Web service management system for bioinformatics research: a case study.

Xu, Kai and Yu, Qi and Liu, Qing and Zhang, Ji and Bouguettaya, Athman (2011) Web service management system for bioinformatics research: a case study. Service Oriented Computing and Applications, 5 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1863-2386

[img]
Preview
PDF
625kB

Abstract

In this paper, we present a case study of the design and development of a Web Service management system for bioinformatics research. The described system is a prototype that provides a complete solution to manage the entire life cycle of Web services in bioinformatics domain, which include semantic service description, service discovery, service selection, service composition, service execution, and service result presentation. A challenging issue we encountered is to provide the system capability to assist users to select the "right" service based on not only functionality but also properties such as reliability, performance, and analysis quality. As a solution, we used both bioinformatics and service ontology to provide these two types of service descriptions. A service selection algorithm based on skyline query algorithm is proposed to provide users with a short list of candidates of the \best" service. The evaluation results demonstrate the eciency and scalability of the service selection algorithm. Finally, the important lessons we learned are summarized and remaining challenging issues are discussed as possible future research directions.

Item Type:Article
Research Areas:Science & Technology > Human Computer Interaction
Science & Technology > Science & Technology
ID Code:7037
Permissions granted by publisher:Post refereed as permitted by publisher.
Deposited On:17 Feb 2011 14:03
Last Modified:18 Nov 2013 16:32

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Full text downloads (NB count will be zero if no full text documents are attached to the record)

Downloads per month over the past year