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Sensoria Process Calculi for Service-Oriented Computing

  • Martin Wirsing
  • Rocco De Nicola
  • Stephen Gilmore
  • Matthias Hölzl
  • Roberto Lucchi
  • Mirco Tribastone
  • Gianlugi Zavattaro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4661)

Abstract

The IST-FET Integrated Project Sensoria aims at developing a novel comprehensive approach to the engineering of service-oriented software systems where foundational theories, techniques and methods are fully integrated in a pragmatic software engineering approach. Process calculi and logical methods serve as the main mathematical basis of the Sensoria approach.

In this paper we give first a short overview of Sensoria and then focus on process calculi for service-oriented computing. The Service Centered Calculus SCC is a general purpose calculus which enriches traditional process calculi with an explicit notion of session; the Service Oriented Computing Kernel SOCK is inspired by the Web services protocol stack and consists of three layers for service description, service engines, and the service network; Performance Evaluation Process Algebra (PEPA) is an expressive formal language for modelling distributed systems which we use for quantitative analysis of services. The calculi and the analysis techniques are illustrated by a case study in the area of distributed e-learning systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Wirsing
    • 1
  • Rocco De Nicola
    • 2
  • Stephen Gilmore
    • 3
  • Matthias Hölzl
    • 1
  • Roberto Lucchi
    • 4
  • Mirco Tribastone
    • 3
  • Gianlugi Zavattaro
    • 4
  1. 1.Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenGermany
  2. 2.University of FlorenceItaly
  3. 3.University of EdinburghUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.University of BolognaItaly

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