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Constraint Specification for Service-Oriented Architecture

  • Shreya Banerjee
  • Shruti Bajpai
  • Anirban Sarkar
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 897)

Abstract

Constraint specification is an essential and significant part in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Expressive specifications of constraints are highly required for effective accomplishment of the distinct phenomenon in SOA like service discovery, execution of service and service composition. However, the precise specification is only obtained through well-formed descriptions of both syntax and semantics. Yet, the majority of existing approaches has described constraints focusing on well-defined syntax. Thus, representations of rigorous semantics are absent in major numbers of the existing constraint specifications related to SOA. To address this issue, in this paper, an ontology-based constraint specification is proposed for SOA that can be applied in three aspects—service discovery, service execution and service composition. These proposed constraints are specified in meta-model level. Further, the proposed approach is implemented using Protégé. Moreover, it is also illustrated using a suitable case study to prove its practical usability.

Keywords

Service-oriented architecture Meta-model Constraints Service composition Service discovery Service execution SOA 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shreya Banerjee
    • 1
  • Shruti Bajpai
    • 1
  • Anirban Sarkar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyDurgapurIndia

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