THE VALIDATION OF A DYNAMIC SERVICE COMPOSITION MODEL USING A SIMPLE GAME

Abhishek Srivastava, Paul G. Sorenson

Abstract

Service composition is fast becoming a dynamic process where the selection of service elements and their subsequent composition happen at run time. A number of models have been proposed that support dynamic composition. The big issue lies in the validation of such models. A straightforward method of validating such models is to put together a service composition comprising of actual service elements and testing the efficacy of the application. However, this is not always feasible because of the expenses involved in such an experiment combined with the legal and privacy issues with the service providers. In this paper, we propose a novel idea wherein the validation of a dynamic service composition model can be done using a simple ‘Ambitious Traveler’ game. The game comprises the selection from a set of predefined transportation services using a dynamic composition model and separately by a group of volunteers who serve as customers. The selections of the two are compared and whosoever makes a better selection gets a higher score. The game is simple and may be modified to validate dynamic systems of other kinds as well. The specific approach and game described in this paper is currently under development.

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Srivastava A. and G. Sorenson P. (2010). THE VALIDATION OF A DYNAMIC SERVICE COMPOSITION MODEL USING A SIMPLE GAME . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-30-0, pages 260-266. DOI: 10.5220/0003143402600266


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@conference{kmis10,
author={Abhishek Srivastava and Paul G. Sorenson},
title={THE VALIDATION OF A DYNAMIC SERVICE COMPOSITION MODEL USING A SIMPLE GAME},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={260-266},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003143402600266},
isbn={978-989-8425-30-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2010)
TI - THE VALIDATION OF A DYNAMIC SERVICE COMPOSITION MODEL USING A SIMPLE GAME
SN - 978-989-8425-30-0
AU - Srivastava A.
AU - G. Sorenson P.
PY - 2010
SP - 260
EP - 266
DO - 10.5220/0003143402600266