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Ecole Centrale de Lille

Cité Scientifique, CS 20048


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The main theme of my research activity is the domain of knowledge representation based on ontologies, with the aim of facilitating the interoperability between engineering sectors (e.g. urbanism, construction, manufacturing). An important facet of my work is the development of cross disciplinary approaches applicable to different industrial sectors, through the use of methods and tools suited to the representation of complex and heterogeneous data, information and knowledge : semantic integration based on ontologies, standardisation and ontology-based standards.

Some recent publications

- Standard semantic models to support the configuration of global production networks Palmer, C. and Urwin, E.N. and Rodríguez, E.P. and Cid, F.S. and Pinazo-Sánchez, J.M. and Pajkovska-Goceva, S. and Cutting-Decelle, A.-F. and Young, R., CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2015, Vol. 1414

- 3D City Models and urban information: current issues and perspectives R. Billen, A.F. Cutting-Decelle, O. Marina, J.P. de Almeida, M. Caglioni, G. Falquet, T. Leduc, C. Métral et al., EDPsciences, DOI : 10.1051/TU0801/201400001, 2014

- A Common Vocabulary to Express Standardization Features A.F. Cutting-Decelle, G. I. Magnan, C. Mouton, and R. I. M. Young, in Enterprise Interoperability: Interoperability for Agility, Resilience and Plasticity of Collaborations (I-ESA 14 Proceedings) (2015): 301, ISTE, Wiley, ISBN 978 1 84821 799 7

- Challenges of semantic 3D city models : a contribution of the COST Research Action TU0801 R. Billen, A.F. Cutting-Decelle, C. Métral, G. Falquet, S. Zlatanova and O. Marina, International Journal of 3-D Information Modeling (IJ3DIM), IGI Global, accepted, on-going (2015)

- Reference ontologies for global production networks E.N. URWIN, C. PALMER, A.F. CUTTING-DECELLE, F. SANCHEZ CID, J.M. PINAZO-SÁNCHEZ, S. PAJKOVSKA-GOCEVA, R.I.M. YOUNG, KMIS 2014 Conference, Rome, 133-139, Oct 2014

- Standardised semantic models to support the configuration of global production networks C. PALMER, E. N. URWIN, E. P. RODRIGUEZ, F. S. CID, J. M. PINAZO-SANCHEZ, S. P. GOCEVA, A.F. CUTTING-DECELLE and B. YOUNG, 6th International IFIP Working Conference on Enterprise Interoperability, IWEI, 2015

- Reference ontologies for manufacturing, R YOUNG, N. HASTILOW, M. IMRAN, N CHUNGOORA, Z USMAN, A-F CUTTING-DECELLE, IWEI 2013 – The international IFIP working conference on enterprise interoperability, information, services and processes for the interoperable economy and society, workshop on standardisation for interoperability in the service-oriented enterprise,ENSCHEDE, March 2013

- Towards the ontology-based consolidation of production-centric standards, N CHUNGOORA, A-F CUTTING-DECELLE, R YOUNG, G. GUNENDRAN, Z USMAN, J HARDING, K CASE, International Journal of Production Research, 2013, DOI:10.1080/00207543.2011.627885

- A model-driven ontology approach for manufacturing system interoperability and knowledge sharing, N. CHUNGOORA, G.A. GUNENDRAN, R. YOUNG, G. GUNENDRAN, C. PALMER, Z. USMAN, N.A. ANJUM, A.F. CUTTING-DECELLE, J.A. HARDING, K. CASE, Computers in Industry, Elsevier, Volume 64, Issue 8, March 2013, Pages 392-401, ISSN 0166-3615, doi: 10.1016/j.compind.2013.01.003

- Extending product lifecycle management for manufacturing knowledge sharing, N. CHUNGOORA, G.A. GUNENDRAN, R. YOUNG, Z. USMAN, N.A. ANJUM, C. PALMER, J.A. HARDING, K. CASE AND A.F. CUTTING-DECELLE, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture 0954405412461741, first published on October 16, 2012, doi:10.1177/0954405412461741

- Production information interoperability over the Internet : a standardised data acquisition tool developed for industrial enterprises, A.F. CUTTING-DECELLE, J.L. BARRAUD, R.I.M. YOUNG, B. VEENENDAAL, Computers in Industry, Volume 63, Issue 8, October 2012, Pages 824-834, ISSN 0166-3615, doi: 10.1016/j.compind.2012.08.010

- Vice-President of CODATA France (

- Member : EURAS (

- Member : TITAN (

- Member : ADELI, France (

- Member : EuroCRIS (

- Member : S4 network (

- Member of the editorial team : Data Science Journal (

ORCID ID : 0000-0001-6294-1162 – (

- Expert and member : ISO TC 184/SC4 International Technical Committee (industrial data) :

- Convener : ISO TC 184/SC4-SC5 JWG8 (Manufacturing Management data) :

- Expert and member : AFNOR CP IDMI (Industrial data and model engineering) standardisation commission :

- Expert and member : CEN TC 310 (Advanced manufacturing Technologies) European technical committee

- Member : ISO-IEC-ITU-UN/ECE Memorandum of Understanding Management Group (MoU/MG), Semantic interoperability and harmonization

- Member : ISO TC 184 SC5 RAG (Roadmap Advisory Group)

FLEXINET - Starting July 2013

FLEXINET is a European Union Seventh Framework Programme FP7-2013-NMP-ICT-FOF (RTD) project funded under grant agreement no 608627, which started on 1 July 2013 and runs until the end of June 2016. The project is investigating the feasibility of providing software services to support decision makers in configuration and especially rapid reconfiguration of Global Production Networks. With end-user…

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