Genie: A Semantic Web Services Composition System base on Ontology

Genie: 온톨로지 기반 시맨틱 웹 서비스 합성 시스템

  • 오지훈 (이프로메디 연구소) ;
  • 시대근 (원광대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 정영식 (원광대학교 컴퓨터 및 정보통신공학부) ;
  • 한성국 (원광대학교 컴퓨터 및 정보통신공학부)
  • Published : 2004.10.01


To make Web Services the real applications, the efficient mechanisms for Web Services discovery, Web Services composition and Web Services execution must be provided. Among these issues, especially, Web Services composition plays the key roles in Web Services applications that are loosely coupled and composed applications consisted of primitive Web Service components. In this paper we demonstrate a new Web Service composition approach using ontologies. We apply ontologies to describe Web Services information such as Web Services input/output parameters, pre conditions, post conditions and other necessary management information. In this paper, we also introduce Action ontology and Object ontology to describe the functional properties of Web Services These ontologies offer semantic description of Web Services functionalities beyond the limitation of the current WSDL. We can achieve semantic interoperabilities between heterogeneous Web Services in terms of conceptual processing and realize semantic services composition. We implement semantic Web Services composition system called Genie based on service description ontologies.


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