Grounding OWL-S in SAWSDL

  • Massimo Paolucci
  • Matthias Wagner
  • David Martin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4749)


SAWSDL and OWL-S are Semantic Web services languages that both aim at enriching WSDL with semantic annotation. In this paper, we analyze the similarities and differences between the two languages, with the objective of showing how OWL-S annotations could take advantage of SAWSDL annotations. In the process, we discover and analyze representational trade-offs between the two languages.


Semantic Representation Service Description Semantic Annotation Message Type Semantic Markup 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Paolucci
    • 1
  • Matthias Wagner
    • 1
  • David Martin
    • 2
  1. 1.DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH 
  2. 2.Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International 

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