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A Quality-Aware Approach to Web Services Procurement [chapter]

Octavio Martín-Díaz, Antonio Ruiz-Cortés, David Benavides, Amador Durán, Miguel Toro
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present some implementation issues on a quality-aware approach to WSP, whose solution is mainly based on using mathematical constraints to define quality-of-service in demands and offers  ...  Web services bring programmers a new way to develop advanced applications able to integrate any group of services on the Internet into a single solution.  ...  Figure 7 shows a comparative among current quality-aware approaches to WSP.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39406-8_4 fatcat:rrp4qh4vr5by5dxpz4zliabsk4

A Combinatorial Procurement Auction for QoS-Aware Web Services Composition

Megha Mohabey, Y. Narahari, Sudeep Mallick, P. Suresh, S.V. Subrahmanya
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering  
This paper presents a novel combinatorial auction approach to QoS aware dynamic web services composition.  ...  Such an approach would enable not only stand-alone web services but also composite web services to be a part of a business process.  ...  In addition to this, we describe a software tool, QWESC (QoS-Aware WEb Services Composer), for QoS-aware web services composition based on the proposed approach.  ... 
doi:10.1109/coase.2007.4341711 dblp:conf/case/MohabeyNMSS07 fatcat:s3xmhb5t6jes3kcqprs2htcja4

An Intelligent Procurement Marketplace forWeb Services Composition

Megha Mohabey, Y. Narahari, Sudeep Mallick, P. Suresh, S.V. Subrahmanya
2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'07)  
This paper presents an intelligent procurement marketplace for finding the best mix of web services to dynamically compose the business process desired by a web service requester.  ...  We develop a combinatorial auction approach that leads to an integer programming formulation for the web services composition problem.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank the support provided by the Infosys Technologies, Bangalore in undertaking this research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wi.2007.145 dblp:conf/webi/MohabeyNMSS07 fatcat:mpqp6dqaljhntdwxv3z5oci7la

An Approach to Temporal-Aware Procurement of Web Services [chapter]

Octavio Martín-Díaz, Antonio Ruiz-Cortés, Amador Durán, Carlos Müller
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In the context of web service procurement (WSP), temporal-awareness refers to managing service demands and offers which are subject to validity periods, i.e. their evaluation depends not only on quality  ...  In this paper, we present a constraint-based approach to temporal-aware WSP.  ...  Introduction Web service procurement (WSP)-including automated search and selection-of the best web services according to their offered quality of service (QoS) is an activity which is gaining importance  ... 
doi:10.1007/11596141_14 fatcat:i2jl4u5snjg5tfzdnogcmntch4

Automating the Procurement of Web Services [chapter]

Octavio Martín-Díaz, Antonio Ruiz-Cortés, Amador Durán, David Benavides, Miguel Toro
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
As government agencies and business become more dependent on web services, software solutions to automate their procurement gain importance.  ...  to specify quality-ofservice in offers.  ...  Figure 3 shows a comparative study among the most prominent (as far as we know) quality-aware approaches to WSP.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24593-3_7 fatcat:7soz3qvqs5dghc4cgixixwpura

Page 1507 of Management & Marketing Abstracts Vol. 30, Issue 10 [page]

2005 Management & Marketing Abstracts  
The disciplined ap- proach, which most procurement professionals adopt, should lead to a better quality of service, freeing HR professionals to focus on the more strategic aspects of their role.  ...  According to the results of a survey, entitled Procurement Benchmarking of Residential Care Home Services, 81% of residential care services spend is managed by one off purchases.  ... 

The world bank e-Procurement for the selection of consultants: challenges and lessons learned

Knut Leipold, Jason Klemow, Francine Holloway, Kishor Vaidya
2004 Journal of Public Procurement  
This paper introduces and examines the implementation of the World Bank's electronic procurement initiative for the selection of consultants, which is expected to foster consistency of practice worldwide  ...  Web Services also helped to validate the services for future projects.  ...  In the end, it was determined that the solution would need to complete an end-to-end procurement to be successful, hence a 'Total Solution Approach.'  ... 
doi:10.1108/jopp-04-03-2004-b001 fatcat:kpjv4obvhvejzblyvtdlyhypzm

Introduction to the Fifth Workshop on Non-Functional Properties and Service Level Agreements Management in Service-Oriented Computing (NFPSLAM-SOC 2011) [chapter]

Flavio De Paoli, Ioan Toma, Carlos Pedrinaci, Marcel Tilly
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Clearly, there are investigations of service-level agreements (SLA) and quality of service (QoS) to guarantee service delivery.  ...  These new domains impose new requirements on SOA, such as a huge data volume, mediation between various data structures and a large number of sources that need to be procured, processed and provided.  ...  The paper "Applying QoS-aware Service Selection on Functionally Diverse Services" proposes a clustering method to leverage background knowledge on the compatibility of the services, and enable heuristic  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31875-7_11 fatcat:j57wogeeuvg7fjc67zwugaz7gu

