Feature Models are Views on Ontologies

TitleFeature Models are Views on Ontologies
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsCzarnecki, K., C H P. Kim, and K. Kalleberg
Conference Name10th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC'06)
Conference LocationBaltimore, USA

Feature modeling has been proposed as an approach for describing
variable requirements for software product lines. In this paper, we
explore the relationship between feature models and ontologies. First,
we examine how previous extensions to basic feature modeling move it
closer to richer formalisms for specifying ontologies such as MOF and
OWL. Then, we explore the idea of feature models as views on
ontologies. Based on that idea, we propose two approaches for the
combined use of feature models and on- tologies: view derivation and
view integration. Finally, we give some ideas about tool support for
these approaches.

Refereed DesignationRefereed
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