Bridging UML Profile Based Models and OWL Ontologies in Model-driven Development – Industrial Control Application

David Hästbacka, Seppo Kuikka

Abstract

Model-driven development is considered to improve productivity and quality in software application development. The increasing complexity in models and the number of modeling methods used requires new approaches for knowledge management to make the handling of models easier both during design and run-time. Modeling in MDD shares characteristics with ontology development. This paper discusses UML based models used in MDD and their relationship to OWL ontologies. A concept is proposed how to create ontologies corresponding to these models and how they can be used concurrently in supporting the application development. The main principle of the approach is the distinct separation of knowledge in the domain model and model instances. As a result the instance model transformations can be kept simple and corresponding ontology representations of application models can be used to support the development. Applications of the approach to model-driven development and engineering of industrial control applications are also discussed.

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Hästbacka D. and Kuikka S. (2011). Bridging UML Profile Based Models and OWL Ontologies in Model-driven Development – Industrial Control Application . In Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Information Value Management, Future Trends of Model-Driven Development, Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems and Modelling and Simulation, Verification and Validation - Volume 1: FTMDD, (ICEIS 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-60-7, pages 13-23. DOI: 10.5220/0003561900130023


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@conference{ftmdd11,
author={David Hästbacka and Seppo Kuikka},
title={Bridging UML Profile Based Models and OWL Ontologies in Model-driven Development – Industrial Control Application},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Information Value Management, Future Trends of Model-Driven Development, Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems and Modelling and Simulation, Verification and Validation - Volume 1: FTMDD, (ICEIS 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={13-23},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003561900130023},
isbn={978-989-8425-60-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Information Value Management, Future Trends of Model-Driven Development, Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems and Modelling and Simulation, Verification and Validation - Volume 1: FTMDD, (ICEIS 2011)
TI - Bridging UML Profile Based Models and OWL Ontologies in Model-driven Development – Industrial Control Application
SN - 978-989-8425-60-7
AU - Hästbacka D.
AU - Kuikka S.
PY - 2011
SP - 13
EP - 23
DO - 10.5220/0003561900130023