Information Modelling and Knowledge Bases IX

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Editors
Charrel, P.-J., Jaakkola, H., Kangassalo, H., Kawaguchi, E.
Pub. date
January 1998
Pages
353
Binding
hardcover
Volume
45 of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
ISBN print
978-90-5199-396-7
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science
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Information modelling is the essential part of information system design. Design methods, specification languages, and tools tend to become application dependent, aiming at integration of methodologies stretching traditional database design to advanced knowledge bases, and including use of logical languages, and process oriented system description.

The topics of the articles in this book cover a wide variety of themes in the domain of information modelling, specifications of information systems and knowledge bases, ranging from foundations and theories to systems construction and application studies. The contributions represent the following major themes:

  • the use of ontologies in knowledge modelling
  • concept modelling and conceptual modelling
  • database modelling: applications of object-oriented modelling
  • view integration and consistency checking
  • modelling multimedia and multimedia models
  • design methods
  • process modelling
  • formal systems.