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Introduction

  • M. Brian Blake
  • Liliana Cabral
  • Birgitta König-Ries
  • Ulrich Küster
  • David Martin
Chapter

Abstract

This introduction will provide the necessary background on Semantic Web Services and their evaluation. It will then introduce SWS evaluation goals, dimensions and criteria and compare the existing community efforts with respect to these. This allows comprehending the similarities and differences of these complementary efforts and the motivation of their design.

Keywords

Service Composition Test Collection Missing Element Code Inspection Evaluation Initiative 
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

  • M. Brian Blake
    • 1
  • Liliana Cabral
    • 2
  • Birgitta König-Ries
    • 3
  • Ulrich Küster
    • 3
  • David Martin
    • 4
  1. 1.University of MiamiCoral GablesUSA
  2. 2.KMi, The Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity JenaJenaGermany
  4. 4.Apple, Inc.CupertinoUSA

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