Scope of the Journal
Applied Ontology of designing
| Principles for the use of ontologies in designing; Designing on by ontology; Designing using ontology; Concurrent engineering; Ontology designing subject areas; Intelligent design systems using ontology; Technical manuals based on ontologies; Ontology designing and learning systems; Thesauri and knowledge in designing...|
Ontology Engineering Cognitive principles of ontology; Formalization of ontology languages; Instrumental frameworks engineering of ontologies; Construction of ontologies; Finding semantic relations, the similarity between ontologies; Composition of ontologies; The dynamics of ontologies and denotative database; Platforms, formats, standards for the engineering of ontologies; Expert systems, shells and components...
Methods and technologies of decision making Decision support systems; Criterial problem of decision-making; The uncertainty of design information...
General design issues: ontological aspects The origins of the ontological approach in the natural sciences and engineering sciences; The philosophy of technology; Ontological Relativity and engineering metaontology; Paradigms and principles of designing; Space semantics and semiotics, psychology and biology , acmeology and sociology, phenomenology in project activities; Essence, meaning and purpose of designing; The role of epistemology, cognitive science in ontology of designing; Subject and object of designing, the nature of their interaction and development... Engineering psychology; Man-machine interface; Collective design; Human resource management...