Developing Consistent and Modular Software Models with Ontologies

  title={Developing Consistent and Modular Software Models with Ontologies},
  author={Robert Hoehndorf and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo and Heinrich Herre},
The development and verification of software models that are ap plicable across multiple domains remains a difficult problem. We propo se a novel approach to model-driven software development based on ontolog ies and Semantic Web technology. Our approach uses three ontologies to define software models: a task ontology, a domain ontology and a top-level ontology. Th e task ontology serves as the conceptual model for the software, the domain ontology p rovides domainspecific knowledge and the top… CONTINUE READING


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