173views more  JSW 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Towards Semantics Driven Generation of Executable Web Services Compositions
— Web services composition is a very active area of research due to the growing interest of public and private organizations in services integration and/or low cost development o...
Giusy Di Lorenzo, Nicola Mazzocca, Francesco Mosca...
144views more  TSC 2008»
9 years 7 months ago
Probabilistic QoS and Soft Contracts for Transaction-Based Web Services Orchestrations
Service level agreements (SLAs), or contracts, have an important role in web services. These contracts define the obligations and rights between the provider of a web service and i...
Sidney Rosario, Albert Benveniste, Stefan Haar, Cl...
159views more  JLP 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Reasoning about interaction protocols for customizing web service selection and composition
This work faces the problem of web service selection and composition, discussing the advantages that derive from the inclusion, in a web service declarative description, of the hi...
Matteo Baldoni, Cristina Baroglio, Alberto Martell...
101views more  TOPLAS 2008»
9 years 7 months ago
Verifying policy-based web services security
WS-SecurityPolicy is a declarative language for configuring web services security mechanisms. We describe a formal semantics for WS-SecurityPolicy and propose a more abstract lang...
Karthikeyan Bhargavan, Cédric Fournet, Andr...
112views more  BMCBI 2005»
9 years 7 months ago
Web services and workflow management for biological resources
Backgorund: The completion of the Human Genome Project has resulted in large quantities of biological data which are proving difficult to manage and integrate effectively. There i...
Paolo Romano 0001, Domenico Marra, Luciano Milanes...
146views more  JAIR 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Semantic Matchmaking as Non-Monotonic Reasoning: A Description Logic Approach
Matchmaking arises when supply and demand meet in an electronic marketplace, or when agents search for a web service to perform some task, or even when recruiting agencies match c...
Tommaso Di Noia, Eugenio Di Sciascio, Francesco M....
84views more  ISF 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Guided interaction: A mechanism to enable ad hoc service interaction
Ad hoc interaction between web services and their clients is a worthwhile but seemingly distant goal. This paper presents guided interaction as an alternative to the current mecha...
Phillipa Oaks, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede
9 years 7 months ago
Interface Composition for Web Service Intermediaries
Abstract. The use of XML as a format for message exchange makes Web services well suited for composition of heterogeneous components. However, since clients must manage differences...
Sara Forghanizadeh, Eric Wohlstadter
109views more  IJMSO 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
MOQ: Web services ontologies for QoS and general quality evaluations
When describing Web services, one of the obvious aspects that needs representing is Quality of Service” (QoS), the capability of a Web service to meet an acceptable level of ser...
Henry M. Kim, Arijit Sengupta, Joerg Evermann
136views more  MTA 2006»
9 years 7 months ago
An open framework supporting multimedia web services
With the rapid emergence of Web services, more and more Web services are published on the Internet as resources for Web application development. There may exist some relationships ...
Jia Zhang, Jen-Yao Chung