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Service Architecture Design for E-Businesses: A Pattern-Based Approach

  • Veronica Gacitua-Decar
  • Claus Pahl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5183)

Abstract

E-business involves the implementation of business processes over the Web. At a technical level, this imposes an application integration problem. In a wider sense, the integration of software and business levels across organisations becomes a significant challenge. Service architectures are an increasingly adopted architectural approach for solving Enterprise Applications Integration (EAI). The adoption of this new architectural paradigm requires adaptation or creation of novel methodologies and techniques to solve the integration problem. In this paper we present the pattern-based techniques supporting a methodological framework to design service architectures for EAI. The techniques are used for services identification, for transformation from business models to service architectures and for architecture modifications.

Keywords

Business Process Business Model Business Service Graph Transformation Technical Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veronica Gacitua-Decar
    • 1
  • Claus Pahl
    • 1
  1. 1.School of ComputingDublin City UniversityDublinIreland

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