New book on Service-Oriented Computing
A new book is out entitled "Service-Oriented Computing : Semantics, Processes, Agents" by Munindar P. Singh and Michael N. Huhns. As it's announcement notes:
This comprehensive textbook explains the principles and practice of service-oriented computing with an emphasis on Web services and their construction, deployment, and usage. The book presents the concepts,architectures, theories, techniques, standards, and infrastructure necessary for employing services. It includes a solid overview of the state-of-the-art in Web services and associated disciplines, relating concepts to practical examples and emerging standards. Applicationsof services are explained within the context of ontologies, transactions, processes, planning, negotiation, contracts, compliance, and policies.
The book also has an associated web site.
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