Service Semantics
SWIM Controlled Vocabulary
A controlled vocabulary developed to provide a single source for terms and definitions commonly employed in SWIM/ NEMS-related documentation. The CV is available in both human-readable ( HTML) and machine-readable ( RDF) versions.
CV Diagram
SWIM CV Frequently Asked Questions A guide for using the SWIM CV
Web Service Description Ontological Model (WSDOM) An ontology intended to be a basis for model-driven implementation of SOA-related artifacts.
This ontology has been developed in Web Ontology Language (OWL) version 1.1; it consists of several files and is currently available in a single downloadable ZIP file
Service Description Conceptual Model (SDCM) A graphical and lexical representation of the properties, structure, and interrelationships of all service metadata elements, collectively known as a Service Description.
The SDCM is a joint product of the FAA SWIM Governance team and the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management (ATM) Research Program (SESAR) Joint Undertaking ( SJU ).
Utilization of Faceted Classification in the Context of the SWIM Service Registry (White Paper) (PDF) This paper examines some classification schemes currently utilized in the NSRR and discusses two different types of schemes, hierarchical and faceted. It also proposes three service classification scheme facets based on analysis of popular search patterns and specific characteristics of ATM services in the context of FAA SWIM implementation.
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