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The Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method: Using an Agile approach for Web Service Design

The Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method: Using an Agile approach for Web Service Design
The Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method: Using an Agile approach for Web Service Design
Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs) are increasingly deployed to achieve distributed systems that are modular, flexible and extensible. Designing for a SOA can be difficult, however. There are issues involving the granularity of the cooperating services, and there are no currently accepted conventions for describing a service or its interactions at an abstract level. This paper presents the Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method (SRI-DM), an agile approach for engineering a Web Service design, based on capturing a scenario as a use-case, factoring this into a set of Service Responsibility and Collaboration Cards, and constructing a Sequence diagram illustrating their interactions in fulfilling the scenario. The paper presents the notation for each step and describes with the aid of an example how this process is used to create a service design within the domain of e-assessment.
Millard, David
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Davis, Hugh
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Gilbert, Lester
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Gilbert, Lester
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Wills, Gary
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Millard, David, Howard, Yvonne, Abbas, Noura, Davis, Hugh, Gilbert, Lester, Wills, Gary and Walters, Robert (2007) The Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method: Using an Agile approach for Web Service Design At the 5th IEEE European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS), Germany. 26 - 28 Nov 2007.

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Abstract

Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs) are increasingly deployed to achieve distributed systems that are modular, flexible and extensible. Designing for a SOA can be difficult, however. There are issues involving the granularity of the cooperating services, and there are no currently accepted conventions for describing a service or its interactions at an abstract level. This paper presents the Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method (SRI-DM), an agile approach for engineering a Web Service design, based on capturing a scenario as a use-case, factoring this into a set of Service Responsibility and Collaboration Cards, and constructing a Sequence diagram illustrating their interactions in fulfilling the scenario. The paper presents the notation for each step and describes with the aid of an example how this process is used to create a service design within the domain of e-assessment.

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Published date: November 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: November 26-28 2007
Venue - Dates: the 5th IEEE European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS), Germany, 2007-11-26 - 2007-11-28
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 264925
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/264925
PURE UUID: fc9abd82-49f1-476b-8d14-34a426064259
ORCID for David Millard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-2710
ORCID for Hugh Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 05 Dec 2007 14:02
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:31

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Author: David Millard ORCID iD
Author: Yvonne Howard
Author: Noura Abbas
Author: Hugh Davis ORCID iD
Author: Lester Gilbert
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: Robert Walters

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