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Issue No. 04 - July/August (2004 vol. 19)
ISSN: 1541-1672
pp: 32-41
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw , Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Matthew Johnson , Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Andrzej Uszok , Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Jeff Dalton , University of Edinburgh
Austin Tate , University of Edinburgh
Stuart Aitken , University of Edinburgh
Renia Jeffers , Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
ABSTRACT
KAoS policy and domain services help with policy specification, analysis, disclosure, and enforcement of policies for Semantic Web Services. The authors describe these capabilities in the context of three example applications: Grid Policy Management, Coalition Search and Rescue and the Semantic Firewall. This has uncovered requirements for increasing the policy's expressivity beyond what you can do with description logic (for example, role-value maps). As the result of analysis, KAoS concludes whether policy allows a particular workflow step and whether the performing this step would incur additional policy-generated obligations. The authors also discuss issues in representing processes in OWL-S.
INDEX TERMS
KAoS, policy and domain services, policy specification, Semantic Web Services
CITATION
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Matthew Johnson, Andrzej Uszok, Jeff Dalton, Austin Tate, Stuart Aitken, Renia Jeffers, "KAoS Policy Management for Semantic Web Services", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 19, no. , pp. 32-41, July/August 2004, doi:10.1109/MIS.2004.31
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