Future of Computer Software Systems: Commodity or Service?

  • Raymond Paul
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3026)


Web Services (WS) received significant attention recently by government agencies and computer industries. WS provides a new architecture/paradigm for building distributed computing applications based on XML. It provides a uniform and widely accessible interface to glue the services implemented by the other middleware platform over the Internet by utilizing standard Internet protocols such as WSDL, SOAP and UDDI.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond Paul
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DefenseWashington, DC

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