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On a Service-Oriented Approach for an Engineering Knowledge Desktop

Wong, Sylvia C, Crowder, Richard M and Wills, Gary B (2006) On a Service-Oriented Approach for an Engineering Knowledge Desktop At 15th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2006), United Kingdom. 23 - 26 May 2006.

Record type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)


Increasingly, manufacturing companies are shifting their focus from selling products to providing services. As a result, when designing new products, engineers must increasingly consider the life cycle costs in addition to any design requirements. To identify possible areas of concern, designers are required to consult existing maintenance information from identical products. However, in a large engineering company, the amount of information available is significant and in wide range of formats. This paper presents a prototype knowledge desktop suitable for the design engineer. The Engineering Knowledge Desktop analyses and suggests relevant information from ontologically marked-up heterogeneous web resources. It is designed using a Service-Oriented Architecture, with an ontology to mediate between Web Services. It has been delivered to the user community for evaluation.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: 23-26 May 2006
Venue - Dates: 15th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2006), United Kingdom, 2006-05-23 - 2006-05-26
Keywords: Service-Oriented Architecture, Web Services, Semantic Web
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity, Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 262184
PURE UUID: ab19507f-15d8-4e49-b71f-49f8d62cd415
ORCID for Gary B Wills: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 28 Mar 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:54

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Author: Sylvia C Wong
Author: Richard M Crowder
Author: Gary B Wills ORCID iD

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