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2007
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Know your Limits: Enhanced XML Modeling with Cardinality Constraints
XML Schema supports the specification of occurrence constraints by declaring values for its min/maxOccurs attributes. These constraints are structural in the sense that they rest...
Sebastian Link, Thu Trinh
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2007
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Metamodeling Integration Architecture for Open Biomedical Ontologies: The GO Extensions' Case Study
New technologies used in biology are generating huge quantities of data; up to two petabytes of overall data are to be expected by the end of the decade. Modern biology also has t...
Marie-Noëlle Terrasse, Marinette Savonnet, Er...
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2007
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Using Attributed Goal Graphs for Software Component Selection: An Application of Goal-Oriented Analysis to Decision Making
During software requirements analysis and design steps, developers and stakeholders have many alternatives of artifacts such as software component selection and should make decisi...
Kazuma Yamamoto, Motoshi Saeki
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2007
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Improving Environmental Decision-making: Bridging the Gap between Conceptual Modelling and Quantitative Analyses with Quasta
With regard to environmental decision-making, the field of conceptual modelling is primarily focused on representation and visualisation. As such, the ‘soft’ problem structuri...
Frank van Kouwen, Carel Dieperink, Paul P. Schot, ...
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2007
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A Conceptual Framework to Support Semantic Interoperability of Geospatial Datacubes
Today, we observe a wide use of geospatial databases that are implemented in many forms (e.g. transactional centralized systems, distributed databases, multidimensional datacubes)....
Tarek Sboui, Yvan Bédard, Jean Brodeur, Thi...
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2007
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PQM vs. BPQM: Studying the Tailoring of a General Quality Model to a Specific Domain
In this paper a comparative study carried out between a generic model for portal quality (PQM) and a specific model for eBanking portal quality (BPQM) is presented with the aim to ...
Coral Calero, Cristina Cachero, Julio Córdo...
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2007
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Seed-Based Generation of Personalized Bio-ontologies for Information Extraction
Abstract. Biologists usually focus on only a small, individualized, subdomain of the huge domain of biology. With respect to their sub-domain, they often need data collected from v...
Cui Tao, David W. Embley
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2007
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On Order Dependencies for the Semantic Web
We consider the problem of adding both equality and order generating dependencies to Web ontology languages such as OWL DL that are based on description logics. Such dependencies u...
David Toman, Grant E. Weddell
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2007
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As We May Link: A General Metamodel for Hypermedia Systems
Many hypermedia models have been proposed, including those specifically developed to model navigational aspects of web sites. But few hypermedia systems have been implemented base...
Beat Signer, Moira C. Norrie
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