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Title: A manufacturing core concepts ontology to support knowledge sharing
Author: Usman, Zahid
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2012
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Knowledge sharing across domains is key to bringing down the cost of production and the time to market of products. This thesis is directed to improve the knowledge sharing capability of the present systems that use information and communication technologies. Systems for different domains have structures that are made up of concepts and relations with different semantic interpretations. Therefore, knowledge sharing across such domains becomes an issue. Knowledge sharing across multiple domains can be facilitated through a system that can provide a shared understanding across multiple domains. This requires a rigorous common semantic base underlying the domains across which to share knowledge.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Ontologies ; Product lifecycle management ; Semantics ; Manufacturing core concepts ; Interoperability ; Knowledge sharing ; Features and part family