TOWARDS A COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE FOR ENGINEERING SECURE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES

Widura Schwittek, Holger Schmidt, Stefan Eicker, Maritta Heisel

Abstract

Interdisciplinary communities involve people and knowledge from different disciplines in addressing a common challenge. Differing perspectives, processes, methods, tools, vocabularies, and standards are problems that arise in this context. We present an approach to support bringing together disciplines based on a common body of knowledge (CBK), in which knowledge from different disciplines is collected, integrated, and structured. The novelty of our approach is twofold: first, it introduces a CBK ontology, which allows one to semantically enrich contents in order to be able to query the CBK in a more elaborate way afterwards. Second, it heavily relies on user participation in building up a CBK, making use of the Semantic MediaWiki as a platform to support collaborative writing. The CBK ontology is backed by a conceptual framework, consisting of concepts to structure the knowledge, to provide access options to it, and to build up a common terminology. To ensure a high quality of the provided contents and to sustain the community’s commitment, we further present organizational means as part of our approach. We demonstrate our work using the example of a Network of Excellence EU project, which aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners from services computing, security and software engineering.

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in Harvard Style

Schwittek W., Schmidt H., Eicker S. and Heisel M. (2011). TOWARDS A COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE FOR ENGINEERING SECURE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-81-2, pages 369-374. DOI: 10.5220/0003666303690374


in Bibtex Style

@conference{kmis11,
author={Widura Schwittek and Holger Schmidt and Stefan Eicker and Maritta Heisel},
title={TOWARDS A COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE FOR ENGINEERING SECURE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={369-374},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003666303690374},
isbn={978-989-8425-81-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)
TI - TOWARDS A COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE FOR ENGINEERING SECURE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES
SN - 978-989-8425-81-2
AU - Schwittek W.
AU - Schmidt H.
AU - Eicker S.
AU - Heisel M.
PY - 2011
SP - 369
EP - 374
DO - 10.5220/0003666303690374