Web services for genre vocabularies

Eric Childress, Andrew Houghton, Diane Vizine-Goetz


This paper presents an approach for providing terminology Web services for controlled vocabulary terms. Services are implemented within a service oriented framework. A set of experimental services for genre vocabularies are provided through the MS Office Research pane, a built-in feature of Internet Explorer (IE) when users have loaded MS Office 2003. Web browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox and Opera, also provide side-bars which could be used to deliver loosely-coupled Web services.

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