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By Wei Tan, MengChu Zhou

Focuses on the way to use internet carrier computing and service-based workflow applied sciences to improve well timed, powerful workflows for either enterprise and medical fields

Utilizing net computing and Service-Oriented structure (SOA), Business and medical Workflows: an online Service–Oriented Approach specializes in how one can layout, research, and install net service–based workflows for either enterprise and medical functions in lots of components of healthcare and biomedicine. It additionally discusses and provides the hot study and improvement results.

This informative reference beneficial properties program situations that come with healthcare and biomedical functions, akin to custom-made healthcare processing, DNA series information processing, and electrocardiogram wave research, and presents:

  • Updated examine and improvement effects at the composition applied sciences of internet providers for ever-sophisticated provider necessities from quite a few clients and communities
  • Fundamental equipment corresponding to Petri nets and social community research to develop the speculation and purposes of workflow layout and internet carrier composition
  • Practical and genuine functions of the constructed thought and strategies for such structures as customized healthcare and Biomedical Informatics Grids
  • The authors' efforts on advancing carrier composition tools for either enterprise and clinical software program structures, with theoretical and empirical contributions

With workflow-driven provider composition and reuse being a sizzling subject in either academia and undefined, this publication is perfect for researchers, engineers, scientists, execs, and scholars who paintings on carrier computing, software program engineering, company and medical workflow administration, the net, and administration info platforms (MIS)

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Reduction and decomposition method tries to reduce a complex net into simpler ones, or decompose a large net into smaller ones, while preserving certain properties. It has the same weakness of the matrix-equation method, that is, it is only applicable to certain subclasses of Petri nets. 2 WORKFLOW NETS Petri nets are widely used to model and analyze workflows. When they are used to describe workflows, places usually represent conditions or resources to execute activities, and transitions represent activities.

Finally, the proliferation of social network services has started to impact services computing, especially in the e-Science domain. This book presents a network analysis on myExperiment, an online biological workflow repository, and reveals the usage pattern of services in scientific workflows. Based on this network model, we develop a GPS-like system that provides guidance and recommendations to domain scientists when they perform service composition to fulfill their research needs. 1 BASIC PETRI NETS To make this book self-contained and help readers understand subsequent chapters more easily (especially Chapters 3–5), in this chapter, we give an introduction to a Petri net formalism and its extensions.

In Chapters 3 and 4 we use colored Petri nets to model different data types and messages used by service workflows. Other types of Petri net extensions, such as hierarchical Petri nets, timed Petri nets and stochastic Petri nets, are also relevant in the analysis of workflow and service composition. In this book we do not specifically use them and readers are referred to References [83–85] for various Petri net extensions. CHAPTER 3 Data-Driven Service Composition Automatic Web service composition is considered to be a key technology in stimulating the Web evolving from an informationdelivering center to a function-offering platform to better support the wide use of existing services.

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