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Service Mosaic: A Model-Driven Framework for Web Services Life-Cycle Management
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Farouk Toumani, Julien Ponge, Hamid Reza Motahari Nezhad
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 55-63
Although Web services provide abstractions for simplifying integration at lower levels of the interaction stacks, they don't yet help simplify integration at higher abstraction levels such as business-level interaction protocols. Using a model-driven frame...
 
Industry Trends in Business Process Management: Getting Ready for Prime Time
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Fabio Casati
Issue Date:August 2005
pp. 903-907
Business and technology trends are profoundly affecting the world of business process management, providing new challenges and opening new opportunities. This paper describes these trends and their implications from a business process management perspectiv...
 
Come Along: Understanding and Motivating Participation to Social Leisure Activities
Found in: 2013 International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing (CGC)
By Beatrice Valeri,Marcos Baez,Fabio Casati
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 211-218
In this paper we study the factors that affect people's decision in participating in leisure activities in the social and cultural environment. To this end, we collected the ratings of local people from three different cities around the world on standard l...
 
From Mashups to Telco Mashups: A Survey
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Hendrik Gebhardt,Martin Gaedke,Florian Daniel,Stefano Soi,Fabio Casati,Carlos A. Iglesias,Scott Wilson
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 70-76
Given their increasing popularity and novel requirements and characteristics, telco mashups deserve an analysis that goes beyond what's available for mashups in general. Here, the authors cluster telco services into different types, analyze their features,...
 
Beyond Health Tracking: A Personal Health and Lifestyle Platform
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, Patricia Silveira, Monica Verga, Marco Nalin
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 14-22
<p>A personal health and lifestyle platform helps individuals maintain a personal health and lifestyle record and obtain personalized, lifestyle-related advice to improve their health by changing their daily habits. The platform leverages the data st...
 
A probabilistic-based approach to process model discovery
Found in: Data Engineering Workshops, 22nd International Conference on
By Malu Castellanos,Fabio Casati,Umeshwar Dayal
Issue Date:April 2011
pp. 232-237
Process discovery is crucial for understanding how business operations are performed and how to improve them. The opportunity to discover process models exists given that many systems underlying the execution of process steps log their execution times. How...
 
From Business Processes to Process Spaces
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Hamid Reza Motahari Nezhad, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Regis Saint-Paul
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 22-30
Business processes in today's enterprises are dynamic, flexible, and sometimes ad hoc. The enterprise often uses not only process management systems but also various tools, resources, and services to support process execution. Process spaces can provide a ...
 
Addressing Information Overload in the Scientific Community
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Marcos Baez, Aliaksandr Birukou, Fabio Casati, Maurizio Marchese
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 31-38
The authors present Liquid Journal, a dissemination model and website that extends from the notion of a traditional scientific journal to overcome the problem of information overload in the scientific community. They detail Liquid Journal's concepts, metho...
 
Message Correlation and Web Service Protocol Mining from Inaccurate Logs
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Kreshnik Musaraj, Tetsuya Yoshida, Florian Daniel, Mohand-Said Hacid, Fabio Casati, Boualem Benatallah
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 259-266
Business process management, service-oriented architectures and software back-engineering heavily rely on the fundamental processes of mining of processes and web service business protocols from log files. Model extraction and mining aim at the (re)discove...
 
Toward Uncertain Business Intelligence: The Case of Key Indicators
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Carlos Rodriguez, Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, Cinzia Cappiello
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 32-40
Enterprises widely use decision support systems and, in particular, business intelligence techniques for monitoring and analyzing operations to understand areas in which the business isn't performing well. These tools often aren't suitable in scenarios inv...
 
Resource Space Management Systems
Found in: Web Services, European Conference on
By Marcos Baez, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 3-4
No summary available.
 
Mismatch Patterns and Adaptation Aspects: A Foundation for Rapid Development of Web Service Adapters
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Woralak Kongdenfha, Hamid Reza Motahari-Nezhad, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Régis Saint-Paul
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 94-107
Standardization in Web services simplifies integration. However, it does not remove the need for adapters due to possible heterogeneity among service interfaces and protocols. In this paper, we characterize the problem of Web services adaptation focusing o...
 
