Towards a general ontology of configuration

  title={Towards a general ontology of configuration},
  author={Timo Soininen and Juha Tiihonen and Tomi M{\"a}nnist{\"o} and Reijo Sulonen},
  journal={AI EDAM},
This article presents a generalized ontology of product configuration as a step towards a general ontology of configuration, which is needed to reuse and share configuration knowledge. The ontology presented consists of a set of concepts for representing the knowledge on a configuration and the restrictions on possible configurations. The ontology is based on a synthesis of the main approaches to configuration. Earlier approaches are extended with new concepts arising from our practical… CONTINUE READING
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