The Self-Serv Environment for Web Services Composition

Benatallah, Boualem, Sheng, Quan Z., & Dumas, Marlon (2003) The Self-Serv Environment for Web Services Composition. IEEE Internet Computing, 7(1), pp. 40-48.

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Self-Serv aims to enable the declarative composition of new services from existing ones, the multiattribute dynamic selection of services within a composition, and peer-to-peer orchestration of composite service executions. Self-Serv adopts the principle that every service, whether elementary or composite, should provide a programmatic interface based on SOAP and the Web Service Definition Language. This does not exclude the possibility of integrating legacy applications, such as those written in CORBA, into the service's business logic. To integrate such applications, however, first requires the development of appropriate adapters. The paper considers how the mechanism for composing services in Self-Serv is based on two major concepts: the composite service and the service container.

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ID Code: 9949
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2003.1167338
ISSN: 1089-7801
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
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Deposited On: 04 Oct 2007 00:00
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