On the analysis and refactoring of service interfaces for improving service integration efficiency

Wei, Fuguo (2016) On the analysis and refactoring of service interfaces for improving service integration efficiency. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis addresses the major challenges of system integration by proposing and implementing algorithms to analyse and simplify large and complex service interfaces. The proposed techniques elicit knowledge of the key artefacts - business entities, their attributes and relationships - and derive heuristics and rules, which in turn guide the derivation of permissible orders in which operations are invoked. The identification of the key aspects of service structure and behaviour assists service users with the comprehension of complex service interfaces and facilitates efficient and effective service integration, and therefore provides a major contribution to the field of service science.

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ID Code: 98590
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Barros, Alistair & Ouyang, Chun
Keywords: Service interface analysis, Service interface synthesis, Service variant derivation, Service integration, Service, Service composition, Service interface introspection
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 21 Sep 2016 06:34
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2016 06:34

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