KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING USING THE UML PROFILE - Adopting the Model-Driven Architecture for Knowledge-Based System Development

Mohd Syazwan Abdullah, Richard Paige, Ian Benest, Chris Kimble

Abstract

Knowledge engineering (KE) activities are essential to the process of building intelligent systems; it conceptual modelling is exploited so that the problem-solving techniques used may be understood. This paper discusses platform independent conceptual modelling of a knowledge intensive application, focusing on knowledge-based systems (actually, a rule-based KBS) in the context of a model-driven architecture (MDA). It emphasises the use of problem-solving methods for developing the knowledge-level models. An extension to the Unified Modeling Language (UML), using its profile extension mechanism, is presented. The profile discussed in this paper has been successfully implemented in the eXecutable Modelling Framework (XMF) – a Meta-Object-Facility (MOF) based UML tool. A case study demonstrates the use of this profile; the prototype is implemented in the Java Expert System Shell (Jess).

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Syazwan Abdullah M., Paige R., Benest I. and Kimble C. (2006). KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING USING THE UML PROFILE - Adopting the Model-Driven Architecture for Knowledge-Based System Development . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-42-9, pages 74-81. DOI: 10.5220/0002447100740081


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@conference{iceis06,
author={Mohd Syazwan Abdullah and Richard Paige and Ian Benest and Chris Kimble},
title={KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING USING THE UML PROFILE - Adopting the Model-Driven Architecture for Knowledge-Based System Development},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={74-81},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002447100740081},
isbn={978-972-8865-42-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING USING THE UML PROFILE - Adopting the Model-Driven Architecture for Knowledge-Based System Development
SN - 978-972-8865-42-9
AU - Syazwan Abdullah M.
AU - Paige R.
AU - Benest I.
AU - Kimble C.
PY - 2006
SP - 74
EP - 81
DO - 10.5220/0002447100740081