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Toward Quality-Driven Web Service Discovery
May/June 2008 (vol. 10 no. 3)
pp. 24-28
Eyhab Al-Masri, University of Guelph
Qusay H. Mahmoud, University of Guelph
Despite the proliferation of service-oriented architecture (SOA) techniques for reusing software assets, Web service discovery remains an obstacle to fully realizing service-oriented computing. Given that Web service discovery is a key component in SOC, the lack of Web service quality standards and quality-based discovery mechanisms can stand in the way of dynamic business-to-business interactions. This article discusses the challenges associated with Web service discovery and proposes a solution based on the quality of Web service (QWS) concept.

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Index Terms:
Web service discovery, UDDI, QoS, quality-driven discovery, quality of Web service, QWS dataset, Web service broker
Citation:
Eyhab Al-Masri, Qusay H. Mahmoud, "Toward Quality-Driven Web Service Discovery," IT Professional, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 24-28, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MITP.2008.59
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