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Achieving System-of-Systems Interoperability Levels Using Linked Data and Ontologies




A recording of the conference presentation is available at

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


30th INCOSE International Symposium


Interoperability is a key concern in systems-of-systems (SoS). Numerous frameworks have been proposed to deal with this, but they are generally on a high level and do not provide specific guidance for technical implementation. However, in the context of simulation, the Levels of Conceptual In-teroperability Model (LCIM) has been proposed. Also, the semantic web initiative has been intro-duced to provide description logic information to web pages. This paper investigates how these two concepts can be combined into a general approach for SoS interoperability. It also expands on the LCIM model by providing more details about the world models of a system and its content on the higher levels of interoperability. The combination is illustrated using an example of autonomous vehicles, and experiences from other applications are also discussed.


author = {Jakob Axelsson},
title = {Achieving System-of-Systems Interoperability Levels Using Linked Data and Ontologies},
note = {A recording of the conference presentation is available at{\_}ke50v7k0.},
month = {July},
year = {2020},
booktitle = {30th INCOSE International Symposium},
url = {}