Wendy: A tool to synthesize partners for services Service-oriented computing proposes services as building blocks which can be composed to complex systems. To reason about the correctness of a service, its communication protocol needs to be analyzed. A fundamental correctness criterion for a service is the existence of a partner service, formalized in the notion of controllability. In this paper, we introduce Wendy, a Petri net-based tool to synthesize partner services. These partners are valuable artifacts to support the design, validation, verification, and adaptation of services. Furthermore, Wendy can calculate an operating guideline, a characterization of the set of all partners of a service. Operating guidelines can be used in many application scenarios from service brokerage to test case generation. Case studies show that Wendy efficiently performs on industrial service models
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- Aalst, Wil M.P.van der; Lohmann, Niels; La Rosa, Marcello: Ensuring correctness during process configuration via partner synthesis (2012)
- Lohmann, Niels; Weinberg, Daniela: Wendy: A tool to synthesize partners for services (2011)
- van der Aalst, W.M.P.; van Hee, K.M.; ter Hofstede, A.H.M.; Sidorova, N.; Verbeek, H.M.W.; Voorhoeve, M.; Wynn, M.T.: Soundness of workflow nets: classification, decidability, and analysis (2011)
- Lohmann, Niels; Weinberg, Daniela: Wendy: A tool to synthesize partners for services (2010)