Int. J. of Advanced Media and Communication   »   2007 Vol.1, No.4



Title: Integration of rules and policies for Semantic Web Services


Author: Nima Kaviani, Dragan Gasevic, Marek Hatala, David Clement, Gerd Wagner


Simon Fraser University Surrey, Canada.
Athabasca University, Canada.
Simon Fraser University Surrey, Canada.
Visiphor Corporation, Canada.
Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany


Abstract: Multimedia service providers on the web need their services to be well protected and easily accessible worldwide. This has initiated several lines of research to provide semantically rich policy-aware web services. However, the existence of various technologies to define and protect services has made the communication of services questionable. Currently, it is ambiguous how a broker agent looking for a special object would communicate to an online service provider, with different policy and service definition languages, to obtain the appropriate object. Here, we propose a solution to such problems by introducing an interchange framework to transform business rules and policies between different enterprises using REWERSE Rule Markup Language.


Keywords: semantic web rule languages; SWL; SWRL; policy languages; semantic web services; policy-driven communication; rule interchange format; RIF; multimedia.


DOI: 10.1504/IJAMC.2007.014815


Int. J. of Advanced Media and Communication, 2007 Vol.1, No.4, pp.404 - 423


Available online: 09 Aug 2007



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