Ontology for Resource Self-organisation in Cyber-Physical-Social Systems

  • Nikolay Teslya
  • Alexander Smirnov
  • Tatiana Levashova
  • Nikolay Shilov
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 468)


Cyber-Physical-Social Systems (CPSSs) are expected to be context-aware. Sharable contexts lie at the heart of the context-aware systems. Ontologies provide means to create sharable ontology-based context models. Such ontologies are referred to as context ontologies. Context is an ontology-based model specified for actual settings. The present research inherits the idea of context ontologies usage for modelling context in CPSSs. In this work, an upper level context ontology for CPSSs is proposed. This ontology is applied in the domain of self-organising resource network. A case study from the area of proactive recommendation systems demonstrates the proposed approach.


Cyber-physical-social systems upper context ontology resource self-organization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikolay Teslya
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alexander Smirnov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tatiana Levashova
    • 1
  • Nikolay Shilov
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussian Federation
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussian Federation

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