A Model-Driven Approach for Web Service Adaptation Using Complex Event Processing

  • Yéhia Taher
  • Juan Boubeta-Puig
  • Willem-Jan van den Heuvel
  • Guadalupe Ortiz
  • Inmaculada Medina-Bulo
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 393)

Abstract

Web Services are often developed independently and follow different standards or approaches in constructing their interfaces. Therefore, it is likely that most Web Services will be incompatible since many services will not support the same interface. In order to solve it, a model-driven approach is defined in this paper to automatically generate adapters between incompatible web service interfaces. In concrete, a graphical modeling editor is developed to detect such incompatibilities, create the adapters between the modeled interfaces and transform these adapters into code. This code will be deployed into a complex event processing engine, the software which will perform the web service adaptation. We illustrate this approach through a case study for two web services with incompatible interfaces. Results confirm that this approach provides a suitable solution for web service adaptation using complex event processing.

Keywords

Web Service adaptation model-driven development complex event processing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yéhia Taher
    • 1
  • Juan Boubeta-Puig
    • 2
  • Willem-Jan van den Heuvel
    • 1
  • Guadalupe Ortiz
    • 2
  • Inmaculada Medina-Bulo
    • 2
  1. 1.European Research Institute for Service ScienceTilburg UniversityThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of CádizCádizSpain

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