Service-Oriented Knowledge Acquisition Paradigm and Knowledge Cloud Platform

  • Yuan Rao
  • Shumin Lu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 278)


Cloud computing is an emerging new computing paradigm for delivering some computing services to consumers, which provides scalable and inexpensive service-oriented computing infrastructures with good quality of service levels. In this paper, based on the studies about the characteristic of knowledge service, a feature model of knowledge service is proposed with three features, such as service requirement, knowledge service process, and the quality of knowledge service (QoKS). Furthermore, the architecture about service-oriented knowledge acquisition is built to provide a fundamental for knowledge service, and the lifecycle process about knowledge service is studied under the service-oriented architecture. Then, a best practice about Knowledge Cloud, named Eknoware, is developed based on the architecture above-mentioned, which can provide some knowledge service patterns and reorganize the knowledge clusters to suitable customers.


Service-oriented knowledge acquisition Knowledge as a service Cloud computing Eknoware Knowledge cloud platform 



This paper is jointly supported by “2012 National Torch Plan Project in China (2012GH571817)”, “2012 the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities in China(08143003),” “2012 Shanxi Province Key Scientific and Technological Project (2012K11-08, 2012K06-18),” and “2012 XI’AN Science and Technology Project (CX12178(3))”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Software EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.College of Social scienceXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina

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