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Requirements and Method for Assessment of Service Interoperability

  • Stanislav Pokraev
  • Dick Quartel
  • Maarten W. A. Steen
  • Manfred Reichert
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4294)

Abstract

Service interoperability is a major obstacle in realizing the SOA vision. Interoperability is the capability of multiple, autonomous and heterogeneous systems to use each other’s services effectively. It is about the meaningful sharing of functionality and information that leads to the achievement of a common goal. In this paper we systematically explain what interoperability means and analyze possible interoperability problems. Further, we define requirements for service interoperability and present a method to assess whether a composite system meets the identified requirements.

Keywords

service modeling service interoperability formal verification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanislav Pokraev
    • 1
  • Dick Quartel
    • 2
  • Maarten W. A. Steen
    • 1
  • Manfred Reichert
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Telematics and Information TechnologyTelematica Instituut, The NetherlandsAN EnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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