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The much anticipated release of EMMO is now available under a Creative Commons licence.
EMMO is a multidisciplinary effort to develop a standard representational framework (the ontology) based on physical sciences, materials modelling knowledge, analytical philosophy and information and communication technologies. EMMO is designed to be able to represent the complex multiscale nature of chemicals and materials, multiple perspectives on those and of course all types of models, represented in line with a previously established standard for materials modelling terminology and classification (CWA 17284). Properties of materials are strictly related to measurements, in line with ISO standards. Quantum Mechanics representations cover the two major interpretations: Copenhagen and de Broglie-Bohm. All relations in the ontology are based on just four primitives: taxonomy (is-a relations), set-theory (membership), mereotopology (parthood and connections), and semiotics (representations, properties).
EMMO is ready to drive the integration of heterogeneous data sources, interoperability of modelling, integrated digital marketplaces and digitalisation of R&D. It is already being applied in a number of European projects (e.g. SimDome).
For further information there are resources on the EMMC website (note that registration may be required) which will be further updated with recordings of a recent EMMO Training workshop. For reference, bookmark EMMO.tech or contact us via email.
Acknowledgement: EMMO is a result of the EMMC-CSA project which has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 723867.
Goldbeck Consulting is pleased to organise a session at the the EU Industry Days, 5/6 February 2019, the flagship EU event on industrial policy. The conference will include various sessions organised by different Commission departments and industrial stakeholders. High profile industry speakers will attend the event with the purpose of influencing and inspiring future industry leaders, and prompting discussion and debate amongst different audience categories.
The session on Digital Materials will take place on 6 February and discuss a range of questions including
- How to increase European manufacturing and process industry capacity to extract knowledge from data?
- How to support leadership by digital transformation of data into knowledge?
- What actions are proposed for a common semantic knowledge base in materials?
- How can efforts to build ontologies in various domains of materials and manufacturing be combined for best effect?
- How to achieve that manufacturing companies remain competitive (new products, high-added value) on the basis of knowledge extracted from wide-spanning data sets?
- How to promote European benefits from data management, standardised documentation enabling interoperability and linking tools for enriching and enhancing the usability of data?
The session will feature contributions from a range of experts including:
- Martin Winter, Innovation Manager, Cefic Innovation, Advisory Group & Digital Technologies, European Chemical Industry Council.
- Riikka Virkkunen, VTT Digitalising Industries Manager, EFFRA board member.
- Ulrike Sattler, Professor of Computer Science, University of Manchester.
- Tim Dahmen, Team Leader, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Co-author of https://www. dgm.de/medien/print-medien/strategiepapier-digitale-transformation/
- Hedi Karray, INP Toulouse, Industrial Ontologies Foundry
Registration for the conference is free.
The CEN (European Committee for Standardization) Workshop Agreement CWA 17284 “Materials modelling – terminology, classification and metadata” described in an earlier post has been published. Here is the Abstract:
This CWA includes definitions of fundamental terms for the field of materials modelling and simulation. Computational materials models in this CWA are understood to be physics-based models. This CWA does not include data-based models. The definitions enable a classification of materials models. Using the entity and physics equation concepts, leads to a relatively small number of distinct materials models replacing the current situation of opacity of materials models and simulations that make the field hard to access for outsiders. This CWA also provides a systematic description and documentation of simulations including the user case, model, solver and post-processor: the “materials MOdelling DAta” (MODA). This document seeks to organize the information so that even complex simulation workflows can be conveyed more easily and key data about the models, solvers and post-processors and their implementation can be captured. A template MODA for physics-based models is described in order to guide users towards a complete documentation of material and process simulations. The CWA is based on the Review of Materials Modelling (RoMM). A MODA for data-based models can be found in the RoMM.
This document provides the basis for moving the materials modelling field up the semantic spectrum, laying the foundation for knowledge organisation achieved in many other fields (see e.g. the Osthus presentation “From Big Data to Big Analysis” given at the EMMC Workshop on Interoperability in Materials Modelling). It lays the foundation for developing and ontology of materials modelling, enabling interoperability, reasoning and knowledge extraction in the materials science domain.
Following the proposal by a group of European scientists involved in materials modelling CEN (the European Committee for Standardization) has announced a new workshop on the subject “Materials modelling terminology, classification and metadata”. It is based on many years of effort led by the European Commission and the European Materials Modelling Council (EMMC), as expressed in the Review of Materials Modelling (RoMM), which will be released in its sixth edition in January 2017. The aim is to agree on a terminology and classification of materials models and organise the description of materials modelling applications based on a system referred to as MODA (Materials Modelling Data). A common terminology in materials modelling should lead to simplified and much more efficient communication and lower the barrier to utilising materials modelling. The end result is the adoption of a CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA), a best practices document for further standardisation efforts and input for the development of a future certification scheme.