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Classification and ontological aspects in software engineering

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dc.contributor.author Romay Rodríguez, María Pilar
dc.contributor.author Cuesta, Carlos E.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-09T11:00:36Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-09T11:00:36Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Romay, M. P., & Cuesta, C. E. (2006). Classification and ontological aspects in software engineering. In 2nd International Workshop on Philosophical Foundations of Information Systems Engineering (PhiSE 2006) (pp. 771-782). spa
dc.identifier.issn 16130073
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/5594
dc.description.abstract The organization of objects into classes and categories is an essential task in the process of forming concepts. Within computer science, this classification activity must be supported by a well-founded representation system; among the alternatives, ontologies appear as a particularly suitable choice. Classification has therefore an ontological nature, as it both defines a system of categories, in the philosophical sense, and is founded by some ontology, in the computational sense. However, there is an implicit duality; classes are both conceived within an ontological hierarchy and expressed as a linguistic structure. These often conflict. Our proposal is to tackle this problem by definining two orthogonal dimensions, namely an ontological one and a metalingistic one, to separate these perspectives. But once dimensions have been defined, some other proposals appear. For instance, different ontological hierarchies are perceived from different viewpoints and domains; a subjective dimension is therefore provided to include them. Similarly, the evolution of elements though the software lifecycle suggests to classify the outcomes of different phases; then a time-aware evolutionary dimension is also defined. These four coordinates provide a precise and flexible classification framework. We suggest that recent advances in Software Engineering, particularly model-driven approaches, require the definition of such a framework. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Classification and ontological aspects in software engineering spa
dc.type conferenceObject spa
dc.description.impact 0.116 SJR (2006) Q4, 151/200 Computer Science (miscellaneous) spa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Ingeniería del software spa
dc.subject.uem Informática spa
dc.subject.unesco Informática spa
dc.subject.unesco Programa de ordenador spa
dc.subject.unesco Tecnología de la información (programas) spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.relation.publisherversion http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-240/paper9.pdf spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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