International Journal of Computer Applications
Services are the basic amass that aims to support the building of business application in a more flexible and interoperable manner for enterprise collaboration. Satisfying the needs of service consumer and to become accustomed to changing needs, service composition is performed to compose the various capabilities of available services. With the proliferation of services presenting similar functionalities around the web, the task of service selection for service composition is intricate. It is vital to provide systematic methodology for selecting required web services according to their non-functional characteristics or quality of service (QoS).