Modeling service choreographies with rule-enhanced business processes

Milan Milanović, Dragan Gašević

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Abstract

The research community has so far mainly focused on the problem of modeling of service orchestrations in the domain of service composition, while modeling of service choreographies has attracted less attention. The following challenges in choreography modeling are tackled in this paper: i) choreography models are not well-connected with the underlying business vocabulary models. ii) there is limited support for decoupling parts of business logic from complete choreography models. This reduces dynamic changes of choreographies; iii) choreography models contain redundant elements of shared business logic, which might lead to an inconsistent implementation and incompatible behavior. Our proposal - rBPMN - is an extension of a business process modeling language with rule and choreography modeling support. rBPMN is defined by weaving the metamodels of the Business Process Modeling Notation and REWERSE Rule Markup Language. To evaluate our proposal, we use service-interaction patterns and compare our approach with related solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2010 14th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2010
Pages194-203
Number of pages10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event2010 14th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2010 - Vitoria, Brazil
Duration: 25 Oct 201029 Oct 2010

Conference

Conference2010 14th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2010
Country/TerritoryBrazil
CityVitoria
Period25/10/1029/10/10

Keywords

  • BPMN
  • Business processes
  • Business rules

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