A Scalable Mechanism for Semantic Service Discovery in Multi-ontology Environment

  • Zhizhong Liu
  • Huaimin Wang
  • Bin Zhou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4459)


Semantic service discovery improves the performance of service matching, due to using ontology and logical reasoning. However, in open distributed computing environment available mechanisms for semantic service discovery face new challenges: increasing scale of systems, multiple coexistent ontologies and so on. Aiming to these problems, a semantic service discovery mechanism based on ontology community, SSD_OC, is proposed in this paper. Multiple coexistent ontologies are supported by SSD_OC and bridging axioms between different ontologies enable users to match services across ontologies. Experiment results show that SSD_OC is scalable and outperform other systems in term of F-Measure.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhizhong Liu
    • 1
  • Huaimin Wang
    • 1
  • Bin Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computer Science, National University of Defense Technology, ChangshaChina

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