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A model-driven architecture for electronicservice management systems

Piccinelli, G; Emmerich, W; Williams, SL; Stearns, M; (2003) A model-driven architecture for electronicservice management systems. In: Orlowska, M and Weerawarana, S and Papazoglou, M and Yang, J, (eds.) Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, Trento, Italy. (pp. 241-255). Springer Green open access


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Mainly on the wake of the Web Service initiative, electronic services are emerging as a reference model for business information technology systems. Individual applications retain core functions and technology base, but integration becomes crucial. A business service derives from the coordination of different business capabilities. The related electronic service derives from the integration of the different applications sustaining such capabilities. The effective realisation of an electronic service requires explicit modelling and active management of the relations between business capabilities and technical infrastructure. In this paper, we propose the notion of Electronic Service Management System (ESMS) as a framework for modelling and implementing electronic services. The notion of ESMS is substantiated by a workflow-oriented architecture, which we mainly derive from the experience of HP Service Composer and the DySCo (Dynamic Service Composer) research prototype. The architecture is defined in accordance with the OMGs Model-driven Architecture (MDA) principles.

Type: Book chapter
Title: A model-driven architecture for electronicservice management systems
ISBN: 3540206817
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1007/b94513
Additional information: Imported via OAI, 7:29:01 19th Jul 2005
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/773
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