Toward the Next Wave of Services: Linked Services for the Web of Data

Date Added: Jul 2010
Format: PDF

It has often been argued that Web services would have a tremendous impact on the Web, as a core enabling technology supporting a highly efficient service-based economy at a global scale. However, despite the outstanding progress in the area, the authors are still to witness the application of Web services in any significant numbers on the Web. In this paper, they analyze the state of the art highlighting the main reasons they believe have hampered their uptake.