The full text of this article

 

An abstract machine architecture for web service based business process management
by Roozbeh Farahbod, Uwe Glasser, Mona Vajihollahi
International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM), Vol. 1, No. 4, 2006

 

Abstract: We define an abstract operational model of the Business Process Execution Language for Web Service (BPEL4WS) based on the Abstract State Machine (ASM) formalism. That is, we abstractly model dynamic properties of the key language constructs through the construction of a Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) abstract machine. Specifically, we present the process execution model and the underlying execution lifecycle of BPEL activities. The goal of our work is to provide a precise and well defined semantic framework for establishing the key language attributes. To this end, the BPEL abstract machine forms a comprehensive and robust formalisation closely reflecting the view of the informal language definition.

Online publication date: Tue, 27-Feb-2007

 

is only available to individual subscribers or to users at subscribing institutions.

 
Existing subscribers:
Go to Inderscience Online Journals to access the Full Text of this article.

 
Pay per view:
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.

 
Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:

 

    Username:        Password:         

Forgotten your password?


 
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.

 
If you still need assistance, please email subs@inderscience.com