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—Due to increasing competitive pressure, manufacturing companies need to support flexible and scalable business processes – both on the shop floor and in their enterprise software systems. Cloud manufacturing is a recent approach to realize real-world manufacturing processes by applying well-known basic concepts from the field of Cloud computing to this(More)
In Service-oriented Architectures, business processes can be realized by composing loosely coupled services. If services in the Internet of Services with comparable functionalities but varying quality levels are available at different costs on service marketplaces, service requesters can decide, which services from which service providers to select. The(More)
In Service-oriented Architectures, business processes can be realized by composing loosely coupled services. The problem of QoS-aware service composition is widely recognized in the literature. Existing approaches on computing an optimal solution to this problem tackle structured business processes, i.e., business processes which are composed of XOR-block,(More)
With the Internet of Services, Web services from all areas of life and business will be offered to service consumers. Even though Web service technologies make it easy to consume services on arbitrary devices due to their platform-independence, service messaging is heavyweight. This may cause problems if services are invoked using devices with limited(More)