Infrastructure Development in the Knowledge City

  • Tamer E. El-Diraby
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4200)


This paper presents a roadmap for establishing a semantic Web-based environment for coordinating infrastructure project development. The proposed roadmap uses semantic knowledge management and web service concepts to integrate all aspects of infrastructure project development. The roadmap focuses on integrating business, safety and sustainability dimensions in addition to traditional engineering aspects. The roadmap also emphasizes a process-oriented approach to the development of e-infrastructure.


Infrastructure Development Grid Service Geospatial Data Ontological Model Formal Concept Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamer E. El-Diraby
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  1. 1.Dept. Of Civil EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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