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From XML and XML Schema to Ontologies

Student name: 
Pano Chouperliev

Semantic Web Services have become subject of intense research due to their
potential to support dynamic discovery, selection, mediation and invocation
of services. The direct application of these emerging technologies is on Web
services, but there is still a very important gap to be filled: how we can
get from the semantic world of ontologies and formal descriptions to the XML
world of WSDL described Web Services. While ontologies and semantics
represent an appealing research topic for the academia, the XML and WSDL are
highly used in industry and the so called "classic" Web Service represent a
too valuable asset for too many enterprises to be disregarded or completely