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Author Flügge, Matthias ♦ Tourtchaninova, Diana
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Complex Service ♦ Appropriate Tool ♦ Interoperability Platform ♦ Workflow Engine ♦ Execution Framework ♦ Ongoing Work ♦ Owl-s Service Ontology ♦ Execution Phase ♦ User-specified Constraint ♦ Travel Industry ♦ Proposed Framework ♦ Visual Modelling ♦ Self-contained Activity Component ♦ Semantic Web Service Composition ♦ Concrete Service Instance ♦ Semantic Lookup ♦ Ontology-derived Activity Component ♦ Satine Project ♦ Deployment Phase ♦ Defined Building Block ♦ Well-defined Set ♦ Execution Life-cycle ♦ Visual Orchestration ♦ Activity Component ♦ Whole Composition
Description In this paper we present our ongoing work in creating a semantic Web service composition and execution framework. The efforts described are undertaken in the context of the SATINE project that develops a semantic based interoperability platform for the travel industry. The proposed framework provides mechanisms and tools for both, visual orchestration of semantically well defined building blocks and the semantic lookup and invocation of concrete service instances that comply with user-specified constraints. As the core of our approach we introduce self-contained activity components that are created semiautomatically based on OWL-S service ontologies. By exposing a well-defined set of interfaces an activity component is being used and manipulated by appropriate tools throughout the whole composition and execution life-cycle, i.e. during visual modelling of the complex service, in the deployment phase and in the execution phase when being invoked by a workflow engine.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-01-01
Publisher Institution In: Proc. of the Int. Workshop on Semantic Web Technologies in Electronic Business (SWEB2004), Berliner XML Tage