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JSW 2012 Vol.7(8): 1867-1872 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.7.8.1867-1872

A Novel Web Service Composition Algorithm for Multiple QoS Constraints

Changsong Liu, Dongbo Liu, and Ning Han

School of Computer and Communication, Hunan Institute of Engineering, Xiangtan, 411104, China

Abstract—Web services are creating unprecedented opportunities for the formation of online Business-to- Business collaborations. However, effective approach to service composition with multiple QoS constraints still remains an open issue, since both the QoS performance of services and the QoS requirements of applications might dynamically be changed at runtime. In this paper, we introduce a novel service composition algorithm which formulates the service composition problem as a Multiple choice Multiple dimension Knapsack Problem (MMKP) and applies evolution strategy to obtain an approximate solution. Experimental results compare our method with other solutions and demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach toward the identification of an optimal solution to the QoS constrained Web service selection problem.

Index Terms—web service, quality of service, service composition, workflow, QoS negotiation

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Cite: Changsong Liu, Dongbo Liu, and Ning Han, "A Novel Web Service Composition Algorithm for Multiple QoS Constraints," Journal of Software vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 1867-1872, 2012.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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E-mail: jsw@iap.org
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