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Towards a protocol for the attachment of metadata to service descriptions and its use in semantic discovery

Towards a protocol for the attachment of metadata to service descriptions and its use in semantic discovery
Towards a protocol for the attachment of metadata to service descriptions and its use in semantic discovery
Service discovery in large scale, open distributed systems is difficult because of te need to filter out services suitable to the task at hand from a potentially huge pool of possibilities. Semantic descriptions have been advocated as the key to expressive service discovery, but the most commonly used service descriptions and registry protocol, its implementation and as API for registering semantic service descriptions and other task/user-specific metadata, and for discovering services according to these. Our approach is based on a mechanism for attaching structured and unstructured metadata, which we show to be applicable to multiple registry technologies. The result is an extremely flexible service registry that can be the basis of a sophisticated semantically-enhanced service discovery engine, an essential component of a Semantic Grid.
service discovery, metadata, e-science, grid computing, distributed computing, web services, semantics, bioinformatics
201-211
Miles, S.
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Papay, J.
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Payne, T.
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Luck, M.
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Moreau, L.
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Perrot, Ronald
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Szymanski, Boleslaw
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Miles, S.
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Papay, J.
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Payne, T.
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Luck, M.
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Moreau, L.
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Perrot, Ronald
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Szymanski, Boleslaw
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Miles, S., Papay, J., Payne, T., Luck, M. and Moreau, L. , Perrot, Ronald and Szymanski, Boleslaw (eds.) (2004) Towards a protocol for the attachment of metadata to service descriptions and its use in semantic discovery. Scientific Programming, 201-211.

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Abstract

Service discovery in large scale, open distributed systems is difficult because of te need to filter out services suitable to the task at hand from a potentially huge pool of possibilities. Semantic descriptions have been advocated as the key to expressive service discovery, but the most commonly used service descriptions and registry protocol, its implementation and as API for registering semantic service descriptions and other task/user-specific metadata, and for discovering services according to these. Our approach is based on a mechanism for attaching structured and unstructured metadata, which we show to be applicable to multiple registry technologies. The result is an extremely flexible service registry that can be the basis of a sophisticated semantically-enhanced service discovery engine, an essential component of a Semantic Grid.

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Published date: 2004
Additional Information: Paper selected for publication in this journal from those presented at AxGrids 2004, whose proceedings were also published.
Keywords: service discovery, metadata, e-science, grid computing, distributed computing, web services, semantics, bioinformatics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 261144
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/261144
PURE UUID: c9cea8e9-76ee-4ffe-8ca1-2cdb7833c816
ORCID for L. Moreau: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3494-120X

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Date deposited: 10 Aug 2005
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:03

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Author: S. Miles
Author: J. Papay
Author: T. Payne
Author: M. Luck
Author: L. Moreau ORCID iD
Editor: Ronald Perrot
Editor: Boleslaw Szymanski

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