversity, we developed a solution capable of storing and accessing data within a distributed environment by providing additional context information.  ...  Consequently, we have to develop new mechanisms for adaptive data and context handling.  ...  This data is separated in two distinct database systems, one based on Apache Hadoop 16 , for storing data hierarchically and a graph database for storing complex semantic relations between data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2014.6942700 dblp:conf/iros/DietrichZMK14 fatcat:5eg6tyco4rc5npxgoxcxkuqeee
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