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Designing an Ontology for Semantic Integration of Various Conceptual Models

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Ontologies and conceptual modelling are very close areas in software engineering. This paper is focused on initial steps towards the integration of conceptual models by the foundation of Ontology for Conceptual Models Integration to capture the knowledge about various conceptual modelling languages, including process, event, and object-role modelling. It is based on previous work in this area and has an ambitious goal to allow semantic integration of conceptual models made in different languages to cover more aspects and details of the problem domain. The presented contribution consists of the related work research, the initial ontology designed to be easily extensible, and related ideas for future work based on this foundation. We foresee this ontology to help also with using various conceptual models to create complete, consistent, and requisite software implementation in an automated way.

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  • Ontology
  • Conceptual modelling
  • Integration
  • Mapping

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This research was supported by the grant of Czech Technical University in Prague No. SGS17/211/OHK3/3T/18.

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Suchánek, M. (2019). Designing an Ontology for Semantic Integration of Various Conceptual Models. In: Pergl, R., Babkin, E., Lock, R., Malyzhenkov, P., Merunka, V. (eds) Enterprise and Organizational Modeling and Simulation. EOMAS 2019. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 366. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35646-0_1

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