Wei-Li Lin

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Appropriate use of group consensus on service consumers' QoS opinions can improve web service discovery. Web service participants with different backgrounds or preferences may not be easy to reach consensus on their Web service QoS opinions, so they should be treated as multi-groups. Also, to prevent to possible useful opinions from being omitted(More)
Ensuring consensus on QoS attributes is imperative for the discovery of web services. Inconsistent views of service providers and consumers on QoS attributes could be problematic, even though they have consensus on characteristics. For instance, they may have distinct views of the QoS attribute of service reliability, wherein a consumer considers that a(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t QoS has been considered as a significant factor for web service marketing and selection. The interpretation of QoS value from web service consumers and providers would be very different. However, a large group of web service participants with different backgrounds may have difficulties in reaching consensus on the(More)
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