Service-oriented Design: A Multi-viewpoint Approach
Dijkman, Remco & Dumas, Marlon (2004) Service-oriented Design: A Multi-viewpoint Approach. International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, 13(4), pp. 337-378.
As the technology associated with the "Web Services" trend gains significant adoption, the need for a corresponding design approach becomes increasingly important. This paper introduces a foundational model for designing (composite) services. The innovation of this model lies in the identification of four interrelated viewpoints (interface behaviour, provider behaviour, choreography, and orchestration) and their formalization from a control-flow perspective in terms of Petri nets. By formally capturing the interrelationships between these viewpoints, the proposal enables the static verification of the consistency of composite services designed in a cooperative and incremental manner. A proof-of-concept simulation and verification tool has been developed to test the possibilities of the proposed model.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Service, oriented design, viewpoint, design, methodology, formal method|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems Development Methodologies (080608)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 World Scientific Publishing Company|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||11 Oct 2005 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:07|
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