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Supporting Dynamic Changes in Web Service Environments

  • Mohammad Salman Akram
  • Brahim Medjahed
  • Athman Bouguettaya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2910)

Abstract

The Web has become the universal medium for publishing and using of Web accessible services called Web services. The widespread adoption of XML standards including WSDL, SOAP, and UDDI has spurred an intense research activity to deal with issues related to Web services. One of the most important issues is the management of changes that occur in Web service environments. Web services operate in a highly dynamic environment where changes can be initiated to adapt to evolving business climates. All changes performed to Web services must be efficiently propagated to ensure global consistency. In this paper, we combine Web services, ontologies, and agents to cater for the management of changes in Web services. We address the challenging issues of detection, propagation, and reaction to both internal and external changes to Web services.

Keywords

Stock Market Graphical User Interface Internet Service Provider Simple Object Access Protocol Service Invocation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Salman Akram
    • 1
  • Brahim Medjahed
    • 1
  • Athman Bouguettaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceVirginia TechFalls ChurchUSA

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