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Re: DAML-S and the UDDI initiative

From: Monika Solanki <monika@dmu.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 09:17:46 +0100
Message-ID: <3D118FAA.7020909@dmu.ac.uk>
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pls find attached a copy of the paper for all those interested and could 
not find it.



Steven Gollery wrote:

>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
>>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
>> >

Monika Solanki
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