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Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on (2006)
Guilin, Guangxi, China
Nov. 1, 2006 to Nov. 3, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2673-X
pp: 31
Mehmet S. Aktas , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, USA
Sangyoon Oh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, USA
Geoffrey C. Fox , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Phys., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, USA
Marlon E. Pierce , Community Grids Lab., Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, USA
ABSTRACT
As the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles have gained importance, an emerging need has appeared for methodologies to locate desired services that provide access to their capability descriptions. These services must typically be assembled into short-term service collections that, together with code execution services, are combined into a meta-application to perform a particular task. To address metadata requirements of these problems, we introduce XML Metadata Services to manage both stateless and stateful (transient) metadata. We leverage the two widely used web service standards: Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) and Web Services Context (WS-Context) in our design. We describe our approach and experiences when designing “semantics” for XML Metadata Services. We report results from a prototype of the system that is applied to mobile environment for optimizing Web Service communications.
INDEX TERMS
XML metadata services, Grid/Web services, Service Oriented Architectures, WS-Context
CITATION

M. S. Aktas, Sangyoon Oh, G. C. Fox and M. E. Pierce, "XML Metadata Services," Second International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge, and Grid (SKG 2006)(SKG), Guilin, 2012, pp. 31.
doi:10.1109/SKG.2006.113
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