By Bernard P. Zeigler, Phillip E. Hammonds
Info Engineering has develop into an important and important task for enterprise, engineering, and clinical agencies because the movement to provider orientated structure and net prone strikes into complete swing. significantly, the U.S. division of security is mandating that every one of its companies and contractors think a defining presence at the Net-centric worldwide details Grid. This publication offers the 1st functional method of information engineering and modeling, which helps interoperabililty with shoppers of the information in a carrier- orientated architectures (SOAs). even supposing XML (eXtensible Modeling Language) is the lingua franca for such interoperability, it's not enough by itself. The procedure during this e-book addresses severe ambitions corresponding to making a unmarried illustration for a number of purposes, designing types able to aiding dynamic techniques, and harmonizing legacy info types for web-based co-existence. The technique is predicated at the process Entity constitution (SES) that is a well-defined constitution, technique, and useful instrument with the entire performance of UML (Unified Modeling Language) and few of the drawbacks. The SES originated within the formal illustration of hierarchical simulation types. So it presents an axiomatic formalism that allows automating the advance of XML dtds and schemas, composition and decomposition of enormous facts versions, and research of commonality between structures.
Zeigler and Hammond comprise more than a few beneficial properties to profit their readers. typical language, graphical and XML different types of SES specification are hired to permit mapping of legacy meta-data. genuine international examples and case reports offer perception into information engineering and try out evaluate in a variety of software domain names. Comparative info is equipped on strategies of ontologies, modeling and simulation, introductory linguistic heritage, and aid concepts permit programmers to paintings with complex instruments within the zone. the web site of the Arizona middle for Integrative Modeling and Simulation, co-founded by means of Zeigler in 2001, offers hyperlinks to downloadable software program to accompany the publication.
* the single sensible advisor to integrating XML and net providers in facts engineering
* Introduces linguistic degrees of interoperability for powerful details exchange
* Covers the interoperability criteria mandated via nationwide and foreign corporations
* enhances Zeigler's vintage thought OF MODELING AND SIMULATION
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This represents a departure from earlier applications of formal logic that employed belief revision mechanisms to maintain logical consistency under the addition of new knowledge. Two research projects at Stanford University implement an OKBC-compatible knowledge model and OWL. 18 Summary We have briefly reviewed some commonly employed languages/ environments for ontology development. 8. The inclusion relationships reflect the distinction between lightweight and heavyweight ontologies as defined by,8 where the latter go beyond the former in that they include axioms and constraints to restrict the ontology’s set of models.
The only drawback to this type of system would be the inability of older systems to use the new functionality included in the newer editions of the XML transmission. In contrast, a change in an NITF-based metadata specification most likely requires expensive reprogramming because of the intrinsic position-based interdependence of data elements. The objective of characterizing NITF within an XML framework requires formulating such a characterization to be as compliant as possible with existing relevant standards.
We then replace the individual slots in CommunityClassFrame with a single slot, pairedRel, that takes on instances of likesDislikesPair as values (as specified by a ValueType facet). We now can associate facets with the pairedRel slot that place the desired constraints on interaction between its encapsulated relations, likes and dislikes. Exercise Suppose that you only want to enforce irreflexivity on the likes relation. 7 change? 7 Introducing Slots to Hold Facets for Constraining Likes/Dislikes Interaction Exercise Develop an OKBC ontology for the customer/order/payment example — first, without enforcing the ternary “don’t overcharge the customer” axiom, and then with such enforcement.
Modeling & Simulation-Based Data Engineering: Introducing Pragmatics into Ontologies for Net-Centric Information Exchange by Bernard P. Zeigler, Phillip E. Hammonds