Bayesian Network with CSA to optimize the selection of QoS- aware Web service

Saravanan Chandrasekaran, Vijay Bhanu Srinivasan, Latha Parthiban
2018 International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering  
The Quality of Service (QoS) is a crucial factor for selecting a web service.  ...  The proposed BN-CSA model approach, takes into account the response time, reliability and accuracy for the selection of QoS-aware web service.  ...  of Quality of Service -aware Web Service.  ... 
doi:10.21817/ijcse/2018/v10i2/181002018 fatcat:dtpm4vp5kbc3vkkueshbe7eauy

User-Centric Smart Services in the Cloud [chapter]

Karuna P. Joshi, Yelena Yesha, Ant A. Ozok, Yaacov Yesha, Ashwini Lahane, Hari Kalva, Ankur Agarwal, Borko Furht
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We also define the new applications of Policy Manager, Service Manager, Service Procurer and Service Integrator that will allow Smart Services to operate efficiently on the Smart Internet.  ...  In this chapter we describe our vision for the next generation of IT services. Services will be automatically discovered, procured and integrated with the service consumer"s technical environment.  ...  Maximilien and Singh [6] propose an ontology to capture quality of a web service so that quality attributes can be used while selecting a service.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16599-3_16 fatcat:73lupd6x5faqjfoziixeooew2u

An efficient and secured approach for sequential and transparent identity validation of user in internet services

P Kalyan Chakravathy, K Vasavi Devi, T Sai Sri, SK Abu Saleha
2017 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
These days, it ends up noticeably genuine worry to give greater security to web administrations. Along these lines, secure client verification is the central assignment in security frameworks.  ...  In such approach, single shot check is less proficient in light of the fact that personality of client is perpetually amid entire session.  ...  To stay away from that, a solitary biometric attribute is designed and biometrics validation depends on different biometrics qualities and new approach for session administration and client's confirmation  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i1.1.10823 fatcat:ublsrg4hhbavtplyqfvsdmgqea

Identifying a Sustainable Food Procurement Strategy in Healthcare Systems: A Scoping Review

Goiuri Alberdi, Mirene Begiristain-Zubillaga
2021 Sustainability  
The development of a Sustainable Food Procurement Strategy is an opportunity to counteract these negative effects.  ...  The outcomes framework highlights multilevel governance, a sustainable food supply system, and healthy and sustainable food services as the main action areas for a sustainable food procurement strategy  ...  . * Where sources of evidence (see second footnote) are compiled from, such as bibliographic databases, social media platforms, and Web sites. † A more inclu-sive/heterogeneous term used to account for  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13042398 fatcat:yqqsukb6mzbtlf3pxstd5merbe

Improving E-Procurement in Supply Chain Through Web Technologies: The HYDRA Approach [chapter]

Giner Alor-Hernandez, Alberto A., Guillermo Cortes-Robles, Cuauhtemoc Sanchez-Ramirez
2011 Supply Chain Management - New Perspectives  
A recent study by Deloitte Consulting of 200 global firms indicates that 30% have begun www.intechopen.com Improving E-Procurement in Supply Chain Through Web Technologies: The HYDRA Approach 713 implementing  ...  The move to e-procurement provides a unique opportunity for supply managers for two reasons.  ...  In this scenario, we approach the fundamental problem of determining how a client can discover and invoke the Web services available to carry out e-procurement?  ... 
doi:10.5772/21459 fatcat:is6uu7vgsbgazlfdkkdn3tgwza

Providing web services to mobile users: the architecture design of an m-service portal

Minder Chen, Dongsong Zhang, Lina Zhou
2005 International Journal of Mobile Communications  
Finally, we suggest some further research issues of dynamic web services in the context of m-service portals and context-aware m-services. (2005) 'Providing web services to mobile users: the architecture  ...  In this paper, we first use a generic technical architecture. Then, we provide a classification matrix for grouping various mobile services.  ...  Web services Web services provide a standard-based approach to implementing distributed components.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmc.2005.005870 fatcat:i3jute5phbhtdda6lwam2qe3mm

Ms1_Picse Communication Plan

Sara Garavelli, Nicholas Ferguson, Silvana Muscella
2016 Zenodo  
Developing a clear PICSE identity This document explains the activities that will be carried out and the tools that will be implemented to achieve each of the above mentioned objectives.  ...  To this end, the Plan aims to be sufficiently flexible so as to ensure focused activities can be coordinated as event participation and other new opportunities arise.  ...  Users can post their content (the posts are moderated by PICSE consortium to ensure a high quality service) and leave comments.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.49372 fatcat:cgvefli65vdebolqseiq4uttoq
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