On the reputation of communities of web services

Hamdi Yahyaoui, Zakaria Maamar, Jamal Bentahar, Nabil Sahli, Said Elnaffar, Philippe Thiran
2008 Proceedings of the 8th international conference on New technologies in distributed systems - NOTERE '08  
Web services communities are virtual clusters that agglomerate Web services with the same functionality. However, selecting the best community to deal with is challenging to both users and providers. Reputation has been widely used for evaluating and ranking candidates. In this paper, we introduce a reputation-based Web services community architecture and define some of the performance metrics that are needed to assess the reputation of a Web service community as perceived by the users and providers.
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doi:10.1145/1416729.1416735 dblp:conf/notere/YahyaouiMBSET08 fatcat:cp5scd6c2nat7jltwmkw72di7y