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Web Service Discovery in a Semantically Extended UDDI Registry: the Case of FUSION

Kourtesis, Dimitrios, Paraskakis, Iraklis, Friesen, Andreas, Gouvas, Panagiotis and Bouras, Athanasios (2007) Web Service Discovery in a Semantically Extended UDDI Registry: the Case of FUSION. In: Camarinha-Matos, Luis, Afsarmanesh, Hamideh, Novais, Paulo and Analide, Cesar, (eds.) Establishing the Foundation of Collaborative Networks. IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, 243/20 . Springer , Boston , pp. 547-554. ISBN 978-0-387-73797-3

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Abstract

Service-oriented computing is being adopted at an unprecedented rate, making the effectiveness of automated service discovery an increasingly important challenge. UDDI has emerged as a de facto industry standard and fundamental building block within SOA infrastructures. Nevertheless, conventional UDDI registries lack means to provide unambiguous, semantically rich representations of Web service capabilities, and the logic inference power required for facilitating automated service discovery. To overcome this important limitation, a number of approaches have been proposed towards augmenting Web service discovery with semantics. This paper discusses the benefits of semantically extending Web service descriptions and UDDI registries, and presents an overview of the approach put forward in project FUSION, towards semantically-enhanced publication and discovery of services based on SAWSDL.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: This is an author produced version of a chapter published in 'Establishing The Foundation Of Collaborative Networks'. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: Semantic Web Services, Web Service Discovery, Universal Description Discovery and Integration (UDDI), Semantic Annotations for WSDL (SAWSDL), Web Ontology Language (OWL)
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > University of Sheffield Research Centres and Institutes > South East European Research Centre (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Dimitrios Kourtesis
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2009 18:14
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:57
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73798-0_59
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1007/978-0-387-73798-0_59
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/4775

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