Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
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Web Service Composition

  • Jörg Hoffmann
  • Ingo Weber
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_132

Synonyms

Glossary

Automatic composition

The process of creating a composition based on a description of what it should achieve

BP

A business process that “consists of a set of activities that are performed in coordination in an organizational and technical environment” (Weske 2007)

BPEL

Business Process Execution Language, a programming language for creating compositions

BPM

Business process management “includes concepts, methods, and techniques to support the design, administration, configuration, enactment, and analysis of business processes” (Weske 2007)

BPMN

Business Process Model and Notation, a high-level notation and semantics for compositions

Composition

A combination of Web services achieving a higher-value service

Manual composition

The process of creating a composition by hand

Planning

An area of artificial intelligence aiming at equipping computers with general problem-solving capabilities

SOA

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Notes

Acknowledgments

Parts of this entry are based on other publications of the authors, as cited in the text.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceSaarland UniversitySaarbrückenGermany
  2. 2.Data61CSIROSydneyAustralia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Gottron
    • 1
  • Stefan Schlobach
    • 2
  • Steffen Staab
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Web Science and TechnologiesUniversität Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany
  2. 2.YUAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Institute for Web Science and TechnologiesUniversität Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany