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Preserving Multi-view Consistency in Diagrammatic Knowledge Representation

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Multi-view conceptual modeling provides means for representing, with diagrammatic means, the knowledge describing a “system under study” whose complexity cannot be captured in a single comprehensible representation. Typical examples are available in the field of enterprise modeling, where models are inherently layered or partitioned, a feature that must be enabled at meta-modeling level by means of abstraction and decomposition. Multi-view modeling must provide means for coping with the complexity of enterprise knowledge representations through consistency preservation techniques across multiple, interrelated views. The paper at hand formulates the conceptual functions fulfilled by multi-view modeling and provides a demonstrative implementation in the context of the Semantic Object Model enterprise modeling method.


  • Multi-view modeling
  • Diagrammatic knowledge representation
  • Metamodeling

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Bork, D., Buchmann, R., Karagiannis, D. (2015). Preserving Multi-view Consistency in Diagrammatic Knowledge Representation. In: Zhang, S., Wirsing, M., Zhang, Z. (eds) Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management. KSEM 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 9403. Springer, Cham.

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