An Approach to Domain-Specific Reuse in Service-Oriented Environments

  • Jianwu Wang
  • Jian Yu
  • Paolo Falcarin
  • Yanbo Han
  • Maurizio Morisio
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5030)


Domain engineering is successful in promoting reuse. An approach to domain-specific reuse in service-oriented environments is proposed to facilitate service requesters to reuse Web services. In the approach, we present a conceptual model of domain-specific services (called domain service). Domain services in a certain business domain are modeled by semantic and feature modeling techniques, and bound to Web services with diverse capabilities through a variability-supported matching mechanism. By reusing pre-modeled domain services, service requesters can describe their requests easily through a service customization mechanism. Web service selection based on customized results can also be optimized by reusing the pre-matching results between domain services and Web services. Feasibility of the whole approach is demonstrated on an example.


Domain-Specific Reuse Domain Service Model Service Capability Diversity Variability-Supported Service Matching Service Customization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianwu Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jian Yu
    • 1
  • Paolo Falcarin
    • 1
  • Yanbo Han
    • 3
  • Maurizio Morisio
    • 1
  1. 1.Software Engineering Research Group, Dept. of Control and Computer EngineeringPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.San Diego Supercomputer CenterUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.Research Centre for Grid and Service Computing, Institute of Computing TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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