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CoOL: A Context Ontology Language to Enable Contextual Interoperability

  • Thomas Strang
  • Claudia Linnhoff-Popien
  • Korbinian Frank
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2893)

Abstract

This paper describes a context modelling approach using ontologies as a formal fundament. We introduce our Aspect-Scale-Context (ASC) model and show how it is related to some other models. A Context Ontology Language (CoOL) is derived from the model, which may be used to enable context-awareness and contextual interoperability during service discovery and execution in a proposed distributed system architecture. A core component of this architecture is a reasoner which infers conclusions about the context based on an ontology built with CoOL.

Keywords

Context Information Context Model Quality Aspect Context Ontology Context Provider 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Strang
    • 1
  • Claudia Linnhoff-Popien
    • 2
  • Korbinian Frank
    • 2
  1. 1.German Aerospace Center (DLR)OberpfaffenhofenGermany
  2. 2.Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU)MunichGermany

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