Title: Web services and matchmaking
Authors: Simon Field, Yigal Hoffner
Addresses: Matching Systems Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland. IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland
Abstract: This paper discusses the need for detailed and comprehensive information models for web services that go a long way beyond currently available models. In this context, the need for this information creates several requirements of the matchmaking facilities needed to find matching business partners. The paper discusses these requirements and provides an assessment of some existing directory and matchmaking facilities. Finally, a working system that addresses these needs is presented.
Keywords: web services; virtual enterprise; partners search; matchmaking.
International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 2003 Vol.2 No.1, pp.16 - 32
Published online: 13 Dec 2003 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article