|This section gives a very quick overview of the AIRM in order to help those creating the semantic correspondences. It is in no way an exhaustive tutorial on the AIRM.|
The latest version of the AIRM is available at www.airm.aero. It comes in several formats:
The semantic correspondence author will look at:
The AIRM Contextual Model contains the basic types used in the AIRM so is important for SWIM-INFO-012.
It should be clear that it is best to start looking in the Logical Model when the information definition is supporting a service description.
Each element in the AIRM has a unique identifier. This is crucial to the semantic correspondence requirements. The unique identifier comes in the form of a URN. There is a lot of information contained in the URN.
You will see that the URN contains:
The following shows where to find the URN field in the different formats in which the AIRM is published.
In the AIRM UML model, the URN is stored as a tagged value. In Sparx Enterprise Architect this is accessed in the properties of the class/property. It is possible to copy this value.
In the online AIRM viewer, the URN is given as an entry "urn:".
Change requests are managed on the AIRM Community Area. You can access the area at http://ost.eurocontrol.int/sites/airm/SitePages/Home.aspx (registration is required).