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Privacy-aware web service composition and ranking

Privacy-aware web service composition and ranking
Privacy-aware web service composition and ranking
Service selection is a key issue in the Future Internet, where applications are built by composing services and content offered by different service providers. Most existing service selection schemas only focus on QoS properties of services such as throughput, latency and response time, or on their trust and reputation level. By contrast, the risk of privacy breaches arising from the selection of component services whose privacy policy is not compliant with customers' privacy preferences is largely ignored. In this paper, we propose a novel privacy-preserving Web service composition and selection approach which (i) makes it possible to verify the compliance between users' privacy requirements and providers' privacy policies and (ii) ranks the composite Web services with respect to the privacy level they offer. We demonstrate our approach using a travel agency Web service as an example of service composition.
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Costante, Elisa
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Paci, Federica
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Zannone, Nicola
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Costante, Elisa
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Paci, Federica
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Costante, Elisa, Paci, Federica and Zannone, Nicola (2013) Privacy-aware web service composition and ranking At 2013 IEEE International Conference on Web services (ICWS), United States. 08 Jun - 03 Jul 2013. , pp. 131-138. (doi:10.1109/ICWS.2013.27).

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Abstract

Service selection is a key issue in the Future Internet, where applications are built by composing services and content offered by different service providers. Most existing service selection schemas only focus on QoS properties of services such as throughput, latency and response time, or on their trust and reputation level. By contrast, the risk of privacy breaches arising from the selection of component services whose privacy policy is not compliant with customers' privacy preferences is largely ignored. In this paper, we propose a novel privacy-preserving Web service composition and selection approach which (i) makes it possible to verify the compliance between users' privacy requirements and providers' privacy policies and (ii) ranks the composite Web services with respect to the privacy level they offer. We demonstrate our approach using a travel agency Web service as an example of service composition.

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e-pub ahead of print date: July 2013
Venue - Dates: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Web services (ICWS), United States, 2013-06-08 - 2013-07-03
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 403224
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/403224
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Date deposited: 02 Dec 2016 13:52
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:43

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Author: Elisa Costante
Author: Federica Paci
Author: Nicola Zannone

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