Life After BPEL?

van der Aalst, Wil M.P., Dumas, Marlon, ter Hofstede, Arthur H.M., Russell, Nick, Wohed, Petia, & Verbeek, H. M. W. (2005) Life After BPEL? In International Workshop on Web Services and Formal Methods (WS-FM), 1-3 September 2005, Versailles, France.

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The Business Process Execution Language for Web Services (BPEL) has emerged as a standard for specifying and executing processes. It is supported by vendors such as IBM and Microsoft and positioned as the "process language of the Internet". This paper provides a critical analysis of BPEL based on the so-called workflow patterns. It also discusses the need for languages like BPEL. Finally, the paper addresses several challenges not directly addressed by BPEL but highly relevant to the support of web services.

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ID Code: 2941
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: business process execution language, web services
DOI: 10.1007/11549970_4
ISBN: 3540287019
ISSN: 1611-3349
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Springer
Copyright Statement: This is the author-version of the work. Conference proceedings published, by Springer Verlag, will be available via SpringerLink. Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:13

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