An agent-based decentralised process management framework for web service composition

Yan, Jun and Pidgeon, Phillip and Krishna, Aneesh and Yong, Jianming (2007) An agent-based decentralised process management framework for web service composition. In: Infoscale 2007: 2nd International Conference on Scalable Information Systems, 6-8 June 2007, Suzhou, China.

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Abstract

[Abstract]: Web service composition provision which requires efficient coordination of the execution of component services is a critical issue in service-oriented computing. Nowadays, BPEL4WS, the de facto industry standard for service compositions, is predominantly deployed in a way in which all interactions and intermediate data must go through one server. This centralised management results in problems such as poor performance, impaired reliability, limited scalability, and restricted flexibility. To address these problems, this research proposes an agent-based decentralised process management framework for Web service composition. This framework allows distributed BPEL engines, each of which is represented by a software agent, to manage the execution of relevant sub-processes, and to interact with one another directly to coordinate the execution of the whole process. Such a framework naturally reflects the distributed and dynamic features of the Web services environment and subsequently offers improved coordination support for service composition provision.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Copyright ACM 2007. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Infoscale 2007: 2nd International Conference on Scalable Information Systems, 6-8 June 2007, Suzhou, China.
Depositing User: Dr Jianming Yong
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:21
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: agent; process management; web service composition
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080612 Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3177

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