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A web services implementation of a user-centered knowledge management platform for the construction industry

Rezgui, Y and Meziane, F 2005, 'A web services implementation of a user-centered knowledge management platform for the construction industry' , International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, 1 (4) , pp. 1-19.

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Abstract

The research described in this paper aims at specifying and developing an open model-based infrastructure and a set of tools that promote consistent knowledge management within collaborative environments in the construction sector. The specified solution emerged from a comprehensive analysis of the business and information/knowledge management practices of four construction organizations and makes use of a construction-specific ontology for specifying adaptive mechanisms that can organize documents according to their content and interdependencies while maintaining their overall consistency. The proposed Web-based infrastructure includes services allowing the creation, capture, indexing, retrieval, and dissemination of knowledge. It also promotes the integration of third-party services, including proprietary and legacy tools. The Web-services model is used as the underlying middleware technology that supports the solution. The research is sponsored by the European Commission under the Framework V Programme (Information Society and Technology). Keywords information engineering; Inernet-based services; knowledge-based systems; knowledge management

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: information engineering; Internet-based services; knowledge-based systems; knowledge management
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Data Mining and Pattern Recognition Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies
Publisher: IGI Global
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 15483657
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Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2007 11:14
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:51
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/907

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