Towards a Multi-scale Modeling for Architectural Deployment Based on Bigraphs

  • Amal Gassara
  • Ismael Bouassida Rodriguez
  • Mohamed Jmaiel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7957)


With the evolution of distributed systems in size and complexity, software deployment remains a challenging task. Despite the existence of several approaches, most of them use informal models that lack a solid mathematic foundation. In this paper, we propose a bigraphical based approach for modeling and formalizing the deployment of distributed applications. This approach relies on multi-scale modeling. So, we start by modeling the first scale with a bigraph. This bigraph is enriched, through a series of reaction rules, until reaching the last scale that represents the deployment architecture.


Deployment Multi-scale modeling Bigraphs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amal Gassara
    • 1
  • Ismael Bouassida Rodriguez
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Mohamed Jmaiel
    • 1
  1. 1.ReDCADUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.CNRS, LAASToulouseFrance
  3. 3.Univ de Toulouse, LAASToulouseFrance

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