Giving Meaning to GI Web Service Descriptions

  title={Giving Meaning to GI Web Service Descriptions},
  author={Florian Probst and Michael Lutz},
Composition of web services based on currently available descriptions such as WSDL are error-prone because the meaning (or semantics) of the labels used in these syntactic descriptions is unclear. We identify three types of problems that can result from semantically heterogeneous descriptions during service composition. These problems call for a Semantic Reference System for semantically annotating symbols, i.e. referencing symbols to concepts and semantically grounding these concepts. We… CONTINUE READING