Innovative Solutions and Applications of Web Services Technology

Innovative Solutions and Applications of Web Services Technology

Liang-Jie Zhang (Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd., China) and Yishuang Ning (Tsinghua University, China)
Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 316
ISBN13: 9781522572688|ISBN10: 1522572686|EISBN13: 9781522572695|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7268-8


With the development of Web 2.0 technologies, the internet has become a huge platform for information and data sharing. As such, web services provide an important foundation for branching technologies in end-user computing and applications. To make online technology more accessible for users, it is important to optimize web services to function properly or offer a personalized experience.

Innovative Solutions and Applications of Web Services Technology is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of existing technologies for web service usability and accessibility. Highlighting a range of topics including business processes, cyber-physical systems, and recommendation accuracy, this book is ideally designed for IT professionals, researchers, graduate-level students, software developers, academicians, and computer engineers seeking current research on adapting online information and services to user needs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer Set Programming
  • Blockchain
  • Business Processes
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Model-Based Development
  • Privacy Policy
  • Recommendation Accuracy
  • Semantic Service Composition
  • Web Service Clustering

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Liang-Jie Zhang is a research staff member and program manager of application architectures and realization at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Dr. Zhang has made significant, original contributions to services computing innovations and interactive media systems. He is the founding chair of IBM Research's Services Computing Professional Interest Community and has been leading an IBM service-oriented architecture (SOA) tooling and architecture research project for years. He has been coleading IBM's SOA Solution Stack (aka SOA Reference Architecture: Solution View) project since 2004.

His new book Services Computing was published by Springer in 2007. He has received two IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards, an IBM Plateau Invention Achievement Awards, an Outstanding Achievement Award from the World Academy of Sciences, and an Innovation Leadership Award from the China Institute of Electronics. Zhang has thirty-seven granted patents and twenty pending patent applications. As the lead inventor, he holds federated Web services discovery and dynamic services composition patents. LJ chairs the SOA and Web Services Standards Working Group to define the IEEE 1723 Standard for SOA Solution Reference Architecture. He is the chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on services computing.

Dr. Yishuang Ning is a Postdoctoral Researcher of Research at Kingdee International Software Group Company Limited and Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D degree in computer science and technology from the Tsinghua University in 2017. His research interests include deep learning, machine translation, emphasis detection and expressive speech synthesis as well as user intention understanding of speech. Dr. Ning has published more than 10 research papers in journals and conference proceedings in speech and artificial intelligence fields, including MTA, AAAI, ICASSP, ICME, Interspeech, etc. Some of his research papers have been published in top-tier conferences. He is a member of CCF and ISCA, and an associate editor of International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR).