Enterprise Interoperability Ontology for SOC applied to Logistics

Wout Hofman

Abstract

The Service Oriented Architecture (SOA, [1]) can be applied to enterprise integration. It creates an Internet of services for enterprises. Service science [2] defines services in term of value propositions of enterprises to customers. Both service science and the Internet of services require a form of mediation between customer requirements and service capabilities like for instance identified in [3]. However, mediation is not yet automated, thus can not be applied real time. Furthermore, many business areas already have agreement on semantics and interaction sequencing based on existing business documents, thus, mediation is not always required for a certain business area. This paper presents an ontology to support business services (Ontology Web Language (OWL), [18]). The concepts shared at business level are based on existing approaches like Resource, Event, Agent used for auditing and control [4] and builds upon service frameworks like OWL-S [13]. The ontology will be specialized to logistics and compared with other approaches that might be applied to enterprise integration.

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Hofman W. (2010). Enterprise Interoperability Ontology for SOC applied to Logistics . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Architectures, Concepts and Technologies for Service Oriented Computing - Volume 1: ACT4SOC, (ICSOFT 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-20-1, pages 66-78. DOI: 10.5220/0003050400660078


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@conference{act4soc10,
author={Wout Hofman},
title={Enterprise Interoperability Ontology for SOC applied to Logistics},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Architectures, Concepts and Technologies for Service Oriented Computing - Volume 1: ACT4SOC, (ICSOFT 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={66-78},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003050400660078},
isbn={978-989-8425-20-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Architectures, Concepts and Technologies for Service Oriented Computing - Volume 1: ACT4SOC, (ICSOFT 2010)
TI - Enterprise Interoperability Ontology for SOC applied to Logistics
SN - 978-989-8425-20-1
AU - Hofman W.
PY - 2010
SP - 66
EP - 78
DO - 10.5220/0003050400660078