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Discovering Remote Software Services that Satisfy Requirements: Patterns for Query Reformulation

  • Nektarios Dourdas
  • Xiaohong Zhu
  • Neil Maiden
  • Sara Jones
  • Konstantinos Zachos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4001)

Abstract

Developing service-centric applications will require developers to discover candidate services during requirements processes. However such discovery is challenging due to the ontological mismatch between requirement and service descriptions. We propose patterns to re-express requirements-based service queries using classes of solution service, to increase the likelihood of discovering relevant services from service registries. We report a prototype pattern language developed for service-based vehicle fleet management, and demonstrate its use with an example.

Keywords

Service Discovery Query Expansion Software Service Service Description Word Sense 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nektarios Dourdas
    • 1
  • Xiaohong Zhu
    • 2
  • Neil Maiden
    • 2
  • Sara Jones
    • 2
  • Konstantinos Zachos
    • 2
  1. 1.SAPWalldorfGermany
  2. 2.Centre for HCI DesignCity UniversityUK

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