F.17 IDEAS – International Defence Enterprise Architecture Specification
The upper ontology developed by the IDEAS Group is higher-order, extensional and 4D. It was developed using the BORO Method. The IDEAS ontology is not intended for reasoning and inference purposes; its purpose is to be a precise model of business.
F17.3 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 31. It is largely based upon BORO.
Figure 31 – IDEAS Stratification Journey – one stratum
F.17.4 Relevant extracts
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