Building an Ontology for the Metamodel ISO/IEC24744 using MDA Process

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Mehdi Mohamed Hamri 1,* Sidi Mohamed Benslimane 2

1. EEIDIS Laboratory, Computer science department, Djillali Liabes University, Algeria

2. Ecole Superieure en Informatique de Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria

* Corresponding author.


Received: 20 May 2015 / Revised: 13 Jun. 2015 / Accepted: 12 Jul. 2015 / Published: 8 Aug. 2015

Index Terms

ISO/IEC 24744, Ontology, MDA, OWL, Software Process, Metamodel, UML


The idea of using ontologies in the field of software engineering is not new. For more than 10 years, the Software Engineering community arouse great interest for this tool of semantic web, so to improve; their performance in production time and realisation complexity on the one hand, and software reliability and quality on the other hand. The standard ISO / IEC 24744, also known as the SEMDM (Software Engineering – Meta-model for Development Methodologies), provides in a global perspective, a conceptual framework to define any method of software development, through the integration of all methodological aspects related to the followed procedures, as well as, products, people and tools involved in the conception of a software product. The purpose of this article is to create domain ontology for ISO / IEC 24744 using an MDA process. This ontology will serve as semantic reference in order to assist for a better interoperability between the different users of the standard (human, software or machine).

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Mehdi Mohamed Hamri, Sidi Mohamed Benslimane, "Building an Ontology for the Metamodel ISO/IEC24744 using MDA Process", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.7, no.8, pp.48-60, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2015.08.06


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