OWL based information agent services for process monitoring

Antti Pakonen, Teppo Pirttioja, Ilkka Seilonen, Teemu Tommila

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Abstract

To determine the operational situation of a monitored industrial process, an operator needs efficient access to a wide range of information. Measurement data alone does not encapsulate the overall situation, but pieces of information have to be searched from different plant IT systems that unfortunately often have varying interfaces and data formats. Information agent and semantic Web techniques address similar challenges in the context of the Internet by annotating heterogeneous data with formal semantics provided by ontology languages like OWL, and by providing human users with autonomous assistants for information retrieval. This paper presents an agent based concept for process automation that provides operators with easily configured information retrieval and monitoring services, releasing them from tedious data harvesting tasks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings
Subtitle of host publication12th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, USA
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Pages9-16
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-0825-2, 978-1-4244-0826-9
Publication statusPublished - 2007
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007 - Patras, Greece
Duration: 25 Sep 200728 Sep 2007

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007
Abbreviated titleEFTA 2007
CountryGreece
CityPatras
Period25/09/0728/09/07

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Pakonen, A., Pirttioja, T., Seilonen, I., & Tommila, T. (2007). OWL based information agent services for process monitoring. In Proceedings: 12th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007 (pp. 9-16). Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers .
Pakonen, Antti ; Pirttioja, Teppo ; Seilonen, Ilkka ; Tommila, Teemu. / OWL based information agent services for process monitoring. Proceedings: 12th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , 2007. pp. 9-16
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Pakonen, A, Pirttioja, T, Seilonen, I & Tommila, T 2007, OWL based information agent services for process monitoring. in Proceedings: 12th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 9-16, IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007, Patras, Greece, 25/09/07.

OWL based information agent services for process monitoring. / Pakonen, Antti; Pirttioja, Teppo; Seilonen, Ilkka; Tommila, Teemu.

Proceedings: 12th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , 2007. p. 9-16.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Pakonen A, Pirttioja T, Seilonen I, Tommila T. OWL based information agent services for process monitoring. In Proceedings: 12th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, EFTA 2007. Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers . 2007. p. 9-16