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Prototype to Support Morphism between BPMN Collaborative Process Model and Collaborative SOA Architecture Model

  • Jihed Touzi
  • Frederick Bénaben
  • Hervé Pingaud

Abstract

In a collaborative context, the integration of industrial partners deeply depends of the ability to use a collaborative architecture to interact efficiently. In this paper, we propose to tackle this point according to the fact that partners of the collaboration respect SOA (Service-Oriented Approach) concepts. We propose to design such a collaborative SOA architecture according to MDA (model-Driven Approach) principles. We aim at using business model (the needs) to design a logical model of a solution (logical architecture). The business model is a collaborative business model (in BPMN, at the CIM level), while the logical model is a collaborative architecture model (using UML, at the PIM level). This paper presents the theoretical aspects of this subject, the mechanisms of morphism and the dedicated translation rules. Finally, we show the prototype of a demonstration tool embedding the transformation rules and running those principles.

Keywords

transformation ATL prototype collaborative process meta-model morphism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jihed Touzi
    • 1
  • Frederick Bénaben
    • 1
  • Hervé Pingaud
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Génie IndustrielEcole des Mines d’Albi-CarmauxALBI Cedex 9

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