Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing: Potential Application of Service Science in Engineering

  • Norsuzailina Mohamed Sutan
  • Ibrahim Yakub
  • Siti Nor Ain Musa
  • Asrani Lit
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 172)


This paper discusses the potential of emerging service science with engineering applications. First the definition and classification of service for engineering discipline are detailed and elaborated. Based on that, this paper focuses on the potential application of service science in the Construction Industry namely Building Information Modeling (BIM). Elaborate discussion on the service value of BIM leads to suggestion for further research in specific areas namely the interaction between experts from the world’s major BIM player in order to improve the implementation of BIM.


Service engineering Building Information Modeling (BIM) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norsuzailina Mohamed Sutan
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Yakub
    • 1
  • Siti Nor Ain Musa
    • 1
  • Asrani Lit
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia SarawakSarawakMalaysia

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