Web services is rapidly becoming one of the most valued aspects of information technology services, as Web-based technological advancements continue to grow at an exponential rate. Web Services Research and Practices provides researchers, scholars, and practitioners in a variety of settings essential up-to-date research in this demanding field, addressing issues such as communication applications using Web services; Semantic services computing; discovery, modeling, performance, and enhancements of Web services; and Web services architecture, frameworks, and security.
The present volume contains 293 selected and peer-reviewed papers, carefully chosen from among the more than 500 papers presented, by worldwide specialists from industry and academia, at the 12th International Manufacturing Conference in China; organized by the Northwestern Polytechnic University.
Advanced Topics in Database Research is a series of books in the fields of database, software engineering, and systems analysis and design. They feature the latest research ideas and topics on how to enhance current database systems, improve information storage, refine existing database models, and develop advanced applications.