Rule-Enhanced Business Process Modeling Language for Service Choreographies

  • Milan Milanović
  • Dragan Gašević
  • Gerd Wagner
  • Marek Hatala
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5795)

Abstract

To address problem of modeling service choreographies, the paper tackles the following challenges of the state of the art in choreography modeling: i) choreography models are not well-connected with the underlying business vocabulary models. ii) there is limited support for decoupling parts of business logic from complete choreography models. This reduces dynamic changes of choreographies; iii) choreography models contain redundant elements of shared business logic, which might lead to an inconsistent implementation and incompatible behavior. Our proposal – rBPMN – is an extension of a business process modeling language with rule and choreography modeling support. rBPMN is defined by weaving the metamodels of the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and REWERSE Rule Markup Language (R2ML).

Keywords

BPMN R2ML rules processes metamodels MDE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Milan Milanović
    • 1
  • Dragan Gašević
    • 2
  • Gerd Wagner
    • 3
  • Marek Hatala
    • 4
  1. 1.University of BelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.Athabasca UniversityCanada
  3. 3.Brandenburg Technical University at CottbusGermany
  4. 4.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada

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