Service Representation, Discovery, and Composition for E-marketplaces
Although network-centric technologies will make the diverse services easily accessible via the Web, the discovery of the right service with the right capabilities and the development of E-commerce service based application and networked services which share existing e-services is still an ad-hoc, very demanding, and time consuming task. In this paper we propose a framework for e-services description and steps for service discovery and combination. Several algorithms for service discovery are proposed, which provide a foundation for service combination in an e-marketplace.
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