SensoriaPatterns: Augmenting Service Engineering with Formal Analysis, Transformation and Dynamicity

TitleSensoriaPatterns: Augmenting Service Engineering with Formal Analysis, Transformation and Dynamicity
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsWirsing, M., Hölzl, M. M., Acciai, L., Banti, F., Clark, A., Fantechi, A., Gilmore, S., Gnesi, S., Gönczy, L., Koch, N., Lapadula, A., Mayer, P., Mazzanti, F., Pugliese, R., Schroeder, A., Tiezzi, F., Tribastone, M., and Varró, D.
EditorMargaria, T., and Steffen, B.
Conference NameLeveraging Applications of Formal Methods, Verification and Validation, Third International Symposium, ISoLA 2008, Porto Sani, Greece, October 13-15, 2008. Proceedings
AbstractThe IST-FET Integrated Project Sensoria is developing a novel comprehensive approach to the engineering of service-oriented software systems where foundational theories, techniques and methods are fully integrated into pragmatic software engineering processes. The techniques and tools of Sensoria encompass the whole software development cycle, from business and architectural design, to quantitative and qualitative analysis of system properties, and to transformation and code generation. The Sensoria approach takes also into account reconfiguration of service-oriented architectures (SOAs) and re-engineering of legacy systems. In this paper we give first a short overview of Sensoria and then present a pattern language for augmenting service engineering with formal analysis, transformation and dynamicity. The patterns are designed to help software developers choose appropriate tools and techniques to develop service-oriented systems with support from formal methods. They support the whole development process, from the modelling stage to deployment activities and give an overview of many of the research areas pursued in the Sensoria project.