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2003

Ontology-Based Systems

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Semantic E-Workflow Composition, Jorge Cardoso, Amit P. Sheth Nov 2003

Semantic E-Workflow Composition, Jorge Cardoso, Amit P. Sheth

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Systems and infrastructures are currently being developed to support Web services. The main idea is to encapsulate an organization's functionality within an appropriate interface and advertise it as Web services. While in some cases Web services may be utilized in an isolated form, it is normal to expect Web services to be integrated as part of workflow processes. The composition of workflow processes that model e-service applications differs from the design of traditional workflows, in terms of the number of tasks (Web services) available to the composition process, in their heterogeneity, and in their autonomy. Therefore, two problems need ...