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Issue No.04 - July/August (2011 vol.15)
pp: 48-54
Zakaria Maamar , Zayed University
Noura Faci , Universite Lyon I
Leandro Krug Wives , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Youakim Badr , Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon
Pedro Bispo Santos , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Jos’e Palazzo M. de Oliveira , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
ABSTRACT
<p>Service engineers often struggle to locate the relevant Web services needed to satisfy users' requests. The authors describe how service engineers can capitalize on Web services' interactions &#x2014; namely, collaboration, substitution, and competition &#x2014; to build social networks for service discovery. Through these networks, Web services identify those peers with which they'd like to work, those that can replace them in case of failure, and those that compete against them for selection. Building a Web service's social network requires six steps, which the article describes.</p>
INDEX TERMS
interaction, discovery, social network, Web service
CITATION
Zakaria Maamar, Noura Faci, Leandro Krug Wives, Youakim Badr, Pedro Bispo Santos, Jos’e Palazzo M. de Oliveira, "Using Social Networks for Web Services Discovery", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.15, no. 4, pp. 48-54, July/August 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.27
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