The Construction of a Domain Knowledge Graph and Its Application in Supply Chain Risk Analysis

  • Wanyue Zhang
  • Yonggang Liu
  • Lihong Jiang
  • Nazaraf Shah
  • Xiang Fei
  • Hongming CaiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 41)


Domain knowledge graphs, which compose scattered information about domain entities, are expressive when organizing information for enterprise systems in the decision-making process. Such knowledge graphs can give us semantically-rich information which can later be applied to fuel different graph mining services to conduct analytical work. In this paper, we discuss a subject-oriented domain knowledge graph based on multi-source heterogenous data consisting of dynamic data generated from daily transactions among companies in interlacing supply-chains and relatively static data demonstrating the basic properties of these enterprises to assist with analytical work. Such high-dimensional graph with strong heterogeneity is rich in semantics and is casted into lower dimensions to be used as inputs for graph mining services, giving us various enterprise correlation chains, aiming to support upper-level application like credit risk assessment. The framework has been testified in real-life information systems.


Domain ontology Knowledge graph construction Community detection Data as a service Supply chain risk 



This research is supported by the Development of E-commerce Service Platform Architecture and Data Service Project under Grant 2017C02036.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wanyue Zhang
    • 1
  • Yonggang Liu
    • 2
  • Lihong Jiang
    • 1
  • Nazaraf Shah
    • 3
  • Xiang Fei
    • 3
  • Hongming Cai
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Nanjing Runchain Technology Co. Ltd.NanjingChina
  3. 3.Coventry UniversityConventryUK

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