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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
BPEL4WS is one of the most important business process modelling languages. One distinct feature of it is the fully programmable fault and compensation handling mechanism, which allows the user to specify the compensation behaviors of processes in application-specific manners. In this paper, we present a formal operational semantics to a simplified version of BPEL4WS, with some important concepts related to fault and compensation handling proposed and discussed, especially, the compensationdoi:10.1007/11526841_24 fatcat:4e7xgb5zhzd2lcfkonwegdknym