Integration Framework for Service-based Applications (IA-3)
Motivation and Results
The main goal of this activity was the definition and the validation of a coherent and holistic Integrated Research Framework to foster the alignment of the research activities within S-Cube. Among others, the results include:
- The integration framework fostered the conceptual integration of principles, techniques, methods and mechanisms developed and extended in the various S-Cube research activities. Those results obviously have been widely published.
- The integration framework facilitated the definition of 24 concrete research challenges for the key building blocks of the framework and researched within S-Cube. In addition, patterns which characterize different types of users involved in the design and execution of software services and services-based systems have been identified and defined.
- By employing high level scenarios S-Cube members validated the end-to-end integration of S-Cube research results which in turn led to a continuous revision and improvement of the integration framework itself.
- The Integrated Research Framework and its building blocks were empirically validated such as demonstrators, experiments, and case studies. Overall, approximately 50 different validations have been executed and reported.
- The research framework and the use cases significantly facilitated the successful alignment of the short- and long-term research agendas of S-Cube members.
This activity (IA-3) was coordinated by Center for Scientific and Technological Research (FBK).