AN UML ACTIVITIES DIAGRAMS TRANSLATION INTO EVENT B SUPPORTING THE SPECIFICATION AND THE VERIFICATION OF WORKFLOW APPLICATION MODELS - From UML Activities Diagrams to Event B

Leila Jemni Ben Ayed, Najet Hamdi, Yousra Bendaly Hlaoui

Abstract

This paper exposes the transformation of UML activity diagrams into Event B for the specification and the verification of parallel and distributed workflow applications. With this transformation, UML models could be verified by verifying derived event B models. The design is initially expressed graphically with UML and translated into Event B. The resulting model is then enriched with invariants describing dynamic properties such as deadlock freeness, livelock freeness and reachability. The approach uses activity diagrams metamodel.

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Jemni Ben Ayed L., Hamdi N. and Bendaly Hlaoui Y. (2010). AN UML ACTIVITIES DIAGRAMS TRANSLATION INTO EVENT B SUPPORTING THE SPECIFICATION AND THE VERIFICATION OF WORKFLOW APPLICATION MODELS - From UML Activities Diagrams to Event B . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-23-2, pages 329-332. DOI: 10.5220/0003013003290332


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@conference{icsoft10,
author={Leila Jemni Ben Ayed and Najet Hamdi and Yousra Bendaly Hlaoui},
title={AN UML ACTIVITIES DIAGRAMS TRANSLATION INTO EVENT B SUPPORTING THE SPECIFICATION AND THE VERIFICATION OF WORKFLOW APPLICATION MODELS - From UML Activities Diagrams to Event B},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2010},
pages={329-332},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003013003290332},
isbn={978-989-8425-23-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - AN UML ACTIVITIES DIAGRAMS TRANSLATION INTO EVENT B SUPPORTING THE SPECIFICATION AND THE VERIFICATION OF WORKFLOW APPLICATION MODELS - From UML Activities Diagrams to Event B
SN - 978-989-8425-23-2
AU - Jemni Ben Ayed L.
AU - Hamdi N.
AU - Bendaly Hlaoui Y.
PY - 2010
SP - 329
EP - 332
DO - 10.5220/0003013003290332