Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Science based Information Metrology for Engineering Informatics

Published

Author(s)

Sudarsan Rachuri

Abstract

Engineering informatics is the discipline of creating, codifying (structure and behavior that is syntax and semantics), exchanging (interactions and sharing), processing (decision making), storing and retrieving (archive and access) the digital objects that characterize the cross-disciplinary domains of engineering discourse. It is absolutely critical that a sharing mechanism should preserve correctness (semantics), be efficient (for example, representation, storage and retrieval, interface), inexpensive (for example, resources, cost, time), and secure. In order to create such a sharing mechanism, we need a science-based approach for understanding significant relationships among the concepts and consistent standards, measurements, and specifications. To develop this science, it is essential to understand the interactions among the theory of languages, representation theory, and domain theory. Creating the science of information metrology will require a fundamental and formal approach to metrology, measurement methods and testing and validation similar to the physical sciences.
Proceedings Title
PerMIS '07
Conference Dates
March 6-15, 2007
Conference Location
Gaithersburg, MD

Keywords

Engineering informatics, interoperability, metrics, product lifecycle, semantics, standards

Citation

Rachuri, S. (2007), Science based Information Metrology for Engineering Informatics, PerMIS '07, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=822745 (Accessed June 21, 2024)

Issues

If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created September 1, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017