A Heuristic Approach to Semantic Web Services Classification

  • Miguel Ángel Corella
  • Pablo Castells
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4253)


Web service technologies, and the vision of semantically-enhanced services, aim to be key enablers to further exploit the potential of the Web as a platform where units of functionality can be deployed, shared, and assembled in a much more flexible way than it is possible today. Due to the expectable growth of the number of services offered in the WWW, the need for service repositories and mechanisms for their (semi)automatic organization and discovery of services is becoming increasingly important. In this paper, we propose a heuristic-based mechanism that enables service publishers to (semi)automatically classify their services in a service taxonomy managed by a service repository.


Domain Ontology Service Classification North American Industry Classification System Service Repository UDDI Registry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Ángel Corella
    • 1
  • Pablo Castells
    • 1
  1. 1.Escuela Politécnica SuperiorUniversidad Autónoma de MadridMadridSpain

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