Issue No. 01 - January/February (2004 vol. 8)
Boualem Benatallah , University of New South Wales
Fabio Casati , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Farouk Toumani , College of Engineering in Computer Science Modeling and Applications, Clermont Ferrand, France
<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 define extended service models and richer Web service abstractions. The framework?s conversation metamodel is derived from the authors? analysis of e-commerce portal sites.</p>
F. Toumani, B. Benatallah and F. Casati, "Web Service Conversation Modeling: A Cornerstone for E-Business Automation," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 8, no. , pp. 46-54, 2004.