USING SEMANTIC WEB AND SERVICE ORIENTED TECHNOLOGIES TO BUILD LOOSELY COUPLED SYSTEMS - SWOAT – A Service and Semantic Web Oriented Architecture Technology

Bruno Caires, Jorge Cardoso

Abstract

The creation of loosely coupled and flexible applications has been a challenge faced by most organizations. This has been important because organization systems need to quickly respond and adapt to changes that occur in the business environment. In order to address these key issues, we implemented SWOAT, a ‘Service and Semantic Web Oriented Architecture Technology’ based middleware. Our system uses ontologies to semantically describe and formalize the information model of the organization, providing a global and integrated view over a set of database systems. It also allows interoperability with several systems using Web Services. Using ontologies and Web services, clients remain loosely coupled from data sources. As a result, data structures can be changed and moved without having to change all clients, internal or external to the organization.

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Caires B. and Cardoso J. (2007). USING SEMANTIC WEB AND SERVICE ORIENTED TECHNOLOGIES TO BUILD LOOSELY COUPLED SYSTEMS - SWOAT – A Service and Semantic Web Oriented Architecture Technology . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-88-7, pages 226-232. DOI: 10.5220/0002386902260232


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@conference{iceis07,
author={Bruno Caires and Jorge Cardoso},
title={USING SEMANTIC WEB AND SERVICE ORIENTED TECHNOLOGIES TO BUILD LOOSELY COUPLED SYSTEMS - SWOAT – A Service and Semantic Web Oriented Architecture Technology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={226-232},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002386902260232},
isbn={978-972-8865-88-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - USING SEMANTIC WEB AND SERVICE ORIENTED TECHNOLOGIES TO BUILD LOOSELY COUPLED SYSTEMS - SWOAT – A Service and Semantic Web Oriented Architecture Technology
SN - 978-972-8865-88-7
AU - Caires B.
AU - Cardoso J.
PY - 2007
SP - 226
EP - 232
DO - 10.5220/0002386902260232