Wuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences

, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 1306–1310 | Cite as

Web service description and discovery based on semantic model

Web Services and Worklow Models


A novel semantic model of Web service description and discovery was proposed through an extension for profile model of Web ontology language for services (OWL-S) in this paper. Similarity matching of Web services was implemented through computing weighted summation of semantic similarity value based on specific domain ontology and dynamical satisfy extent evaluation for quality of service (QoS). Experiments show that the provided semantic matching model is efficient.

Key words

Web service service description service discovery semantic model quality of service (QoS) 

CLC number

TP 393 


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© Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Xuemei
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xu Lizhen
    • 1
  • Dong Yisheng
    • 1
  • Wang Yongli
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computer Science and EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjing, JiangsuChina
  2. 2.Information Management InstituteFujian College of Traditional Chinese MedicineFuzhou, FujianChina

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