In the third chapter of this project, the background related to the datasets, the data models used, and the tools and methods used to analyze them will be covered. The high-level contents of this chapter are:
  • Description of data set and data model: Diving deeper into the data model this part of the chapter will introduce the database used, its architecture and intricacies.
  • Network/Graph model: The description of the graph model will give an insight into the transformation of the original database into a network representation of an engineering system.
  • Quantitative analysis: The final part of this chapter will give insights into the quantitative tools used throughout the analysis.
  • Tools and systematic approach: description of high level tools.