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Abstract

Web services are increasingly used for building enterprise information systems according to the Service Oriented Architecture (Soa) paradigm. We propose in this paper a tool-equipped methodology allowing the formal modeling and analysis of Web services described in the Bpel language. The discrete-time transition systems modeling the behavior of Bpel descriptions are obtained by an exhaustive simulation based on a formalization of Bpel semantics using the Algebra of Timed Processes (Atp). These models are then analyzed by model checking value-based temporal logic properties using the Cadp toolbox. The approach is illustrated with the design of a Web service for GPS navigation.

Keywords

Web services formal specification model checking exhaustive simulation process algebra 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radu Mateescu
    • 1
  • Sylvain Rampacek
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA / VASYCentre de Recherche Grenoble – Rhône-AlpesFrance
  2. 2.LE2IUniversité de BourgogneDijonFrance

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