Automatic Composition of Semantic Web Services using Process Mediation

TitleAutomatic Composition of Semantic Web Services using Process Mediation
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsZixin Wu, Karthik Gomadam, Ajith Ranabahu, Amit Sheth, John Miller
Conference Name9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICES 2007)
Conference LocationFunchal, Portugal
Abstract

Web service composition has quickly become a key area of research in the services oriented architecture community. One of the challenges in composition is the existence of heterogeneities across independently created and autonomously managed Web service requesters and Web service providers. Previous work in this area either involved significant human effort or in cases of the efforts seeking to provide largely automated approaches, overlooked the problem of data heterogeneities, resulting in partial solutions that would not support executable workflow for real-world problems. In this paper, we present a planning-based approach to solve both the process heterogeneity and data heterogeneity problems. Our system successfully outputs an executable BPEL file which correctly solves non-trivial real-world process specifications outlind in the 2006 SWS Challenge.

Full Text

Wu, Zixin,Karthik Gomadam, Ajith Ranabahu, Amit P. Sheth, and John A. Miller, “Automatic Composition of Semantic Web Services using Process Mediation,”in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICES 2007), Funchal, Portugal, June 12–16, 2007, pp. 453–461.