Business Compliance Governance in Service-Oriented Architectures
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications, International Conference on
By Florian Daniel, Fabio Casati, Vincenzo D'Andrea, Emmanuel Mulo, Uwe Zdun, Schahram Dustdar, Steve Strauch, David Schumm, Frank Leymann, Samir Sebahi, Fabien de Marchi, Mohand-Said Hacid
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 113-120
Governing business compliance with regulations, laws, best practices, contracts, and the like is not an easy task, and so far there are only limited software products available that help a company to express compliance rules and to analyze its compliance s...
 
Universal Resource Lifecycle Management
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Marcos Báez, Fabio Casati, Maurizio Marchese
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 1741-1748
This paper presents a model and a tool that allows Web users to define, execute, and manage lifecycles for any artifact available on the Web. In the paper we show the need for lifecycle management of Web artifacts, and we show in particular why it is impor...
 
Modeling Trust Negotiation for Web Services
Found in: Computer
By Halvard Skogsrud, Hamid R. Motahari-Nezhad, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 54-61
As Web services become more widely adopted, developers must cope with the complexity of evolving trust negotiation policies spanning numerous autonomous services. The Trust-Serv framework uses a state-machine-based modeling approach that supports life-cycl...
 
Understanding Mashup Development
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Jin Yu, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Florian Daniel
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 44-52
Web mashups are Web applications developed using contents and services available online. Despite rapidly increasing interest in mashups over the past two years, comprehensive development tools and frameworks are lacking, and in most cases mashing up a new ...
 
Toward Web Service Dependency Discovery for SOA Management
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Sujoy Basu, Fabio Casati, Florian Daniel
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 422-429
The Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) has become today's reference architecture for modern distributed systems. As SOA concepts and technologies become more and more widespread and the number of services in operation within enterprises increases, the pro...
 
Deriving Protocol Models from Imperfect Service Conversation Logs
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Hamid R. Motahari-Nezhad, Régis Saint-Paul, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 1683-1698
Understanding the business (interaction) protocol supported by a service is very important for both clients and service providers: it allows developers to know how to write clients that interact with a service, and it allows development tools and runtime m...
 
Web Service Dependency Discovery Tool for SOA Management
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Sujoy Basu, Fabio Casati, Florian Daniel
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 684-685
In this paper we identify the importance of the prob-lem of discovering dynamic dependencies among Web services. The approach we take is to automate the identi-fication of traces of dependent messages, based on the correlation of messages exchanged among s...
 
Understanding UI Integration: A Survey of Problems, Technologies, and Opportunities
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Florian Daniel, Jin Yu, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Maristella Matera, Regis Saint-Paul
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 59-66
Creating composite applications from reusable components is an important technique in software engineering and data management. Although a large body of research and development covers integration at the data and application levels, little work has been do...
 
Managing Impacts of Security Protocol Changes in Service-Oriented Applications
Found in: Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Halvard Skogsrud, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Farouk Toumani
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 468-477
We present a software tool and a framework for security protocol change management. While we focus on trust negotiation protocols in this paper, many of the ideas are generally applicable to other types of protocols. Trust negotiation is a flexible approac...
 
Abstract Process Data Warehousing
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Fabio Casati, Malu Castellanos, Norman Salazar, Umeshwar Dayal
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 1387-1389
This paper discusses process analysis issues, especially in the context of outsourced processes. In particular, we describe a process warehousing solution developed at HP along with the challenges we had to face and the lessons we learned in implementing a...
 
Web Services Interoperability Specifications
Found in: Computer
By Hamid R. Motahari Nezhad, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Farouk Toumani
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 24-32
A proposed conceptual framework for analyzing Web services interoperability issues provides a context for studying existing standards and specifications and for identifying new opportunities to provide automated support for this technology.
 
Panel on Business Process Intelligence
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Malu Castellanos, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 1141
No summary available.
   
iBOM: A Platform for Intelligent Business Operation Management
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Malu Castellanos, Fabio Casati, Ming-Chien Shan, Umesh Dayal
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 1084-1095
<p>As IT systems become more and more complex and as business operations become increasingly automated, there is a growing need from business managers to have better control on business operations and on how these are aligned with business goals.<...
 
Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Gustavo Alonso, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 1147
No summary available.
   
