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Title: A reference ontology approach to support global product-service production
Authors: Palmer, Claire
Urwin, Esmond N.
Young, R.I.M.
Marilungo, Eugenia
Keywords: Ontology
Reference ontology
Product-service system (PSS)
Global production network
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: © Inderscience
Citation: PALMER, C. ... et al., 2017. A reference ontology approach to support global product-service production. International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management, In Press.
Abstract: The need to innovate and compete drives organisations to constantly seek new approaches to facilitate business and commerce. As market places become ever more globalised and digital economies grow, these organisations rely more heavily upon systems to design and deliver their products and services. Hence, when developing and operating a global production network the need for systems to interoperate between different domains and contexts within a global production network becomes paramount if organisations are to succeed. This paper puts forwards a reference ontology that has been developed to enable the interoperation of software tools involved in the global production of new product-services systems (PSS). It sets out the levels of the reference ontology, detailing closely the product-service aspects. This has been developed using a formal logic based approach. An example knowledge base has been created from industrial end user information with queries applied to this to provide a set of results showing the ability of the reference ontology.
Description: This paper is in closed access until 6 months after publication.
Sponsor: The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme under grant agreement no NMP2-SL-2013-608627.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/24087
Publisher Link: http://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=IJPLM
ISSN: 1743-5129
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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