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A Generic Approach for the Verification of Static and Dynamic Behavioral Properties of SCDL/WS-BPEL Service-Component Architectures

  • Taoufik Sakka RouisEmail author
  • Mohamed Tahar Bhiri
  • Mourad Kmimech
  • Layth Sliman
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 931)

Abstract

Web systems verification is a crucial activity throughout the systems development life cycle, especially in the phase of service-component architectural design. Indeed, this activity allows the detection and consequently the correction of errors early in Web systems development life cycle. In this paper, we discuss the behavioral verification problem on the SCDL/WS-BPEL service-component architectures. To do so, the Wright formal ADL and the Ada concurrent language were used as a target models. To achieve this, a set of systematic translation rules are proposed. This allows the verification of the standard behavioral properties using the Wr2fdr tool. In addition, using an Ada dynamic analysis tool, we could detect the potential behavioral properties such as the deadlock of an Ada concurrent program.

Keywords

Verification Concurrent program Model-Checker Static behavioral properties Dynamic behavioral properties Service-Component architecture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taoufik Sakka Rouis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamed Tahar Bhiri
    • 2
  • Mourad Kmimech
    • 3
  • Layth Sliman
    • 4
  1. 1.LIPAH Laboratory, FSTUniversity of Tunis El ManarTunisTunisia
  2. 2.MIRACL Laboratory, ISIMSUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  3. 3.UR-OASIS Laboratory, ENITUniversity of Tunis El ManarTunisTunisia
  4. 4.Efrei - École d’Ingénieur Généraliste en InformatiqueVillejuifFrance

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