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Re: DAML-S and the UDDI initiative

From: Steven Gollery <sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 09:55:21 -0700
Message-ID: <3D10B779.241AD650@cadrc.calpoly.edu>
To: www-ws@w3.org

The paper referenced in [1] is not currently available from the page given.
According to the maintainer of the site, the papers there were only downloadable
around the dates of the conference. They may be available from the authors
themselves, and there will be a book containing all of them, to be published in

Steven Gollery

Massimo Paolucci wrote:

> Erik Hellman writes:
>  >
>  > Hi!
>  >
>  > This is a simple question that might result in a quite long answer. ;)
> I will try to give you a short answer to your good questions.
> There is no direct connection between UDDI and DAML-S, so you will not
> find anywhere in their documents references to one or the other.
> Nevertheless,  there is an encoding of DAML-S Profiles into UDDI
> records, such an encoding is described in [1].  Using that encoding
> you can register DAML-S descriptions as UDDI records in UDDI.
> Also, soon we will release a DAML-S registry that will use the
> semantic matching capabilities of DAML-S [2] to enhance UDDI.  The
> registry is under development, but the first version will be out
> soon.
> A DAML-S API for DAML-S based on Jena will hopefully available by the
> end of the month.  It is currently under test.
> Let me know if you have additional questions,
> --- Massimo
> [1] M. Paolucci, T. Kawamura, T. R. Payne, K. Sycara
>     Importing the Semantic Web in UDDI
>     http://pcsiwa12.rett.polimi.it/~pernici/WSeBT/program.html
> [2] Massimo Paolucci, Takahiro Kawamura, Terry R. Payne, Katia Sycara;
>     "Semantic Matching of Web Services Capabilities." Forthcoming in Proceedings
>     of the 1st International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2002)
>     available from http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~softagents/publications.html
>  >
>  > Since I started working with Web Services, the only tools, APIs and
>  > platforms available are only focused on the standards presented by UDDI.
>  > They use SOAP for communication, WSDL for integration and UDDI for
>  > discovery (basically). Where will DAML-S fit in to all of this? I have
>  > only found one Java API for DAML (Jena from HP) and none of the other
>  > software vendors even mention the existance of DAML-S anywhere. Is
>  > DAML-S supposed to be an alternative to the UDDI approach or is there
>  > any work on integrating the two standards in progress?
>  >
>  > The reason I'm asking is that I am about to decide if I should use
>  > DAML-S in my more advanced discovery mechanism or whether I should
>  > focuson the once (less complex) presented by UDDI.
>  >
>  > Regards,
>  > Erik Hellman
>  >
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