Dependency Aware Business Process Analysis for Service Identification

  • Jiawei Li
  • Wenge RongEmail author
  • Chuantao Yin
  • Zhang Xiong
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9464)


As a fundamental phrase in the life cycle in SOA, service identification has a huge impact in building up SOA based applications. Several service identification methods focus on the definitions of loosely coupled and a high cohesion inside services. There is a majority using business process as input. Because of the simplification of relation between process in most of the process modelling language, dependency between business process is ignored. However, dependency is an inevitable factor to performance of future system. In this paper, we proposed a procedure of dependency aware process analysis for service identification method to ensure not only the characteristics of SOA but also the dependency between services. With this procedure, we tried to have a group of services with visible dependency from analysing the business process and requirements.


Service identification SOA Process fragment Business process 



This work was partially supported by the State Key Laboratory of Software Development Environment of China (No. SKLSDE-2015ZX-23), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61472021), the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (No. 2013AA01A601), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiawei Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wenge Rong
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Chuantao Yin
    • 2
  • Zhang Xiong
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Software Development EnvironmentBeihang UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Sino-French Engineer SchoolBeihang UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Computer Science and EngineeringBeihang UniversityBeijingChina

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