Web Service Choreography Configurations for BPMN

  • Kerstin Pfitzner
  • Gero Decker
  • Oliver Kopp
  • Frank Leymann
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4907)


The Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) are the de-facto standards for process modeling and implementation. While BPMN allows to define choreographies, i.e. the interaction behavior of interconnected services, BPEL only allows an endpoint-centric view on services. To achieve applicability of BPEL in the choreography space, we defined BPEL4Chor as choreography extensions for BPEL in previous work. This paper extends on this work and makes a contribution for the model-driven development of service-based systems in inter-organizational settings: It extends BPMN for enabling the generation of fully defined BPEL4Chor choreographies and presents how to carry out this transformation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kerstin Pfitzner
    • 1
  • Gero Decker
    • 2
  • Oliver Kopp
    • 1
  • Frank Leymann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Architecture of Application SystemsUniversity of StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Hasso-Plattner-InstituteUniversity of PotsdamGermany

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