Web Service Conversation Modeling: A Cornerstone for E-Business Automation
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Farouk Toumani
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 46-54
<p>Several issues remain before Web services will have benefits similar to what traditional middleware brings to intra-organizational application integration. This article presents a framework that builds on current standards to help developers defin...
 
Model-Driven Trust Negotiation for Web Services
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Halvard Skogsrud, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:November 2003
pp. 45-52
<p>The Trust-Serv trust negotiation framework supports policy lifecycle management for Web services.</p>
 
Integrating Workflow Management Systems with Business-to-Business Interaction Standards
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Mehmet Sayal, Fabio Casati, Umesh Dayal, Ming-Chien Shan
Issue Date:March 2002
pp. 0287
Business-to-Business (B2B) E-commerce is emerging as a new market with tremendous potential. Organizations are trying to link services across organizational boundaries in order to electronically trade goods and services. Standards such as RosettaNet, CBL, ...
 
E-Business Applications for Supply Chain Management: Challenges and Solutions
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Fabio Casati, Umesh Dayal, Ming-Chien Shan
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 0071
Abstract: Supply chain management is a crucial activity in every company. Surprisingly, today most of the supply chain activities are carried out manually, and IT support often limited to having a set of (disconnected) data repositories. In addition, B2B c...
 
Using Patterns to Design Rules in Workflows
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
By Fabio Casati, Silvana Castano, Mariagrazia Fugini, Isabelle Mirbel, Barbara Pernici
Issue Date:August 2000
pp. 760-785
<p><b>Abstract</b>—In order to design workflows in changing and dynamic environments, a flexible, correct, and rapid realization of models of the activity flow is required. In particular, techniques are needed to design workflows capable ...
 
An Open, Flexible, and Configurable System for Service Composition
Found in: Advanced Issues of E-Commerce and Web-Based Information Systems, International Workshop on
By Fabio Casati, Ski Ilnicki, Li-Jie Jin, Ming-Chien Shan
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 125
Most e-services are typically delivered point-to-point; however, the e-service environment creates the opportunity for providing value-added, integrated services, which are delivered by composing existing e-services, possibly offered by different companies...
 
eFlow: A Platform for Developing and Managing Composite e-Services
Found in: Research Challenges, Academia/Industry Working Conference on
By Fabio Casati, Ski Ilnicki, Li-Jie Jin, Vasudev Krishnamoorthy, Ming-Chien Shan
Issue Date:April 2000
pp. 341
Today, companies are using the Web to connect with their back-end systems and perform e-commerce transactions. The next chapter of the Internet story is the evolution of today's access/content focused portals into e-services hubs. While many traditional se...
 
Modeling Exceptional Behaviors in Commercial Workflow Management Systems
Found in: Cooperative Information Systems, IFCIS International Conference on
By Fabio Casati, Giuseppe Pozzi
Issue Date:September 1999
pp. 127
Workflow management systems (WfMSs) are most applicable when processes follow a predictable and repeatable behavior. However, exceptional situations may occur in any process. An important class of exceptions is that of expected exceptions, i.e., of those e...
 
Visibility and Measurability for Trust Management in Cooperative Business Operations
Found in: E-Commerce Technology for Dynamic E-Business, IEEE International Conference on
By Malu Castellanos, Fabio Casati, Ming-Chien Shan, Umeshwar Dayal
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 92-99
Trust is essential to establish relationships with other entities like business partners and service providers. A key aspect of trust is transparency. Only by having a certain level of visibility into what others are doing on our behalf, we can build trust...
 
Collecting memories of the museum experience
Found in: CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13)
By Beatrice Valeri, Denise Fezzi, Fabio Casati, Galena Kostoska, Marcos Baez, Samuela Caliari, Stefania Tarter
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 247-252
When we go to the museum, we see many interesting objects that have fascinating stories related to them. However, visitors do not often share these experiences with people that have not visited the exhibition. Sharing is beneficial both because it can crea...
     
Liquid benchmarks: benchmarking-as-a-service
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By Fabio Casati, Sherif Sakr
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 451-452
Experimental evaluation and comparison of techniques, algorithms or complete systems is a crucial requirement to assess the practical impact of research results. The quality of published experimental results is usually limited due to several reasons such a...
     
