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Ontology Web Language for Services
Last modified: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 

The Ontology Web Language for Services (OWL-S) is a core set of markup language constructs for describing the properties and capabilities of Web services in unambiguous, computer-interpretable form. OWL-S is based on ontologies of objects and concepts defined using the Ontology Web Language (OWL).

See also Ontology Web Language.

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