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Re: New Project with OWL-S

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 08:54:44 -0800
Message-Id: <7BFC3FC2-63C5-11D8-A1E6-000A95DC494A@fla.fujitsu.com>
Cc: public-sws-ig@w3.org
To: Luca Tarrini <luca.tarrini@isti.cnr.it>

I am curious:
  what will the washing machine say to the DVD player: I'm about to 
spin, so turn up the volume?

On Feb 20, 2004, at 5:38 AM, Luca Tarrini wrote:

> Hi all,
> I had send in the last days some email for the problem of  
> interoperability
> and in particular the integration of home devices. The problem is the 
> lack
> of a universal standard that it is shared.
> The ways can be different. I could use a simple wrapper with web 
> services
> (SOAP and HTTP for my communications and WSDL + UDDi for the 
> discovery),
> that is a framework for connecting home computing middleware, and it 
> is good
> solution. But this is not sufficent. Thus the semantic web is the 
> perfect
> solution. As says Lassila, the semantic gadgets technology allows the
> discovery of functionality and services for example in home 
> environment.
> UPnP or Jini, bu the same web services work the problem at a syntactic
> level. Furthermore the experiment in Fujitsu Lab try to resolve this
> problem.
> I and other researchs have thought to develop a shared understanding 
> between
> the consumer electronics in the home environment. It must group any 
> home
> devices (washing machines until DVD). For example, the CECED (European
> Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufactures) is doing a similar 
> operation
> but syntactic level. The CECED will provide this specific and we will 
> start
> from this point.
> We are preparing a new site  
> http://cnuce.isti.cnr.it/HATS/welcome.html in
> which we will provide any information and it is in many of its 
> sections,
> under construction. If everyone is interested or wish begin a new 
> experience
> for the integration of CE with the application of OWL-S and the 
> concept of
> frame [Minsky] is welcome.
> Sorry for my english, but see the link.
> Luca
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