Advertisement

E-Marketplace for Semantic Web Services

  • Witold Abramowicz
  • Konstanty Haniewicz
  • Monika Kaczmarek
  • Dominik Zyskowski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5364)

Abstract

Automation of processes is a crucial factor for enterprises operating within a modern collaborative business environment. In order to ensure flexible operations, companies tend to build their IT systems in accordance with the SOA paradigm and take advantage of the Semantic Web technologies. The mentioned tendency especially in case of cooperating organizations requires support for automated service discovery and fast integration of discovered artefacts. Currently, one can easily find several initiatives that aim at automation of already pointed tasks. As a part of this work, we analyze a number of different frameworks that implement, support and facilitate interactions inherent to Semantic Web services and indicate their shortcomings. Having completed this survey, we propose a general model of SWS e-marketplace taking into account all important aspects that a featured model should provide. In order to achieve this goal, a set of features provided by the surveyed frameworks is compiled with a set of additional traits that were not considered before. Moreover, the model is enriched with economical requirements driven by service providers’ and service requesters’ needs.

Keywords

Service Provider Business Process Service Composition Service Level Agreement Service Requester 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Hepp, M., Leymann, F., Domingue, J., Wahler, A., Fensel, D.: Semantic Business Process Management: A Vision Towards Using Semantic Web Services for Business Process Management. In: Proceedings of the IEEE ICEBE 2005, Beijing, China, October 18-20, pp. 535–540 (2005)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Lamparter, S., Agarwal, S.: Specification of Policies for Automatic Negotiations of Web Services. In: Hendler, L.K.A.T.F.A.J. (ed.) Semantic Web and Policy Workshop, held in conjunction with the 4th International Semantic Web Conference, Galway, Ireland (2005)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Papazoglou, M.P., Georgakopoulos, D.: Service-oriented computing. Introduction to the Communications of the ACM 46(10) (October 2003)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Papazoglou, M.P., Traverso, P., Dustdar, S., Leymann, F.: Service-Oriented Computing Research Roadmap. European Union Information Society Technologies (IST), Directorate DGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Li, L., Horrocks, I.: A software framework for matchmaking based on semantic web technology. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the World Wide Web, Budapest, Hungary (May 2003)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Bussler, C., Maedche, A., Fensel, D.: A Conceptual Architecture for Semantic Web Enabled Web services. ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data 31(4) (December 2002)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Deng, S., Wu, Z., Li, Y.: ASCEND: a framework for automatic service composition and execution in dynamic environment. In: Proceedings of International Conference Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 3457–3461 (2004)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Bakos, J.Y.: Reducing buyer search costs: Implications for electronic marketplaces. Management Science 43(12), 1676–1692 (1997)CrossRefzbMATHGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Hadaya, P.: Determinants of the future level of use of electronic marketpalces: The case of Canadian firms. Electronic Commerce Research 6(2), 173–185Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Raisch, W.D.: The eMarketplace: Strategies for success in B2B ecommerce. McGraw Hill, New York (2001)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Adams, J., Koushik, S., Vasudeva, G., Galambos, G.: Patterns for e-business - a strategy for reuse (2001)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Feldman, S.: E-business: Electronic Marketplaces. IEEE Internet Computing, (4) 93–95 (2000)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Grey, W., Olavson, T., Shi, D.: The role of e-marketplaces in relationship-based supply chains: a survey. IBM Systems Journal 44(1) (2005)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Hidalga, A.N., Zhao, L., Falcone-Sampaio, P.R.: Leveraging e-marketplaces models for Web service-based application development. In: Pages-Casas, L. (ed.) Web services, vol. VII (2006)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Mueller, I., Braun, P., Rossak, W.: Integrating Mobile Agent Technology into an e-marketplace solution: The InterMarket Marketplace: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (2002)Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Chiu, D.K.W., Poon, J.K.M., Lam, W.C., Tse, C.Y., Su, W.H.T., Poon, W.S.: How ontologies can help in an e-marketplace. In: 13th European Conference on Information Systems, Information Systems in Rapidly Changing Economy (ECIS 2005), Regensburg, Germany, May 26-28, 2005) (2005)Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Lamparter, S., Schnizler, B.: Trading services in ontology-driven markets. In: The Proceedings of the 2006 ACM symposium on Applied computing, pp. 1679–1683. ACM Press, New York (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Li, Z., Zhao, H., Ramanathan, S.: Pricing web services for optimizing resource