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Service Interaction Patterns: Towards a Reference Framework for Service-based Business Process Interconnection

Barros, Alistair P., Dumas, Marlon, & ter Hofstede, Arthur H.M. (2005) Service Interaction Patterns: Towards a Reference Framework for Service-based Business Process Interconnection. .

Abstract

With increased sophistication and standardization of modeling languages and execution platforms supporting business process management (BPM) across traditional boundaries, has come the need for consolidated insights into their exploitation from a business perspective. Key technology developments in BPM bear this out, with several web services-related initiatives investing significant effort in the collection of compelling use cases to heighten the exploitation of BPM in multi-party collaborative environments. In this setting, we present a collection of patterns of service interactions which allow emerging web services functionality, especially that pertaining to choreography and orchestration, to be benchmarked against abstracted forms of representative scenarios. Beyond bilateral interactions, these patterns cover multilateral, competing, atomic and causally related interactions. Issues related to the implementation of these patterns using established and emerging web services standards, most notably BPEL, are discussed.

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ID Code: 2295
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: service, oriented architecture, design pattern
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (The authors)
Deposited On: 24 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 09:09

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