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Title Conceptual Modeling : 34th International Conference, ER 2015, Stockholm, Sweden, October 19-22, 2015, Proceedings / edited by Paul Johannesson, Mong Li Lee, Stephen W. Liddle, Andreas L. Opdahl, Óscar Pastor López.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 614 pages) : illustrations
Series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 0302-9743 ; 9381
LNCS sublibrary. SL 3, Information systems and applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI
Lecture notes in computer science ; 9381. 0302-9743
LNCS sublibrary. SL 3, Information systems and applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Entity-relationship modeling -- Congresses.
Computer science.
Algorithms.
Database management.
Data mining.
Information retrieval.
Information organization.
Pattern perception.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Intro; Preface; Conference Organization; Keynote Abstract; Conceptual Modelling in the Digital Age; Contents; Keynotes; Why Philosophize; Why not Just Model?; Abstract; 1 Context; 2 Conceptual Modelling Starts with Concepts; 2.1 Concepts in Philosophy; 2.2 Concepts in Ontology Engineering; 3 Foundational Ontologies; 3.1 Endurants Versus Perdurants; 3.2 Importance of Identity for Foundational Ontologies; 3.3 Ontology-Based Conceptual Modelling; 4 Speech Acts and Language Use; 5 Discussion and Perceived Benefits; 6 Conclusions; References
Methodologies for Semi-automated Conceptual Data Modeling from RequirementsAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 The Difficulties in Creating Conceptual Data Models; 2.1 Combinatorial Complexity in Possible Relationships; 2.2 Scattered Modeling Rules; 2.3 Semantic Mismatch; 2.4 Inexperience/Incomplete Knowledge of Designers; 2.5 Multiple Solutions; 3 Methodologies for Semi-automated Conceptual Data Modeling; 3.1 The Linguistic-Based Approach; 3.2 The Pattern-Based Approach; 3.3 The Case-Based Approach; 3.4 The Ontology-Based Approach; 3.5 The Metamodeling Approach; 3.6 Multi-Techniques-Based Approaches
4 A Proposal for Semi-automated Conceptual Modeling4.1 Analysis and Refinement of a Requirement Specification; 4.2 Mapping from a Requirement Specification to a Conceptual Model; 4.3 Reverse Analysis Between the Refined Requirement Specification and the Generated Requirement Spe ... ; 4.4 Needs for Rational Empirical Studies; 5 Conclusions; References; Business Process and Goal Models; Aligning Business Goals and Risks in OSS Adoption; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Background; 2.1 Business Goal Models: i*; 2.2 Risk Models: RiskML; 3 An Integrated Model for Risks and Goals
3.1 Analysis of Overlapping Concepts3.2 Analysis of the Impact Relation; 3.3 Metamodel Integration: The i*-RiskML Metamodel; 4 Aligning Models for an Organization; 4.1 Alignment Method for the Impact Relation; 4.2 Alignment Application and Results; 5 Risk Analysis; 6 Related Work; 7 Conclusions and Future Work; References; Pragmatic Requirements for Adaptive Systems: A Goal-Driven Modeling and Analysis Approach; 1 Introduction; 2 The Contextual Goal-Model; 3 Conceptualizing Pragmatism in Requirements; 4 Pragmatic Goal Model; 5 Pragmatic Model and Achievability Algorithm Evaluation
6 Related Work7 Conclusions and Future Work; References; Stress Testing Strategic Goals with SWOT Analysis; 1 Introduction; 2 Related Work; 3 Running Example; 4 Modelling Stress Tests; 5 Reasoning with a Stress Test; 6 Evaluation; 7 Conclusions and Future Work; References; A Method to Align Goals and Business Processes; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 The Adopted Modeling Languages; 2.1 Goal Modeling Language and Reasoning Mechanism; 2.2 Business Process Modeling Notation; 3 A Systematic Method to Align Business Processes and Goals; 3.1 Running Example; 3.2 Classify Process Paths
Summary This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, ER 2015, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in October 2015. The 26 full and 19 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 131 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on business process and goal models, ontology-based models and ontology patterns, constraints, normalization, interoperability and integration, collaborative modeling, variability and uncertainty modeling, modeling and visualization of user generated content, schema discovery and evolution, process and text mining, domain-based modeling, data models and semantics, and applications of conceptual modeling.
Other Author Johannesson, Paul, 1959- editor.
Lee, Mong Li, editor.
Liddle, Stephen W., 1965- editor.
Opdahl, Andreas, editor.
Pastor López, Oscar, editor.
Other Title Printed edition: 9783319252636
Other Title ER 2015