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Approach to the search for similar software projects based on the UML ontology


G.Yu. Guskov – Post-graduate Student, Department «Information Systems», Ulyanovsk State Technical University
A.M. Namestnikov – Ph. D. (Eng.), Associate Professor, Department «Information Systems», Ulyanovsk State Technical University
N.G. Yarushkina – Dr. Sc. (Eng.), Professor, Head of Department «Information Systems», Ulyanovsk State Technical University

In the introduction to this paper proves actuality of OWL ontologies usage for storing complicated structural information system com-ponents.
In the first chapter of the paper the Russian and foreign scientists engaged in similar scientific problems were listed. Also, a comparison of approaches to integrating ontologies into the software development process is considered.
The second chapter contains a description of the UML meta-scheme based ontology. This ontology allows to store design patterns presented in the form of a small class diagram.
In the third chapter, an example of using the developed ontology is discussed. Process of adding information about the design pattern to an ontology based on the meta scheme of the UML language is considered.
The fourth chapter contains the initial data, limitations and results of the applying of the approach proposed in the paper.
In conclusion, this scientific work summarizes the research and assess the prospects for further scientific research in this area.

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