Semantic Matching of Web Services Capabilities

Massimo Paolucci, Takahiro Kawamura, Terry Payne, and Katia Sycara
The Semantic Web — ISWC 2002, January, 2002, pp. 333-347.


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Abstract
The Web is moving from being a collection of pages toward a collection of services that interoperate through the Internet. The first step toward this interoperation is the location of other services that can help toward the solution of a problem. In this paper we claim that location of web services should be based on the semantic match between a declarative description of the service being sought, and a description of the service being offered. Furthermore, we claim that this match is outside the representation capabilities of registries such as UDDI and languages such as WSDL. We propose a solution based on DAML-S, a DAML-based language for service description, and we show how service capabilities are presented in the Profile section of a DAML-S description and how a semantic match between advertisements and requests is performed.

Keywords
Carnegie Mellon University, The Robotics Institute, The Semantic Web, DAML, DAML-S, DAML+OIL, WSDL, UDDI, LARKS

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Center for Integrated Manfacturing Decision Systems
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Advanced Agent - Robotics Technology Lab
Associated Project(s): Daml-S
Number of pages: 15
Note: Proceedings of the 1st International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2002)

Text Reference
Massimo Paolucci, Takahiro Kawamura, Terry Payne, and Katia Sycara, "Semantic Matching of Web Services Capabilities," The Semantic Web — ISWC 2002, January, 2002, pp. 333-347.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Paolucci_2002_6353,
   author = "Massimo Paolucci and Takahiro Kawamura and Terry Payne and Katia Sycara",
   title = "Semantic Matching of Web Services Capabilities",
   booktitle = "The Semantic Web — ISWC 2002",
   pages = "333-347",
   publisher = "Springer Berlin / Heidelberg",
   month = "January",
   year = "2002",
   volume = "2342/2002",
   Notes = "Proceedings of the 1st International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2002) "
}