Empirical Studies on Community Structure for Networked Web Services
In this paper, the authors present studies on detecting community structure in web services formed network, which can significantly explore and understand the underlying functionality and behavior of interactions among web services, as well as facilitate the state of art service computing. The community structure in this paper focusing on two typical social characteristics for networked web services: competition and collaboration. Competition-oriented community structure is based on the functional semantics (i.e. the inputs/outputs of web services), in which they group web services sharing common interests.