Semantic Matching of Web Services Capabilities

Massimo Paolucci, Takahiro Kawamura, Terry Payne and Katia Sycara
Conference Paper, The Semantic Web — ISWC 2002, Vol. 2342/2002, pp. 333-347, January, 2002

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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.

Proceedings of the 1st International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2002)

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},
year = {2002},
month = {January},
volume = {2342/2002},
pages = {333-347},
publisher = {Springer Berlin / Heidelberg},
keywords = {Carnegie Mellon University, The Robotics Institute, The Semantic Web, DAML, DAML-S, DAML+OIL, WSDL, UDDI, LARKS},
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