GEOPROFILE - UML Profile for Conceptual Modeling of Geographic Databases

Gustavo Breder Sampaio, Filipe Ribeiro Nalon, Jugurta Lisboa-Filho

Abstract

After many years of research in the field of conceptual modeling of geographic databases, experts have produced different alternatives of conceptual models. However, still today, there is no consensus on which is the most suitable one for modeling applications of geographic data, which brings up a number of problems for field advancement. A UML Profile allows a structured and precise UML extension, being an excellent solution to standardize domain-specific modeling, as it uses the entire UML infrastructure. This article presents the metamodel of a UML profile developed specifically for conceptual modeling of geographic databases called GeoProfile. This is not a definite proposal; we view this work as the first step towards the unification of the various existing models, aiming primarily at semantic interoperability.

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Breder Sampaio G., Ribeiro Nalon F. and Lisboa-Filho J. (2010). GEOPROFILE - UML Profile for Conceptual Modeling of Geographic Databases . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 409-412. DOI: 10.5220/0002854004090412


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@conference{iceis10,
author={Gustavo Breder Sampaio and Filipe Ribeiro Nalon and Jugurta Lisboa-Filho},
title={GEOPROFILE - UML Profile for Conceptual Modeling of Geographic Databases},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={409-412},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002854004090412},
isbn={978-989-8425-06-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - GEOPROFILE - UML Profile for Conceptual Modeling of Geographic Databases
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - Breder Sampaio G.
AU - Ribeiro Nalon F.
AU - Lisboa-Filho J.
PY - 2010
SP - 409
EP - 412
DO - 10.5220/0002854004090412