STEP, XML, and UML: Complementary Technologies

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Russell S. Peak

Georgia Institute of Technology, Manufacturing Research Center, 813 Ferst Drive, MARC 373, Atlanta, GA 30332-0560 e-mail: russell.peak@marc.gatech.edu

Joshua Lubell

National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8263, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8263 e-mail: lubell@nist.gov

Vijay Srinivasan

IBM Corporation, 1133 Westchester Avenue, Mail Drop 160, White Plains, NY 10604 e-mail: vasan@us.ibm.com

Stephen C. Waterbury

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 562, Greenbelt, MD 20771 e-mail: stephen.c.waterbury@nasa.gov

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 4(4), 379-390 (Jan 04, 2005) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1818683 History: Received May 08, 2004; Revised September 18, 2004; Online January 04, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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EXPRESS-G diagram for the simple_drawings schema
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A sample drawing consisting of two lines connecting three points: “Design 2L3P”    
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A UML class diagram obtained from the simple_drawings EXPRESS schema via Part 25
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Complementary usage of STEP, UML, and XML for Systems Engineering: Envisioned AP233-SysML relationship 32
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Next-generation PLM framework with fine-grained interoperability (after 33)
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Current typical levels of PDM system deployment and related limitations. [This figure includes product names for example purposes only (i.e., to help clarify the concepts presented via specific instances.)]
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Tool-submodel relationships in an example standards-based model-centric PLM framework [This figure includes product names for example purposes only (i.e., to help clarify the concepts presented via specific instances.)]
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Schematron diagnostics for the “Design 2L3P” XML lexical data




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