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Application Domain Knowledge Modelling Using Conceptual Graphs

  • Irma Valatkaite
  • Olegas Vasilecas

Abstract

Recently a lot of efforts were directed towards finding a conceptual modelling language that would be simple to learn and use in information systems development process, but expressive enough in order to capture all aspects of domain knowledge. To model knowledge explicitly has become an important issue because information systems were started to be used not only for data processing activities but also for management purposes and long-term organisation development. The knowledge considered usually is related with different aspects of organisation — its processes of production, marketing, management, processes constraints, policies and guidelines, customers and suppliers. The knowledge of such domain considered in information systems should capture all aspects of the domain — its structure, the behaviour of objects in the domain, and the constraints that govern the behaviour. Thus, the complete description of the domain is achieved.

Keywords

Modelling Language Domain Knowledge Knowledge Model Business Rule Conceptual Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irma Valatkaite
    • 1
  • Olegas Vasilecas
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Systems LaboratoryVilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityVilniusLithuania

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