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Modeling resources and capabilities in enterprise architecture: A well-founded ontology-based proposal for ArchiMate
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This paper presents an ontological analysis of the concepts introduced in that proposal, focusing in particular on the resource, capability and competence concepts. Expand
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Towards Ontological Foundations for the Conceptual Modeling of Events
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We present a foundational ontology of events termed UFO-B together with its axiomatization in first-order logic, and discuss its consistency, validation and possible uses. Expand
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Towards ontological foundations for conceptual modeling: The unified foundational ontology (UFO) story
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This paper describes a long-term research program on developing ontological foundations for conceptual modeling. Expand
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A commitment-based reference ontology for services
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We propose a commitment-based account of the notion of service captured in a core reference ontology called UFO-S. Expand
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From an Ontology of Service Contracts to Contract Modeling in Enterprise Architecture
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Service contracts bind parties legally, regulating their behavior in the scope of a (business) service relationship. Expand
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Transparent dynamic reconfiguration for CORBA
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We propose a Dynamic Reconfiguration Service for CORBA that allows the reconfiguration of a running system with maximum transparency for both client and server side developers. Expand
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Toward a well-founded theory for multi-level conceptual modeling
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We propose an axiomatic theory that can be considered a reference top-level ontology for types in multi-level conceptual modeling. Expand
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Platform-Independent Modelling in MDA: Supporting Abstract Platforms
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An MDA-based design approach should be able to accommodate designs at different levels of platform-independence. Expand
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A rule-based platform for situation management
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This paper introduces a platform for situation management, which supports the development of situation-aware applications by offering (i) design artifacts for situation type specification, and (ii) run-time support for situation lifecycle management (situation detection, which may involve composite situation pattern recognition). Expand
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Requirements traceability in model-driven development: Applying model and transformation conformance
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The variety of design artifacts produced in a model-driven design process results in an intricate relationship between requirements and the various models. Expand
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