On Using WS-Policy, Ontology, and Rule Reasoning to Discover Web Services

TitleOn Using WS-Policy, Ontology, and Rule Reasoning to Discover Web Services
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsT. Senivongse, Amit Sheth, Kunal Verma, N. Sriharee
Abstract

This paper proposes an approach to behaviour-based discovery of Web Services by which business rules that govern service behaviour are described as a policy. The policy is represented in the form of ontological information and is based on actions relating to the service and conditions for performing them. The standard WS-Policy is used to associate such a policy to the Web Service. With a framework that extends standard discovery by UDDI, service consumers can query for Web Services by specifying business constraints. The policy of the Web Service will be evaluated against the consumer's query by using OWL ontology querying engine and a rule-based reasoning module. By considering business rules in addition to the conventional attribute-based search by UDDI, the approach will enable more satisfactory discovery results that better fit service consumers' requirements.

Full Text

N. Sriharee, T. Senivongse, K. Verma, and A. Sheth, 'On Using WS-Policy, Ontology, and Rule Reasoning to Discover Web Services,'in Intelligence in Communication Systems: IFIP International Conference, INTELLCOMM 2004, Bangkok, Thailand, Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3283, Springer, 2004, pp. 246-255.
pages: pp. 246-255
publisher: Springer
year: 2004
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