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The Semantics of "Semantics"
September/October 2009 (vol. 13 no. 5)
pp. 96,94-95
Charles Petrie, Stanford University
The author describes a specific view of "semantics" with respect to annotations of Web services that are intended to make them more dynamically useful. The intent is to be clear about the semantics of "semantics" in this context and to discuss objective operational tests for the degree that semantics are used in Web service discovery and composition by using a software engineering perspective.

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Index Terms:
semantics, Web services, software engineering
Citation:
Charles Petrie, "The Semantics of "Semantics"," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 96,94-95, Sept.-Oct. 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.117
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