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Addressing the contract issue, standardisation for QoS

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posted on 25.08.2011 by Russell Lock, Glen Dobson, Ian Sommerville
Higher level service support mechanisms are an integral part of the future vision for Web / Grid Services. This paper argues that the areas of discovery, differentiation, negotiation, monitoring and non-repudiation of agreements cannot be considered in isolation to each other. The areas outlined above are examined, primarily from a trust perspective, focusing on the use of contracts to guarantee QoS attributes. The paper explores the need for greater standardisation in the area, to specify semantics more clearly; in doing so we outline the progress of our own QoSOnt QoS attribute specification ontology. The paper goes on to briefly discuss two tools; firstly, SQRM, designed to allow service discovery, querying and requirement specification utilising the QoSOnt ontology; and secondly, TRANSACT, an existing contract negotiation tool designed to provide end-to-end contracting, encompassing an automated negotiation engine.

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LOCK, R., DOBSON, G. and SOMMERVILLE, I., 2005. Addressing the contract issue, standardisation for QoS. IN: Cunningham, P. and Cunningham, M. (eds.). Innovation and the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications, Case Studies. Amsterdam: IOS Press.

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2005

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This book chapter was published in: Innovation and the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications, Case Studies [© IOS Press] http://www.iospress.nl/ It was previously presented at eChallenges e2005 19 - 21 October 2005, Ljubljana, Slovenia http://www.echallenges.org/e2005/.

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9781586035631

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