Journal of Universal Computer Science
Ontologies have been recognized as a fundamental infrastructure for advanced approaches to Knowledge Management (KM) automation in SOA. Building services communicate with each other by exchanging self-contained messages. Depending on the specific requirements of the business model they serve and the application domain for which services were deployed, a number of mismatches (i.e. sequence and cardinality of messages exchanges, structure and format of messages and content semantics), can occur which prevent interoperation among a prior compatible services.