Volume 9 : Number 1 : Paper 1

June 2006 Special Issue of Best Papers presented at WIS 2005, Valdivia, Chile
Title:
Knowledge Representation for Software Architecture Domain by Manual and Automatic Methodologies

Authors and Affiliations:
Anabel Fraga, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Sonia Sanchez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Juan Llorens, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Hernan Astudillo, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria

Abstract:
At the moment, there is a need for new knowledge representation using Thesaurus or Ontologies because of the need to reuse knowledge. In this paper, a Software Architecture knowledge representation is created, for that purpose a manual and automatic methodology for creating it is used. A new manual methodology is provided in the paper. CAKE (Computer Aided Knowledge Environment) is the automatic process used as automatic methodology. The result is the first thesaurus in English for the Software Architecture Domain using the new manual methodology presented in the paper and the first ontology in Spanish for the Software Architecture Domain using the automatic methodology.

Received March, 10, 2006, Revised June, 20, 2006 , Editor: Sergio Ochoa
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