Enabling USDL by tools

Heller, Markus, Schmeling, Benjamin, Heinzl, Steffen, Leidig, Torsten, Duddy, Keith, Sandfuchs, Thorsten, Klein, Andreas, & Allgaier, Matthias (2012) Enabling USDL by tools. In Barros, Alistair P. & Oberle, Daniel (Eds.) Handbook of Service Description -- USDL and its Methods. Springer, The United States of America, pp. 385-414.

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Fundamental tooling is required in order to apply USDL in practical settings. This chapter discusses three fundamental types of tools for USDL. First, USDL editors have been developed for expert and casual users, respectively. Second, several USDL repositories have been built to allow editors accessing and storing USDL descriptions. Third, our generic USDL marketplace allows providers to describe their services once and potentially trade them anywhere. In addition, the iosyncrasies of service trading as opposed to the simpler case of product trading. The chapter also presents several deployment scenarios of such tools to foster individual value chains and support new business models across organizational boundaries. We close the chapter with an application of USDL in the context of service engineering.

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ID Code: 52678
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Unified Service Description Language (USDL)
ISBN: 9781461418634
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
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