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Intention-Based Automated Composition Approach for Coordination Protocol
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
By Ryuichi Takahashi,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Kenji Tei,Yoshiaki Fukazawa
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 260-267
In systems that require several services to collaborate, specifying coordination protocols is vital, but costly. Additionally, several properties, which are derived from laws, regulations, requirements, etc., must be satisfied. Coordination protocol compos...
 
Web Service Selection Algorithm Using Vickrey Auction
Found in: 2012 IEEE 19th International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
By Atsushi Watanabe,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Yoshiaki Fukazawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 336-342
The technology for web services has facilitated composition of a new service by combining existing services. The resulting composite service is required to guarantee Quality of Service (QoS), such as price, in addition to the demanded function. Each compos...
 
Multi-objective Service Composition with Time- and Input-Dependent QoS
Found in: 2012 IEEE 19th International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
By Florian Wagner,Adrian Klein,Benjamin Klopper,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 234-241
Optimizing the Quality-of-Service (QoS) levels of a service workflow is essential for the user satisfaction in Service-oriented Computing. For that purpose, QoS computation models are applied to reflect the actual QoS experienced by the user during service...
 
A Probabilistic Approach for Long-Term B2B Service Compositions
Found in: 2012 IEEE 19th International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
By Adrian Klein,Florian Wagner,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 259-266
Service composition algorithms are used for realizing loosely coupled interactions in Service-Oriented Computing. Starting from an abstract workflow, concrete services are matched, based on their QoS, with the preferences and constraints of users. Current ...
 
Trust Computation in Web Service Compositions Using Bayesian Networks
Found in: 2012 IEEE 19th International Conference on Web Services (ICWS)
By Mohammad-Reza Motallebi,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 623-625
The concept of trust in web services mainly deals with the degree of belief that a client or a group of clients have over services functioning satisfactorily and providing the expected results. With services being invoked in composition with each other, co...
 
Efficient Heuristic Approach with Improved Time Complexity for Qos-Aware Service Composition
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Adrian Klein,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 436-443
Service-Oriented Architecture enables the composition of loosely coupled services provided with varying Quality of Service (QoS) levels. Given a composition, finding the set of services that optimizes some QoS attributes under given QoS constraints has bee...
 
Service Selection with Combinational Use of Functionally-Equivalent Services
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Nobuaki Hiratsuka,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 97-104
Due to the increase in Web services, many recent studies have been addressing the service selection problem based on non-functional or quality aspects. Our study incorporates combinational use of functionally-equivalent services into the problem to compose...
 
QoS-Aware Automatic Service Composition by Applying Functional Clustering
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Florian Wagner,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 89-96
With the steadily growing number of service providers the competition becomes more and more intense. In order to find a distinctive edge over other competitors, automatic service composition can be applied to further adapt to the requirements of the users....
 
Bridging the Gap between Semantic Web Service Composition and Common Implementation Architectures
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa,Satoshi Katafuchi,Florian Wagner,Yoshiaki Fukazawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 152-159
Semantic web techniques have been leveraged in planning methods for automated service composition. Typically, inputs and outputs of services are described in abstract concepts for efficient and meaningful matching between output of one service and input of...
 
Business Semantics Centric Reliability Testing for Web Services in BPEL
Found in: Services, IEEE Congress on
By Yongbo Wang, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 237-244
The Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) has become the standard in web service composition, so that been adopted by industries to create mission critical services. The business process reliability especially business process consistency when some se...
 
Description and Matching of Triggering Capabilities in Event-Driven Services
Found in: Services, IEEE Congress on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 197-204
Event-driven services, or notification and event-handling services, provide specific information or functionality, repeatedly in a periodical or reactive way in response to events in which consumers are interested. Although such services have played primar...
 
Toward Consistent Combination of Service Selection Methods and Process Adaptation Methods
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 635-636
A variety of methods have been proposed for selection of service providers as well as adaptation of business processes to manage service providers. However, each method is discussed under a certain set of often implicit assumptions or expectations. It has ...
 
Specifying and Checking Refinement Relationships in VDM++
Found in: Software Engineering and Formal Methods, IEEE International Conference on
By Yojiro Kawamata, Christian Sommer, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 220-227
Formal methods allow to verify several properties of specifications and implementations. Intra-specification consistency means that a specification does not contradict itself. When specifications evolve over time, one also wants to check inter-specificatio...
 
A Constraint-Based Approach for Developing Consistent Contracts in Composite Services
Found in: Services, IEEE Congress on
By Basem Suleiman, Fuyuki Ishikawa
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 392-399
A key problem that challenges the designers of service-oriented systems is ensuring the consistency of composite Web service contracts based on their parameters. This paper utilizes constraint satisfaction approach to examine the problem at design time and...
 
Coordination Protocol Composition Approach Using Metadata in Multi-agent Systems
Found in: Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, IEEE International
By Ryuichi Takahashi, Kenji Tei, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden, Yoshiaki Fukazawa
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 372-378
In e-Business, agents need to coordinate with each other. Coordination protocols that specify the defining orders of message passing are very important. The scale of e-Business grows with the advancement of technology, and the number of agents involved con...
 
Towards Agile Service-oriented Business Systems: A Directive-oriented Pattern Analysis Approach
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Soo Ling Lim, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Eric Platon, Karl Cox
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 231-238
Volatile requirements should be managed such that changes can be introduced into the system in a quick and structured way. This paper presents Directive-oriented Pattern Analysis (DoPA), a requirements engineering approach that handles volatile requirement...
 
