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Innovations in Information Systems Modeling: Methods and Best Practices

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Innovations in Information Systems Modeling: Methods and Best Practices provides up-to-date coverage of central topics in information systems modeling and architectures by leading researchers in the field. This book provides a truly international perspective on the latest developments in information systems modeling, methods, and best practices.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. Preface
  4. Conceptual Information Modeling
    1. Enriched Conceptualization of Subtyping
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BASIC SUBTYPING AND THE NEED FOR DERIVATION RULES
      4. ASSERTED, DERIVED, AND SEMIDERIVED SUBTYPES
      5. RIGID SUBTYPES AND ROLE SUBTYPES
      6. HISTORY OF SUBTYPE MIGRATION OR ROLE MIGRATION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Essential, Mandatory, and Shared Parts in Conceptual Data Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PART-WHOLE RELATIONS IN CONCEPTUAL MODELING LANGUAGES
      4. TEMPORAL DATA MODELS
      5. MODELING ESSENTIAL PARTS AND WHOLES
      6. MODELING GUIDELINES
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    3. Extending the ORM Conceptual Schema Language and Design Procedure with Modeling Constructs for Capturing the Domain Ontology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. THE LIST OF CONCEPT DEFINITIONS
      5. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CONCEPT DEFINITION AND SUBTYPING IN ORM
      6. THE META MODEL FOR THE AUGMENTED ORM
      7. ADAPTING THE CSDP FOR THE LIST OF CONCEPT DEFINITIONS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
  5. Modeling Approaches
    1. EKD: An Enterprise Modeling Approach to Support Creativity and Quality in Information Systems and Business Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ENTERPRISE KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT (EKD)
      4. CASES OF EKD APPLICATION
      5. OBSERVATIONS FROM EKD IN PRACTICE
      6. CURRENT AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF EKD
      7. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
    2. Integrated Requirement and Solution Modeling: An Approach Based on Enterprise Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND TO EM APPLICATION AT KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE
      4. ENTERPRISE MODEL BASED REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING
      5. REQUIREMENT MODEL
      6. EXPERIENCES
      7. CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FUTURE WORK
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
    3. Methodologies for Active Knowledge Modeling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AKM APPROACH
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. RELATED WORK
      6. SUMMARY AND FUTURE WORK
      7. REFERENCES
    4. Data Modeling and Functional Modeling: Examining the Preferred Order of Using UML Class Diagrams and Use Cases
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUD
      4. RESEARCH GOAL AND HYPOTHESES
      5. THE EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN
      6. RESULTS
      7. SUMMARY AND FURTHER RESEARCH
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
      10. APENDIX A. CLASS DIAGRAM AND USE CASES OF THE IFIP CONFERENCE CASE STUDY
  6. Modeling Frameworks, Architectures, and Applications
    1. OntoFrame: An Ontological Framework for Method Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ONTOFRAME
      4. THE APROACHES AND PROCES OF ENGINEERING ONTOFRAME
      5. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RELATED WORKS
      6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. APENDIX
    2. Concepts and Strategies for Quality of Modeling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE SEQUAL FRAMEWORK: OVERVIEW
      5. PRODUCT GOALS AND PROCES GOALS
      6. ACHIEVING GOALS BY MEANS OF STRATEGIES
      7. A GENERIC RULE-BASED META -MODEL FOR METHODS AND STRATEGIES
      8. IMPLEMENTING GOALS AND STRATEGIES IN A CONCRETE WORKFLOW LANGUAGE
      9. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Service Oriented Architecture: A Research Review from the Software and Applications Perspective
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND, HISTORY AND DEFINITIONS OF SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
      4. SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE COMPONENTS
      5. OVERALL SOA FRAMEWORKS AND STANDARDS CONSOLIDATIONS
      6. LITERATURE REVIEW
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS RELATED TO SOA
      8. REFERENCES
    4. Designing Web Information Systems for a Framework-Based Construction
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FRAMEWEB
      5. S-FRAMEWEB
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
  7. Selected Readings
    1. Business Process Simulation: An Alternative Modelling Technique for the Information System Development Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSINESS PROCESS SIMULATION
      4. FEASIBILITY STUDY PHASE
      5. SYSTEMS INVESTIGATION PHASE
      6. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS PHASE
      7. SYSTEMS DESIGN PHASE
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    2. An Agent Based Formal Approach for Modeling and Verifying Integrated Intelligent Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AGENT-BASED MODELING AND VERIFICATION APPROACH
      5. CASE STUDY: CONTROL PARKING SYSTEM
      6. MODEL
      7. ANALYSIS
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    3. Design Principles for Reference Modelling: Reusing Information Models by Means of Aggregation, Specialisation, Instantiation and Analogy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FOUNDATIONS OF DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR REFERENCE MODELING
      4. INTRODUCTION OF NEW DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR REFERENCE MODELS
      5. POTENTIALS OF THE NEW DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR REFERENCE MODELING
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTES
    4. Examining the Quality of Evaluation Frameworks and Metamodeling Paradigms of Information Systems Development Methodologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METAMODELS, EVALUATION FRAMEWORKS AND META-INFORMATION MANAGEMENT BASIC CONCEPTS
      4. AN EXAMINATION AND BROAD CLASSIFICATION OF METHOD EVALUATION FRAMEWORKS AND METHOD ENGINEERING METAMODELS
      5. OTHER METHOD METAMODELING AND METHOD INTEGRATION PROJECTS
      6. SUMMARY OF EVALUATION FRAMEWORKS AND METAMODELS
      7. PERSPECTIVES ON KNOWN FRAMEWORKS AND METAMODELS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
  8. Compilation of References
  9. About the Contributors
  10. Index