Decoupling of Heterogeneous Semantic Service Annotations and Their Semantic Models – Towards an Integrated Approach in a Multi-Service-Provider-Scenario

  • Jannis Rake
  • Marten Schönherr
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4907)


The introduction of Service-Oriented Architectures often promises effective and efficient service support of the organization’s business processes. Matching and combining the right services to support the processes can only be ensured, if the service functionalities are semantically annotated. However, service discovery within heterogeneous annotations can become a problem. The following paper introduces an integrated approach to deal with heterogeneous semantic annotations of different service providers. Based on deduction from the state-of-the-art of semantic annotations for services, the developed approach establishes four strategies as the prerequisites for a common search base.


Business Process Service Composition Semantic Model Service Discovery Semantic Annotation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jannis Rake
    • 1
  • Marten Schönherr
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer SciencesTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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