A Methodology for Standards-Driven Metamodel Fusion

  • András Pataricza
  • László Gönczy
  • András Kövi
  • Zoltán Szatmári
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6918)

Abstract

This paper describes a model-driven development methodology that supports the design, implementation and maintenance of complex, evolving systems. The key asset in this methodology is a domain specific design ontology which incorporates multiple aspects of the system under design. The methodology considers different input data and metamodels during the information fusion and uniformization.

The aim of this ontology building is threefold: i) it helps the early phase of system design and modeling, ii) it provides a basis for conformance check and validation, and iii) facilitates the generation of skeletons (data mode, service interface, process structure, business rules and assertions, etc.) which are conform with the standards and domain requirements.

The methodology is illustrated on an example logistics system of the e-Freight European project.

Keywords

Model Driven Engineering Role of Ontologies in Modelling Activities Domain Specific Modeling 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    e-Freight: European e-Freight capabilities for Co-modal transport, FP7 SST-2008-TREN-1, Grant no.: 233758 (2011), http://www.efreightproject.eu/
  2. 2.
    Bendriss, S., Benabdelhafid, A., Boukachour, J.: Information system for freight traceability management in a multimodal transportation context. In: Int. Conf. Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA 2009, pp. 869–873 (2009)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Bonnard, P., Citeau, H., Dehors, S., Heymans, S., Korf, R., Pührer, J., Eiter, T.: D3.1 state-of-the-art survey of issues. Tech. rep., ONTORULE project (2009)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Cerbah, F.: Mining the content of relational databases to learn ontologies with deeper taxonomies. In: Int. Conf. on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, WI-IAT 2008, vol. 1, pp. 553–557 (2008)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Gaaevic, D., Djuric, D., Devedzic, V., Selic, B.: Model Driven Architecture and Ontology Development. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Secaucus (2006)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    International Maritime Organization. Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, FAL (2011), http://goo.gl/oDGdW
  7. 7.
    Knublauch, H., Rose, T.: Round-trip engineering of ontologies for knowledge-based systems. In: Ruhe, G., Bomarius, F. (eds.) SEKE 1999. LNCS, vol. 1756. Springer, Heidelberg (2000)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Nandi, P., Koenig, D., Moser, S., Hull, R., Klicnik, V., Claussen, S., Kloppmann, M., Vergo, J.: Data4BPM, Part 1: Introducing Business Entities and the Business Entity Definition Language (BEDL). Tech. rep., IBM Developerworks (2010)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    National Institute of Standards and Technology. Integrated DEFinition Methods IDEF-0 (2011), http://www.idef.com/IDEF0.htm
  10. 10.
    Soares, M., Vrancken, J.: Model-Driven User Requirements Specification using SysML. Journal of Software 3(6) (2008)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    The DARPA Agent Markup Language Homepage (DAML). Transportation Ontology (2011), http://www.daml.org/ontologies/409
  12. 12.
    Wang, H., Payne, T., Gibbins, N., Saleh, A.: Formal Specification of OWL-S with Object-Z: The Dynamic Aspect. In: Benatallah, B., Casati, F., Georgakopoulos, D., Bartolini, C., Sadiq, W., Godart, C. (eds.) WISE 2007. LNCS, vol. 4831, pp. 237–248. Springer, Heidelberg (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Wang, H.H., Saleh, A., Payne, T., Gibbins, N.: Formal specification of OWL-S with Object-Z: the static aspect. In: Int. Conf. on Web Intelligence, pp. 431–434 (2007)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • András Pataricza
    • 1
  • László Gönczy
    • 1
  • András Kövi
    • 1
  • Zoltán Szatmári
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Measurement and Information SystemsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

Personalised recommendations