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Ontology Summit 2012: Session-08 - Thu 2012-03-01     (1)

Summit Theme: OntologySummit2012: "Ontology for Big Systems"     (1A)

Track (Cross-Track-A2) & Session Title: Ontology for Federation and Integration of Systems     (1B)

Session Co-chair: Mr. CoryCasanave (Model Driven Solutions) and Mr. AnatolyLevenchuk ([[TechInvestLab]]) - intro slides     (1C)

Panelists ... with briefings from:     (1D)

  • Dr. TommiKarhela (VTT Technical Research Centre, FI) - "Ontology based Integration Platform for Modelling and Simulation - Simantics" - slides     (1E)
  • Mr. AnatolyLevenchuk ([[TechInvestLab]], RU) - "Ontology-based Systems Federation" - slides     (1F)
  • Mr. DennisWisnosky (DoD, US) - " Leveraging Semantic Technology across systems to meet the goal of having an 'executable, integrated, consumable, solution architecture' " - slides     (1G)
  • Mr. CoryCasanave (Model Driven Solutions, US) - "Semantic Information Modeling for Federation" - slides     (1H)

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Attendees     (1J)

Abstract     (1K)

Implementing Ontology Quality Measures in Big Systems Engineering     (1K1)

This is our 7th Ontology Summit, a joint initiative by NIST, Ontolog, NCOR, NCBO, IAOA & NCO_NITRD with the support of our co-sponsors. The theme adopted for this Ontology Summit is: "Ontology for Big Systems." The event today is our 8th virtual session.     (1K2)

The principal goal of the summit is to bring together and foster collaboration between the ontology community, systems community, and stakeholders of some of "big systems." Together, the summit participants will exchange ideas on how ontological analysis and ontology engineering might make a difference, when applied in these "big systems." We will aim towards producing a series of recommendations describing how ontologies can create an impact; as well as providing illustrations where these techniques have been, or could be, applied in domains such as bioinformatics, electronic health records, intelligence, the smart electrical grid, manufacturing and supply chains, earth and environmental, e-science, cyberphysical systems and e-government. As is traditional with the Ontology Summit series, the results will be captured in the form of a communiqu��, with expanded supporting material provided on the web.     (1K3)

This Track (X-Track-A2) will focus on the "Ontology for Federation and Integration of Systems" aspect and will attempt to bring together a cross-disciplinary group of experts to address the application of ontologies and semantic technologies to the federation, integration and sharing of processes, services and information across systems.     (1K4)

We plan to leverage this virtual session to explore the keys issues relating to:     (1K5)

  • Statements of real-world problems and use cases that demand federation and integration     (1K6)
  • Analysis of current standards and techniques (including semantic technologies) for solving federation and integration �� where these techniques are succeeding and where they are lacking     (1K7)
  • The viewpoint of experts on the application of ontologies and semantic technologies to the federation and integration problem elaborated with the required approaches, standards, tools and technologies     (1K8)
  • Terminologies and architectures supporting semantic integration and federation     (1K9)

... and discuss practical outcomes and next steps, and to help drive tangible output that can be contributed to the Summit, in terms of:     (1K10)

  • Categories of federation and integration use cases     (1K11)
  • Solution architectures that include the standards, technologies and methodologies that may provide solutions     (1K12)
  • Integration and federation terminology, and     (1K13)
  • Experiences from use cases and lessons learned     (1K14)

More details about this Summit at: OntologySummit2012 (home page for the summit)     (1K15)

Agenda     (1L)

Ontology Summit 2012 - Panel Session-08     (1L1)

  • Session Format: this is a virtual session conducted over an augmented conference call     (1L2)

Proceedings     (1M)

Please refer to the above     (1M1)

IM Chat Transcript captured during the session    (1M2)

see raw transcript here.     (1M2A)

(for better clarity, the version below is a [ re-organized and lightly edited chat-transcript].)     (1M2B)

Participants are welcome to make light edits to their own contributions as they see fit.     (1M2C)

-- begin in-session chat-transcript --     (1M2D)

-- end of in-session chat-transcript --     (1M2E)

  • Further Question & Remarks - please post them to the [ ontology-summit ] listserv     (1M2F)
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Audio Recording of this Session     (1N)

Additional Resources     (1O)

For the record ...     (1O5)

How To Join (while the session is in progress)     (1P)

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