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Ontology Configuration & Capture Toolkit

The MODELMOSAIC® toolkit is ontology configuration and capture software that provides automatic knowledge extraction from multi-source text data, allowing users to construct and visualize knowledge—in the form of ontologies and process models—via an easy to use graphical interface.

The MODELMOSAIC® toolkit is based on the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the IDEF5 ontology description capture method: the government standard for object oriented modeling. The toolkit also provides IDEF3 process modeling, and future development will add the IDEFØ function modeling method.

The toolkit allows users to extract the essential nature of concepts in an ontology domain and to document the behavior of entity relations according to the inferences that can be made with them. In addition, the MODELMOSAIC® toolkit includes an ontology management component that lets you archive and collect ontologies that can be selectively analyzed, compared, pruned, and combined for use in new system development projects. The toolkit also provides import and export capability to other ontology modeling languages like OWL and UML, and is plug-compatible with other OWL-based ontology editors including Protégé.

Features

  • Structured and unstructured data analysis
  • Automatic text ontology extraction
  • Ontology and schema mediation and comparison
  • Data transformation via XML
  • Model trace validation
  • UML and OWL complaint
  • Multi-format exports – Protégé, Microsoft® Project, or other KBSI tools
  • Drag and drop graphical interface

The MODELMOSAIC® knowledge management toolkit is intuitive and easy to use technology that allows knowledge engineers to extract, visualize, analyze, and merge ontologies in support of many types of knowledge engineering scenarios. The MODELMOSAIC® toolkit provides the basis for sustainable knowledge management that encompasses the entire knowledge life cycle: from capture/discovery to representation, analysis, validation, storage, retrieval, delivery, and evolution over extended periods of time.

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