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Validation Aspects of Automatic Service Composition

  • Mazen Malek Shiaa
  • Jan Ove Fladmark
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4907)

Abstract

The paper studies the validation aspects of service composition, in particular the goal-based aspects. By service composition we are targeting the automated composition of service components that fit certain demands from a portfolio of available service components – typically referred to as service repository. It is arguable that the use of ontologies and semantic annotations of service components constitute an intelligent way to enhance service discovery and service composition mechanisms. However, validating the intention of a certain composition – goals – and verifying its requirements is still a topic for research development. This paper presents a simple approach to validate service compositions based on goal annotations. The effectiveness of this approach is highlighted through a simplified service example.

Keywords

semantic annotations automatic service composition validation service platforms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mazen Malek Shiaa
    • 1
  • Jan Ove Fladmark
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of TelematicsNTNU universityNorway

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