Using Planning and Case-Based Reasoning for Service Composition
Chiung-Hon Leon Lee*, Alan Liu**, and Huan-Hsian Huang**
*Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering, Nanhua University, Taiwan
**Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan
Planning commonly applied to automating Web Service composition involves two problems – (i) overlooked user needs combined with services provided by the systems themselves and outside services providing a much more flexible service model. (ii) “Speeding up” and “facilitating” services by not recording information about service providers already having served users and about planning already processed. We propose merging internal and external services to meet user needs. Internal services include system functions designed to meet user needs. External services mean Web services provided by outside service providers. We plan to combine both types of services to create planning to meet user needs. We apply case-based reasoning to store planning and related information in a case base to make planning much faster when users have similar needs.
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