Task Memories and Task Forums: A Foundation for Sharing Service-Based Personal Processes

  • Rosanna Bova
  • Hye-Young Paik
  • Boualem Benatallah
  • Liangzhao Zeng
  • Salima Benbernou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4749)


The growing number of online accessible services call for effective techniques to support users in discovering, selecting, and aggregating services. We present WS-Advisor, a framework for enabling users to capture and share task memories. A task memory represents knowledge (e.g., context and user rating) about services selection history for a given task. WS-Advisor provides a declarative language that allows users to share task definitions and task memories with other users and communities. The service selection component of this framework enables a user agent to improve its service selection recommendations by leveraging task memories of other user agents with which the user share tasks in addition to the local task memories.


Task Memory Task Category Service Composition Service Selection User Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosanna Bova
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hye-Young Paik
    • 3
  • Boualem Benatallah
    • 3
  • Liangzhao Zeng
    • 4
  • Salima Benbernou
    • 1
  1. 1.LIRIS, University of Lyon 1France
  2. 2.LIESP, University of Lyon 1France
  3. 3.CSE, University of New South WalesAustralia
  4. 4.IBM T. J. Watson Research Center Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 

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