allocation - an implementation scheme. In: Web 2003, Seattle (2003)Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Shmueli, O.: Architectures For Internal Web Services Deployment. In: Proceedings of the 27th VLDB Conference, Roma, Italy (2001)Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Liu, C., Peng, Y., Chen, J.: Web Services Description Ontology-Based Service Discovery Model. In: IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2006 Main Conference Proceedings) (WI 2006), pp. 633–636 (2006)Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Abramowicz, W., Haniewicz, K., Kaczmarek, M., Zyskowski, D.: Architecture for Web services filtering and clustering. In: The Proceedings of ICIW 2007, IEEE 2007 (2007)Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Abramowicz, W., et al.: Application-oriented Web Services Filtering. In: The Proceedings of International Conference on Next Generation Web Services Practices, pp. 63–68. IEEE, Los Alamitos (2005)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Abramowicz, W., et al.: Architecture for Service Profiling. In: Castellanos, M., Yang, J. (eds.) Proceedings of 2006 IEEE Services Computing Workshops (SCW 2006), pp. 121–127. IEEE Press, Los Alamitos (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Maximilien, E.M., Singh, M.P.: Conceptual Model of Web services Reputation. SIGMOD Record (2002)Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Akkiraju, R., et al.: Combining planning with semantic matching to achieve web service composition. In: 4th International Conference on Web Services, ICWS 2006 (2006)Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Lamparter, S., Luckner, S., Mutschler, S.: Formal Specification of Web Service Contracts for Automated Contracting and Monitoring. In: The Proceedings of the 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. IEEE, Los Alamitos (2007)Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Oldham, N., Verma, K., Sheth, A., Hakimpour, F.: Semantic WS-Agreement Partner Selection. In: Proc. of the 15th Int. WWW Conf., Edinburgh, UK (2006)Google Scholar
  28. 28.
    Vivying, S.Y., Cheng, V.S.Y., Hung, P.C.K., Chiu, D.K.W.: Enabling Web Services Policy Negotiation with Privacy preserved using XACML, HICSS. In: 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2007), p. 33 (2007)Google Scholar
  29. 29.
    Kuropka, D., Weske, M.: Implementing a semantic service provision platform. In: Concepts and Experiences, Wirtschaftsinformatik, vol. 1, pp. 16–24 (2008)Google Scholar
  30. 30.
    Haller, A., Cimpian, E., Mocan, A., Oren, E., Bussler, C.: WSMX - A Semantic Service-Oriented Architecture. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services. IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos (2005)Google Scholar
  31. 31.
    Canfora, G., Corte, P., De Nigro, A., Desideri, D., Di Penta, M., Esposito, R., Falanga, A., Renna, G., Scognamiglio, R., Torelli, F., Villani, M., Zampognaro, P.: The C-Cube framework: developing autonomic applications through web services. SIGSOFT Softw. Eng. Notes 30, 1–6 (2005)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    Lamparter, S., Schnizler, B.: Trading services in ontology-driven markets. In: Proceedings of the 2006 ACM symposium on Applied computing, Dijon, France. ACM, New York (2005)Google Scholar
  33. 33.
    Lamparter, S.: Policy-based Contracting in Semantic Web Service Markets. Karlsruhe, Univeristy of Karlsruhe (2007)Google Scholar
  34. 34.
    Kuster, W., Koenig-Ries, B., Stern, M., Klein, M.: DIANE: an integrated approach to automated service discovery, matchmaking and composition. In: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web, Banff, Alberta, Canada. ACM Press, New York (2007)Google Scholar
  35. 35.
    Tolksdorf, R., Bizer, C., Heese, R.: A Web Service Market Model based on Dependencies. In: The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2003) (Posters), Budapest, Hungary (2003)Google Scholar
  36. 36.
    Cheng, S., Chang, C., Zhang, L., Kim, T.-H.: Towards Competitive Web Service Market. In: Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems. IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos (2007)Google Scholar
  37. 37.
    Brambilla, M., Ceri, M., Facca, F., Celino, I., Cerizza, D., Valle, E.D.: Model-driven design and development of semantic Web service applications. ACM Trans. Interet Technol. 8(3)Google Scholar
  38. 38.
    Verma, K., Sivashanmugam, K., Sheth, A., Patil, A., Oundhakar, S., Miller, J.: METEOR-S WSDI: A Scalable P2P Infrastructure of Registries for Semantic Publication and Discovery of Web Services. Inf. Technol. and Management 6, 17–39 (2005)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. 39.
    Abamowicz, W., et al.: Automatic Web services interactions - requirements, challenges and limits from the F-WebS system perspective. In: The Proceedings of International Conference on Next generation Web Services Practices, IEEE 2006 (2006)Google Scholar
  40. 40.
    Cardoso, J.: The Semantic Web Vision: Where Are We? IEEE Intelligent Systems 22, 84–88 (2005)MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Barros, A., Dumas, M., Bruza, P.: The move to Web services ecosystem. BPTrends (2005)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Witold Abramowicz
    • 1
  • Konstanty Haniewicz
    • 1
  • Monika Kaczmarek
    • 1
  • Dominik Zyskowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsPoznan University of Economics Al.PoznanPoland

Personalised recommendations