WoM: An Open Interactive Platform for Describing, Exploring, and Sharing Mathematical Models

  • Jean-Marie Gaillourdet
  • Thomas Grundmann
  • Martin Memmel
  • Karsten Schmidt
  • Arnd Poetzsch-Heffter
  • Stefan Deßloch
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6884)


Mathematical models play an increasingly important role in science and engineering. In this paper, we present WoM, a platform for building up knowledge repositories for searching, exploring, combining, and sharing such models. In contrast to similar efforts, WoM supports a well-defined semi-structured representation for mathematical models, which acts as a solid foundation for intelligent web-based presentation, browsing, search, simulation/visualization, and Web community capabilities. We envision WoM to provide a foundation for future design flows and engineering processes using standardized, composable, and computer-supported models.


Simulation Program Label Transition System Model Platform Informal Description Knowledge Repository 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Marie Gaillourdet
    • 1
  • Thomas Grundmann
    • 1
  • Martin Memmel
    • 2
    • 3
  • Karsten Schmidt
    • 1
  • Arnd Poetzsch-Heffter
    • 1
  • Stefan Deßloch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of KaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Knowledge Management DepartmentDFKI GmbHKaiserslauternGermany
  3. 3.University of KaiserslauternGermany

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