Pollock: Automatic generation of virtual Web Services from Web sites

Yi Hsuan Lu, Yoojin Hong, Jinesh Varia, Dongwon Lee

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Abstract

As the usage of Web Services proliferates dramatically, new tools to help quickly generate web services are needed. In this paper, we propose a methodology that helps to automatically generate Web Services from the FORM-based query interfaces of a web site. Since the majority of web data are rather "hidden" behind such a FORM interface, we believe turning such a human-oriented query interface into machine-oriented web services is an important problem. Toward this goal, we adopt the Wrapper technology successfully developed and deployed in Database community, and demonstrate how to generate Web Services components (e.g., WSDL, UDDI, SOAP) automatically. We present the overall architecture of our developed prototype and a few showcases based on real web sites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationApplied Computing 2005 - Proceedings of the 20th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
Pages1650-1655
Number of pages6
Volume2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005
Event20th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - Santa Fe, NM, United States
Duration: Mar 13 2005Mar 17 2005

Other

Other20th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
CountryUnited States
CitySanta Fe, NM
Period3/13/053/17/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software

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    Lu, Y. H., Hong, Y., Varia, J., & Lee, D. (2005). Pollock: Automatic generation of virtual Web Services from Web sites. In Applied Computing 2005 - Proceedings of the 20th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (Vol. 2, pp. 1650-1655) https://doi.org/10.1145/1066677.1067052