Developing Consistent Contractual Policies in Service Composition
Found in: Asia-Pacific Conference on Services Computing. 2006 IEEE
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 527-534
The notion of contracts (or agreements) has been con- sidered useful to promote mutual understanding and con- figuration in service provision between its consumer and provider. However, it has not been discussed how consis- tency can be ensured in multiple...
 
Policy-based Runtime Partner Management in ProcessBased Services
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 1191-1194
BPEL and similar languages have been provided a foundation for process-based implementation of composite Web services. These languages allow dejinition of orchestration processes without concrete binding information of involved partners. Although this appr...
 
Protocol Selection alongside Service Selection and Composition
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Jose Ghislain Quenum, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 719-726
This paper addresses the issue of coordination mechanism selection in agent based service oriented computing systems. We aim to strengthen the current research on service selection and composition with a dynamic choice of the underlying coordination mechan...
 
PID-filtered Negotiation for Decision Making in Dynamic Coverage Problem
Found in: Tools with Artificial Intelligence, IEEE International Conference on
By Satoshi Kataoka, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 481-488
Negotiation between robots is often needed in wireless ad-hoc robot network. In dynamic coverage problem, wireless ad-hoc robots move in the field negotiating with other robots frequently. Robots are tied with P2P network and determine their actions autono...
 
Smartive: Agreement-based Mobile Composite Agents for Multimedia Services
Found in: Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 19
This work considers encapsulation of multimedia contents as services, and their autonomous provision and distribution by agents. This approach enables content providers to have their contents provided and distributed together with their own business logics...
 
Incorporating Agreements on Service Options into BPEL-based Services
Found in: Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 796-803
To achieve flexibility in Service-Oriented Computing, applied values of service options, such as required payment and application-specific quality values, should be determined and agreed for every pair of a service provider and a consumer, by matching both...
 
Mobile and Cooperative Compounds of Multimedia Services
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Yasuyuki Tahara, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 129-138
<p>This work proposes a novel model where multimedia contents with their related services (business processes and functions) are packaged together as mobile agents. This is intended to enable content providers both to encapsulate their contents and t...
 
Behavior Descriptions of Mobile Agents for Web Services Integration
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Yasuyuki Tahara, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 342
Web Services technology for interoperability, dynamic discovery and integration of distributed components is to be applied in various environments, such as networks of relatively narrow and unstable wireless connections. However, in such environments it is...
 
Modeling, Analyzing and Weaving Legal Interpretations in Goal-Oriented Requirements Engineering
Found in: Requirements Engineering and Law
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Rihoko Inoue, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 39-44
As many laws are concerned with information systems, each organization needs to carefully examine a law and determine technical requirements as well as its operational policies with sufficient concreteness. Legal interpretations essentially affect decision...
 
Investigating Country Differences in Mobile App User Behavior and Challenges for Software Engineering
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
By Soo Ling Lim,Peter Bentley,Natalie Kanakam,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:February 2015
pp. 1
Mobile applications (apps) are software developed for use on mobile devices and made available through app stores. App stores are highly competitive markets where developers need to cater to a large number of users spanning multiple countries. This work hy...
 
ArbitCheck: A Highly Automated Property-Based Testing Tool for Java
Found in: 2014 IEEE Seventh International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation Workshops (ICSTW)
By Kohsuke Yatoh,Kazunori Sakamoto,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 405-412
Lightweight property-based testing tools are becoming popular these days. With property-based testing, developers can test properties of the system under test against large varieties of randomly generated inputs without writing test cases. Despite the adva...
 
Robust Service Compositions with Functional and Location Diversity
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Florian Wagner,Fuyuki Ishikawa,Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 1
Service composition provides a means of customized and flexible integration of service functionalities. Quality-of-Service (QoS) optimization algorithms select services to adapt workflows to the non-functional requirements of the user. With increasing numb...
 
A communication process for global requirements engineering
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Software and System Process (ICSSP 2013)
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Ita Richardson, Sajid Ibrahim Hashmi
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 136-140
Globally distributed software development teams face problems with software development life cycle phases, as the distributed nature of each of these phases make it even more challenging to communicate between the stakeholders. Global distance can give ris...
     
Towards robust service compositions in the context of functionally diverse services
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '12)
By Florian Wagner, Benjamin Kloepper, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 969-978
Web service composition provides a means of customized and flexible integration of service functionalities. Quality-of-Service (QoS) optimization algorithms select services in order to adapt workflows to the non-functional requirements of the user. With in...
     
Towards network-aware service composition in the cloud
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '12)
By Adrian Klein, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 959-968
Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) enables the composition of loosely coupled services provided with varying Quality of Service (QoS) levels. Selecting a (near-)optimal set of services for a composition in terms of QoS is crucial when many functionally equiv...
     
Service-oriented and autonomous distribution and provision of multimedia contents
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS '06)
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 949-951
This work considers encapsulation of multimedia contents as services, and their autonomous provision and distribution by agents. This approach enables content providers to have their contents provided and distributed together with their own business logics...
     
Agent synthesis: partnership and agreement in cooperative mobile agents
Found in: Proceedings of the fourth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS '05)
By Fuyuki Ishikawa, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden, Yasuyuki Tahara
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 1267-1268
This work focuses on an emerging extension to traditional agent models, called Hierarchical Mobile Agents model, where an agent can contain other agents recursively. The model enables agents to dynamically build a partnership to integrate their services, m...
     
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