Patterns for Modeling and Composing Workflows from Grid Services

  • Yousra Bendaly Hlaoui
  • Leila Jemni Ben Ayed
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 24)


We propose a set of composition patterns based on UML activity diagrams that support the different forms of matching and integrating Grid service operations in a workflow. The workflows are built on an abstract level using UML activity diagram language and following an MDA composition approach. In addition, we propose a Domain Specific Language (DSL) which extends the UML activity diagram notation allowing a systematic composition of workflows and containing appropriate data to describe a Grid service. These data are useful for the execution of the resulting workflow.


UML-Activity Diagram MDA approach Semantic Composition Workflow Grid Services 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yousra Bendaly Hlaoui
    • 1
  • Leila Jemni Ben Ayed
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Laboratory in Technologies of Information and Communication (UTIC)Institute of Sciences and Techniques of TunisTunisTunisia

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