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In order to facilitate sharing of functional models, some functional taxonomies each of which provides a set of verbs for representing generic functions (called functional terms here) have been developed. Their examples include some sets of generally valid functions in the book written by Pahl and Beitz, Functional Basis (FB) developed by Hirtz et al. and(More)
This paper discusses ontology mapping between two taxonomies of functions of artifacts for the engineering knowledge management. The mapping is of two ways and has been manually established with deep semantic analysis based on a reference ontology of function for bridging the ontological gaps between the taxonomies. We report on the successful results(More)
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