Semantic Web Services Language Requirements

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Benjamin Grosof (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michael Gruninger (University of Maryland, College Park)
Michael Kifer (State University of New York, Stony Brook)
David Martin (SRI International)
Deborah McGuinness (KSL, Stanford University)
Bijan Parsia (University of Maryland, College Park)
Terry Payne (University of Southampton)
Austin Tate (AIAI, University of Edinburgh)


This document specifies requirements and objectives for a language to support the most salient aspects of Semantic Web Serives.

Status of this document

Working draft; under development. This document has not yet been approved by the SWSL committee.

Table of contents

1 Introduction

2 General Requirements

3 Process Modeling

4 Advertising and Matchmaking

5 Contracting and Negotiation

6 Enactment

7 Glossary


This document is a result of the work by the members of the Semantic Web Services Language committee and includes contributions from Karl Aberer, Steve Battle, Stefan Decker, Ian Horrocks, Richard Hull, Drew McDermott, and Sheila McIlraith.