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Discovering and assembling individual Web services into more complex yet new and more useful Web processes receive significant attention from the academia recently. In this paper, we explore using pre and post-conditions of Web services to enable their automatic composition. Also, we present a novel technique for discovering semantic relations between pre and post-conditions of different services using their ontological descriptions. This enables determining services with complimentary functions and generating a semantic Web of services. Our technique takes semantic similarity of pre and post-conditions into account and builds on our earlier work on discovering semantic relationships between interfaces (input and output) of Web services.
Services Computing, 2005 IEEE International Conference on (Volume:2 )
Date of Conference: 11-15 July 2005