Semantic Annotations for WSDL

Jacek Kopecký,
Chair, Semantic Annotations for WSDL Working Group

WWW2006, Scotland, Edinburgh

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Tasks common around Web Services

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Semantic Web Services efforts in W3C

Semantic Annotations for WSDL

Model references
Point to semantic description of a WSDL component
Example: XML element <price> is an item price in US dollars
Example: operation add adds item to shopping basket
Schema mapping
Describes mapping of data between XML and semantic representation
Example: XML element <address> becomes an instance of OWL class Address, mapping the children appropriately
Interface category
Puts an interface into some taxonomy
Example: interface Printer falls among printing interfaces

Scope of SAWSDL

Working Group

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