Title

Mapping WS-CDL and BPEL into CSP for behavioural specification and verification of web services

Document Type

Conference paper

Source Publication

Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Web Services, ECOWS 2006

Publication Date

1-1-2006

First Page

297

Last Page

305

Publisher

IEEE Computer Society

Keywords

Business process execution language, Choreography description language, CSP, Formal methods, Model checking

Abstract

The Web Service Business Process Execution Language (WS-BPEL) and the Web Service Choreography Description Language (WS-CDL) are two important standards for modelling and implementing workflows and business processes based on Web services. From the WS-CDL description of a Web services based business process, we may extract a behavioural specification against which the combined behaviour of the participating Web services should be verified. We show how to express this behavioural specification as well as the behaviour of individual WS-BPEL-based Web services in the formalism of Communicating Sequential Processes (CSP), which supports a formal approach to verifying the behaviour of collaborating Web services.

DOI

10.1109/ECOWS.2006.26

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2006 IEEE. Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

Additional Information

Paper presented at the 4th European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS 2006), 4-6 December 2006, Zurich, Switzerland.

ISBN of the source publication: 9780769527376

Full-text Version

Publisher’s Version

Language

English

Recommended Citation

Yeung, W. L. (2006). Mapping WS-CDL and BPEL into CSP for behavioural specification and verification of web services. In Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Web Services, ECOWS 2006 (pp. 297-305). Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society. doi: 10.1109/ECOWS.2006.26

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