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Web Service Composition and New Frameworks in Designing Semantics

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Web Services are among the most important emerging technologies in the e-business, computer software, and communication industries with the potential to redefine the ways that companies do business and exchange information. Web Service Composition and New Frameworks in Designing Semantics: Innovations highlights new developments in Semantic Web services, service-oriented systems, and Web services composition, among others. This book is a valuable resource providing leading technologies, developments, ideas, and trends to an international readership of researchers and engineers in the field of Web services.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. SECTION 1 - SERVICES COMPOSITION
    2. SECTION 2 - MATCHMAKING AND SUBSTITUTION
    3. SECTION 3 – QUALITY OF SERVICES (QOS)
    4. SECTION 4 – SECURITY AND PRIVACY
  6. Section 1: Services Composition
    1. Chapter 1: Web Services Compositions Modelling and Choreographies Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WEB SERVICE COMPOSITIONS MODELLING
      4. COMMUNICATION SEMANTICS FOR BPEL PROCESSES
      5. VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION
      6. RELATED WORK
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    2. Chapter 2: A Dependable Infrastructure for Cooperative Web Services Coordination
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TUPLE SPACES
      4. DEPSPACE: A DEPENDABLE TUPLE SPACE
      5. WS-DEPENDABLESPACE
      6. EVALUATION
      7. APPLICATIONS
      8. RELATIONSHIP WITH WS SPECIFICATIONS
      9. RELATED WORK
      10. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Protocol-Level Service Composition Mismatches
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODELING SERVICE INTERACTION WITH PETRI NETS
      4. PROTOCOL-LEVEL MISMATCH ANALYSIS
      5. RELATED WORK
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: A Federated Approach to Information Management in Grids
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RELEVANT WORK
      4. 3. HYBRID SERVICE
      5. 4. SEMANTICS
      6. 5. ARCHITECTURE
      7. 6. EVALUATION
      8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  7. Section 2: Matchmaking and Substitution
    1. Chapter 5: Specifying and Composing Web Services with an Environment Ontology-Based Approach
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ENVIRONMENT ONTOLOGY
      4. 3. CAPABILITY SPECIFICATION OF WEB SERVICES
      5. 4. WEB SERVICE COMPOSITION
      6. 5. RELATED WORK
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: Managing the Replaceability of Web Services Using Underlying Semantics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RELATED WORK
      4. 3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
      5. 4. APPLYING FCA TO SERVICES
      6. 5. SEARCHING REPLACEABLE SERVICES IN RSLattice
      7. 6. EXPERIMENTS
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 7: Similarity Measures for Substituting Web Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WEB SERVICE MAJORS
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. EXPERIMENTAL ARCHITECTURE
      6. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      7. EVALUATION
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 8: Service Flavors
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 FLAVORING ASPECTS: DIFFERENTIATING ASPECTS OF A SERVICE
      4. 3 MODELING FLAVORING ASPECTS AS SERVICE POLICIES
      5. 4 CONVERTING SERVICE POLICY MODELS TO EXECUTABLE POLICY SPECIFICATIONS
      6. 5 ENFORCING SERVICE POLICIES IN THE SOA MIDDLEWARE
      7. 6 RELATED WORK
      8. 7 CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  8. Section 3: Quality of Services (QoS)
    1. Chapter 9: Flexible Probabilistic QoS Management of Orchestrations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OUR APPROACH
      4. QoS COMPUTING
      5. PROBABILISTIC CONTRACTS AND THEIR COMPOSITION
      6. PROBABILISTIC CONTRACT MONITORING
      7. EXPERIMENTS
      8. RELATED WORK
      9. CONCLUSION AND PERSPECTIVES
      10. APPENDIX: THE ORCHESTRATION FORMAL MODEL
    2. Chapter 10: Optimal Fault Tolerance Strategy Selection for Web Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. FAULT TOLERANCE STRATEGIES
      4. 3. DISTRIBUTED EVALUATION FRAMEWORK
      5. 4. FAULT TOLERANCE SELECTION
      6. 5. IMPLEMENTATION
      7. 6. EXPERIMENTS
      8. 7. RELATED WORK AND DISCUSSION
      9. 9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 11: Satisfying End User Constraints in Service Composition by Applying Stochastic Search Methods
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. QUALITY MODEL
      5. A SCALABLE APPROACH FOR QUALITY DRIVEN SEMANTIC WEB SERVICE COMPOSITION
      6. IMPLEMENTATION AND EXPERIMENTS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 12: The MACE Approach for Caching Mashups
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MACE: BACKGROUND AND DESIGN OVERVIEW
      4. CACHE INDEXING FOR EFFICIENT DATA REUSE
      5. RANGE QUERIES AND TAXONOMY AWARENESS
      6. CACHE POINT SELECTION TECHNIQUE
      7. EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS
      8. RELATED WORK
      9. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 4: Security and Privacy
    1. Chapter 13: Enhancing Security Modeling for Web Services Using Delegation and Pass-On
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 SYSTEM MODEL
      4. 3 ENHANCED SECURITY MODEL FOR SERVICE CHAIN
      5. 4 ENHANCED SYSTEM MODEL AND GENERAL SYSTEM FLOW
      6. 6 CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 14: Behavioral Attestation for Web Services Based Business Processes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. SERVICE BEHAVIOR
      6. 5. TARGET ARCHITECTURE
      7. 6. BEHAVIOR MEASUREMENT
      8. 7. BEHAVIORAL ATTESTATION
      9. 8. IMPLEMENTATION
      10. 9. RELATED WORK
      11. 10. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 15: Analyzing Communities of Web Services Using Incentives
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ARCHITECTURE OF REPUTATION-EMBEDDED WEB SERVICE COMMUNITIES
      4. REPUTATION MODEL
      5. SOUND LOGGING MECHANISM
      6. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      7. RELATED WORK
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 16: DiALog
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSINESS CASE
      4. REQUIREMENTS
      5. AUDITING THE DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING OF DATA
      6. DIALOG
      7. STICKY LOGGING
      8. PROOF OF SOUNDNESS AND COMPLETENESS
      9. RELATED WORK
      10. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 17: Selective Service Provenance in the VRESCo Runtime
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. SERVICE PROVENANCE APPROACH
      6. PROVENANCE SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS
      7. EVALUATION
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors