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Ontology-based composition and matching for dynamic cloud service coordination

Pahl, Claus and Gacitua-Decar, Veronica and Wang, Ming-Xue and Yapa Bandara, Kosala (2012) Ontology-based composition and matching for dynamic cloud service coordination. International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 6 (3/4). pp. 195-206. ISSN 1744-2621

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Abstract

Recent cross-organisational software service offerings, such as cloud computing, create higher integration needs. In particular, services are combined through brokers and mediators, solutions to allow individual services to collaborate and their interaction to be coordinated are required. The need to address dynamic management - caused by cloud and on-demand environments - can be addressed through service coordination based on ontology-based composition and matching techniques. Our solution to composition and matching utilises a service coordination space that acts as a passive infrastructure for collaboration where users submit requests that are then selected and taken on by providers. We discuss the information models and the coordination principles of such a collaboration environment in terms of an ontology and its underlying description logics. We provide ontology-based solutions for structural composition of descriptions and matching between requested and provided services.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Service coordination; Tuple space; Dynamic service composition; Service Ontology; Cloud Service Coordination; Cloud Mediation
Subjects:Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:Inderscience
Official URL:http://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijmso
Copyright Information:©2012 Inderscience
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:17107
Deposited On:04 Oct 2012 14:06 by Claus Pahl. Last Modified 04 Oct 2012 14:06

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