Service discovery

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Service discovery protocols (SDP) are network protocols which allow automatic detection of devices and services offered by these devices on a computer network. Service discovery requires a common language to allow software agents to make use of one another's services without the need for continuous user intervention.[1]


There are many service discovery protocols, including:

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  1. ^ Berners-Lee, Tim (2001-05-01). "The Semantic Web". Scientific American. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

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