Liquid journals: scientific journals in the Web 2.0 era
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Alejandro Mussi, Aliaksandr Birukou, Fabio Casati, Marcos Baez, Maurizio Marchese
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 395-396
In this demo we introduce a platform and a model of journal in the age of the Web called liquid journal. The goal of the model (and of the supporting platform) is to disseminate knowledge in the best possible way while also supporting scientists in the cre...
     
Semi-automated adaptation of service interactions
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Axel Martens, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Francisco Curbera, Hamid Reza Motahari Nezhad
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 993-1002
In today's Web, many functionality-wise similar Web services are offered through heterogeneous interfaces (operation definitions) and business protocols (ordering constraints defined on legal operation invocation sequences). The typical approach to enable ...
     
A framework for rapid integration of presentation components
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Florian Daniel, Jin Yu, Maristella Matera, Regis Saint-Paul
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 923-932
The development of user interfaces (UIs) is one of the most time-consuming aspects in software development. In this context, the lack of proper reuse mechanisms for UIs is increasingly becoming manifest, especially as software development is more and more ...
     
Publish and perish: why the current publication and review model is killing research and wasting your money
Found in: Ubiquity
By Fabio Casati, Fausto Giunchiglia, Maurizio Marchese
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 1-1
Service-oriented software systems rapidly gain importance across application domains: They emphasize functionality (services), rather structural entities (components), as the basic building block for system composition. More specifically, services coordina...
     
Publish and perish: why the current publication and review model is killing research and wasting your money
Found in: Ubiquity
By Fabio Casati, Fausto Giunchiglia, Fausto Giunchiglia, Fausto Giunchiglia, Maurizio Marchese, Maurizio Marchese, Maurizio Marchese
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 1-1
"Information technology is no longer a business resource; it is the business environment." His statement is not far from truth. Ongoing advances in information technology (IT), along with increasing global competition, are adding complexity and uncertainty...
     
OpenXUP: an alternative approach to developing highly interactive web applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Web engineering (ICWE '06)
By Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Jin Yu, Regis Saint-Paul
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 289-296
There is an increasing demand in making web user interfaces richer and more interactive. Currently, there are two approaches aiming at improving web user interfaces. First, downloaded code in form of Java Applet or ActiveX can be executed in browsers. And ...
     
Probabilistic, context-sensitive, and goal-oriented service selection
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Service oriented computing (ICSOC '04)
By Fabio Casati, Malu Castellanos, Ming-Chien Shan, Umesh Dayal
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 316-321
In this paper we propose a novel approach and a platform for dynamic service selection in composite Web services. The problem we try to solve is that of selecting, for each composite service execution and for each step in the execution, the service that ma...
     
Models and languages for describing and discovering E-services
Found in: Proceedings of the 2001 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '01)
By Fabio Casati, Ming-Chien Shan
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 256-266
The tutorial “Semantic B2B Integration” will give an introduction to the field of business-to-business (B2B) integration from a technical viewpoint with the focus on semantic integration aspects. The set of B2B integration concepts is introduce...
     
Load balancing in distributed workflow management system
Found in: Proceedings of the 2001 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '01)
By Fabio Casati, Li-jie Jin, Mehmet Sayal, Ming-Chien Shan
Issue Date:March 2001
pp. 522-530
This paper describes the effects of program restructuring in a dataflow environment. Previous studies showed that dataflow programs can exhibit locality and that a memory hierarchy is feasible in a dataflow environment. This study shows that the order in w...
     
Supporting workflow cooperation within and across organizations
Found in: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '00)
By Angela Discenza, Fabio Casati
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 196-202
This paper describes the effects of program restructuring in a dataflow environment. Previous studies showed that dataflow programs can exhibit locality and that a memory hierarchy is feasible in a dataflow environment. This study shows that the order in w...
     
Specification and implementation of exceptions in workflow management systems
Found in: ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)
By Fabio Casati, Guiseppe Pozzi, Stefano Ceri, Stefano Paraboschi
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 405-451
Although workflow management systems are most applicable when an organization follows standard business processes and routines, any of these processes faces the need for handling exceptions, i.e., asynchronous and anomalous situations that fall outside the...
     
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