Yearly OGC Testbeds are the principal activity of the OGC Interoperability Program and the main means by which the OGC membership, OGC’s testbed sponsors, and OGC’s partner standards organization have made spatial information an integral part of the world’s information infrastructure. The results provide essential input to the continue the development of the OGC standards and best practices.
interactive instruments participates in the recently started Testbed 13 and looks at the automated processing of conceptual data models in UML, modelled according to the General Feature Model of ISO and OGC. We are looking at aspects like the management of profiles, the derivation of flattened GML application schemas following the GML Simple Feature Level 0 profile, CityGML-ADEs and the new CDB-Standard. Enterprise Architect is used as the UML tool and ShapeChange is used for processing the model.