Article | Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015 | Reuse of Physical System Models by means of Semantic Knowledge Representation: A Case Study applied to Modelica
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Title:
Reuse of Physical System Models by means of Semantic Knowledge Representation: A Case Study applied to Modelica
Author:
Elena Gallego: Knowledge Reuse Group, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain Jose María Alvarez Rodríguez: Knowledge Reuse Group, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain Juan Llorens: Knowledge Reuse Group, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
DOI:
10.3384/ecp15118747
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015
Issue:
118
Article no.:
080
Pages:
747-757
No. of pages:
11
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-09-18
ISBN:
978-91-7685-955-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper presents the design and development of a solution to store and reuse physical system models by indexing and retrieving their content and metadata. To do so, a mapping between the representation modelling language and a semantic-based representation model (Relationship-RSHP) is defined. More specifically, electrical circuits designed in Modelica have been mapped to RSHP. A two-step process has been designed and implemented to parse Modelica artifacts and index the contents in a system knowledge repository. Afterwards, a case study has also been conducted to compare text vs. concept based information retrieval processes. A dataset of 25 electrical circuits and a set of 30 queries have been designed to extract precision and recall metrics assessing that the presented approach improves the retrieval of Modelica artifacts. As main conclusion, it is possible to state that a domain specific technology such as RSHP for knowledge representation can help the management of Modelica artifacts as knowledge assets.

Keywords: Information Representation; Physical System Models; Modelica Language; Model Reuse; Knowledge Reuse

Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Author:
Elena Gallego, Jose María Alvarez Rodríguez, Juan Llorens
Title:
Reuse of Physical System Models by means of Semantic Knowledge Representation: A Case Study applied to Modelica
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp15118747
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Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Author:
Elena Gallego, Jose María Alvarez Rodríguez, Juan Llorens
Title:
Reuse of Physical System Models by means of Semantic Knowledge Representation: A Case Study applied to Modelica
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp15118747
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