F.21 ISO 15926-2
ISO 15926-2:2003 specifies a conceptual data model for computer representation of technical information about process plants. [A] generic 4D model that can support all disciplines, supply chain company types and life cycle stages, regarding information about functional requirements, physical solutions, types of objects and individual objects as well as activities.
See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_15926
F.21.3. Key characteristics
This is a well-documented heavyweight foundational ontology. It is an extensional ontology with a general unifying approach – illustrated in the journey in Figure 32. It is an ISO standard, whose development was partly influenced by the BORO.
It was developed in the 1990s using the EXPRESS data modelling language and it includes a meta-model to support the implementation of an RDL to enable domain ontologies to be developed in data as extensions.
Figure 32 – ISO 15926 Stratification Journey – one stratum
Continue to Appendix G: Prior ontological commitment literature