Matching Semantic Web Services Using Different Ontologies

  • Le Duy Ngan
  • Angela Goh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3579)


The rapid development of semantic web services has led to a demand for a discovery mechanism. To perform discovery, researchers have developed Matchmakers to match web service requesters and providers. Current Matchmakers do not support the matching of semantic web services that use different ontologies. Thus, even if the web service providers meet the requirement of web service requesters, such a match may be missed. This paper introduces a framework which supports matching web services using different ontologies. The Matchmaker algorithm, which incorporates a means of distinguishing different ontologies, is presented.


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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.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Le Duy Ngan
    • 1
  • Angela Goh
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer EngineeringNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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