CoCoOn: Cloud Computing Ontology for IaaS Price and Performance Comparison

  • Qian ZhangEmail author
  • Armin Haller
  • Qing Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11779)


In this paper, we present an OWL-based ontology, the Cloud Computing Ontology (CoCoOn), that defines concepts, features, attributes and relations to describe Cloud infrastructure services. We also present datasets that are built using CoCoOn and scripts (i.e. SPARQL template queries and web applications) that demonstrate the real-world applicability of the ontology. We also describe the design of the ontology and the architecture of related services developed with it.


Ontology Cloud-computing Semantic-web 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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