Preselection of Electronic Services by Given Business Services Based on Semantic Concept Correspondence Applied for the Logistics Domain

  • Rolf Kluge
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6568)


Service oriented environments consist of electronic and business services. Business services encapsulate core business activities whereas electronic services support the operation of business services by means of enterprise software applications. In environments with a large number of business and electronic services, methods for the selection of electronic services for certain business services are needed. This paper presents a conceptual approach for a preselection of electronic services that potentially fits the needs of a given business service based on semantic concept correspondence. The approach is based on the hypothesis that the higher the correspondence between semantically described concepts of business and electronic services the higher the probability of a match between them. This will support decision making during electronic service evaluation. The approach is elaborated based on certain requirements and evaluated by a use case scenario of the logistics domain.


Service Evaluation Service Discovery Preselection Semantic Web services Ontology Matching Logistics Transportation Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf Kluge
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Information Systems InstituteUniversity of LeipzigGermany
  2. 2.Department of ComputingMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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