A Smart User Interface for Service-Oriented Web

  • Shiping Chen
  • Surya Nepal
  • Athman Bouguettaya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6724)


The Web enters a new era where contents are to take the back seat and services will take the driver seat to form a service-oriented web. In this paper, we present a smart user interface design for this emerging service-oriented web. The design leverages the advances of semantic web and service composition technologies to provide an intelligent and generic user interface to query, compose and execute web services for a variety of user tasks. First we develop a simple cost model for estimating the development and learning overheads of web service interfaces for service-oriented applications as the motivation of this work. Then, we present the design of the service-oriented browser and discuss the enabling technologies. A prototype system is developed using existing technologies and standards as proof of concept.


User Interface Service-Oriented Architecture Semantic Web Service Model Service Query Service Composition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiping Chen
    • 1
  • Surya Nepal
    • 1
  • Athman Bouguettaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Engineering LaboraroryCSIRO ICT CentreAustralia

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