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Information Systems Frontiers

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 143–152 | Cite as

Multi-user web service selection based on multi-QoS prediction

  • Shangguang WangEmail author
  • Ching-Hsien Hsu
  • Zhongjun Liang
  • Qibo Sun
  • Fangchun Yang
Article

Abstract

In order to find best services to meet multi-user’s QoS requirements, some multi-user Web service selection schemes were proposed. However, the unavoidable challenges in these schemes are the efficiency and effect. Most existing schemes are proposed for the single request condition without considering the overload of Web services, which cannot be directly used in this problem. Furthermore, existing methods assumed the QoS information for users are all known and accurate, and in real case, there are always many missing QoS values in history records, which increase the difficulty of the selection. In this paper, we propose a new framework for multi-user Web service selection problem. This framework first predicts the missing multi-QoS values according to the historical QoS experience from users, and then selects the global optimal solution for multi-user by our fast match approach. Comprehensive empirical studies demonstrate the utility of the proposed method.

Keywords

Web services Service selection QoS Multi-user QoS prediction 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The work presented is supported by the NSFC (61202435); NSFC (61272521); Natural Science Foundation of Beijing under Grant No.4132048; Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education under Grant No. 20110005130001; Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of China under Grant No.NCET-10-0263; Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation under Grant No.61121061; and 863 (2012AA111601).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shangguang Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ching-Hsien Hsu
    • 2
  • Zhongjun Liang
    • 1
  • Qibo Sun
    • 1
  • Fangchun Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching TechnologyBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringChung Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan

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