WWW 2003 Workshop on E-Services and the Semantic Web

Budapest, Hungary

Tuesday, May 20, 2003


Importand Dates

Submission deadline:
March 10, 2003
April 14, 2003
May 20, 2003




Invited talks

Rick Hull, Bell Labs
E-Services Composition: In Search of Fundamentals

Amit Sheth, University of Georgia
Semantic Web Process Lifecycle:
Role of Semantics in Annotation, Discovery, Composition and Orchestration

Francisco Curbera IBM
Web Services: Application Integration or a New Computing Paradigm?"

Workshop Program

9:00 - 9:10 Workshop Opening
Fabio Casati (Hewelett Packard)
Dimitris Plexousakis (FORTH-ICS)
Presentation: available [ppt file]
Session 1: 9:10-11.00


Invited Talk
Amit Sheth (University of Georgia)
Semantic Web Process Lifecycle: Role of Semantics in Annotation, Discovery, Composition and Orchestration.
Presentation: available [ppt file]
10:10-10:35 Paolucci, Sycara, Nishimura, Srinivasan (CMU)
Toward Semantic Web Services
Presentation: available [ppt file]



Session 2: 11:00-12.40


Mandell, Mcilraith (Stanford)
A Bottom-Up Approach to Automating Web Service Discovery, Customization.
Presentation: available [ppt file]

Puyal, Mena, Illarramendi (U. Zaragoza/ U. Basque Country)
Remote: a multi-agent system to select and execute remote software
services in a wireless environment.

Presentation: available [ppt file]


Benatallah, Hacid, Rey, Toumani (UNSW Sidney/UCB Lyon I/LIMOS UBP)
Semantic Reasoning for web services discovery .
Presentation: available [pdf file]


Tumer, Dogac, Torolsu (METU Ankara)
A semantic based privacy framework for web services.
Presentation: available [ppt file]


Lunch Break
Session 3: 14-15.30


Francisco Curbera (IBM) (Invited Talk)
Web Services: Application Integration or a New Computing Paradigm?


Comai, Manolescu (Politecnico di Milano)
Conceptual modeling issues in web applications enhanced with Web Services.
Presentation: available [ppt file]


Derrriere, Ochsenbein, Boch (Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg)
UCDs: metadata for astronomy.
Presentation: available [ppt file]

15:30-16:00 Break
Session 4: 16-17.40
16:00-17:00 Rick Hull (Bell Labs)
E-Services Composition: In Search of Fundamentals.
Presentation: available [ppt file]
17:00-17:25 Sabou, Richards, van Splunter (Vrije Universiteit AMsterdam/Macquarie University Sidney)
An experience report using DAML-S.
Presentation: available [ppt file]
17:25-17:50 Pilioura, Tsalgatidou, Batsakis (University of Athens/Johns Hopkins University)
Using wsdl/uddi and daml-s in web service discovery.
Presentation: available [ppt file]
17:50 Closing