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Achieving Enterprise Model Interoperability through the Model-Based Architecture Framework for Enterprises

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Achieving Enterprise Model Interoperability through the Model-Based Architecture Framework for Enterprises
This paper describes an ontology for enterprise modelling, The ontology has enabled conceptual integration of two different modelling methodologies, one based on UEML (Unified Enterprise Modelling Language), the other a UML profile for enterprise modelling for software development. The ontology, called Model-based Architecture Framework for Enterprises (MAFE), extends a general framework for model based architectures (MAF). It contains a minimal number of core concepts, which were found to be designated by numerous different terms in the two pre-existing methodologies. 1 Background and Motivation - The MAF Framework MAF [1] is a framework for describing enterprise and ICT architectures, based on the IEEE 1471 standard [2]. IEEE defines 'architecture' as the collection of the essential components of the enterprise, their interrelations and evolution over time [2]. MAF frameworks consist of: • a conceptual model (ontology) of architectural descriptions depicting the core conc...
Håvard D. Jørgensen, Oddrun Pauline O
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where CAISE
Authors Håvard D. Jørgensen, Oddrun Pauline Ohren
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