This document is intended to establish a set of usage scenarios and goals to motivate development of the Ontology Definition Metamodel (ODM). The contents of the final version of this document will be incorporated in the ODM specification to provide context for its application and use.
The Ontology Definition Metamodel (ODM) defines a set of UML metamodels and profiles for development of RDF and OWL. The UML profiles in the ODM specification adapt UML notations to provide a form of visual representation for RDF and OWL. Recently, the ODM Revision Task Force (RTF) has been focused on addressing remaining open issues and usability concerns… (More)