WSMO-Lite Annotations for Web Services

  • Tomas Vitvar
  • Jacek Kopecký
  • Jana Viskova
  • Dieter Fensel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5021)


Current efforts in Semantic Web Services do not sufficiently address the industrial developments of SOA technology in regards to bottom-up modeling of services, that is, building incremental layers on top of existing service descriptions. An important step in this direction has been made in the W3C by the SAWSDL WG proposing a framework for annotating WSDL services with arbitrary semantic descriptions. We build on the SAWSDL layer and define WSMO-Lite service ontology, narrowing down the use of SAWSDL as an annotation mechanism for WSMO-Lite. Ultimately, our goal is to allow incremental steps on top of existing service descriptions, enhancing existing SOA capabilities with intelligent and automated integration.


Semantic Description Functional Description Behavioral Description Abstract State Machine Service Ontology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomas Vitvar
    • 1
  • Jacek Kopecký
    • 1
  • Jana Viskova
    • 2
  • Dieter Fensel
    • 1
  1. 1.Semantic Technology Institute (STI)University of InnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Department of Information NetworksUniversity of ZilinaSlovakia

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