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.In this chapter we propose a formal model for Web services-based auctions. Examining the one-sided sealed auction type, we prove mathematically that service requestorsa#39; risk preferences could lead to different pricing strategies for serviceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Web Services Research and Practices|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2008-04-30|