R. Eramo, F. Bordeleau, B. Combemale, M. van den Brand, M. Wimmer, A. Wortmann: Conceptualizing Digital Twins, Journal IEEE Software, Volume: 39, Issue: 2, pages 39-46, March-April 2022. Doi: 10.1109/MS.2021.3130755

Properly arranging models, data sources, and their relations to engineer digital twins is challenging. We propose a conceptual modeling framework for digital twins that captures the combined usage of heterogeneous models and their respective evolving data for the twin’s entire lifecycle.

Conceptualizing Digital Twins