Web Services Quality Assurance: A XML-Based Quality Model

  • José Jorge L. Dias Jr. UFPE / DATAPREV
  • José Adson O. G. da Cunha UFPE / DATAPREV
  • Alexandre Álvaro UFPE / C.E.S.A.R
  • Roberto S. M. de Barros UFPE
  • Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira UFPE / C.E.S.A.R


The task of reusing Web services that meet quality attributes requirements is a challenging issue in service-based development approach. In such a context, a quality model can provide the means to effectively evaluation of services, enabling the certification of these services. In this sense, this paper proposes a quality model based on the ISO 9126 standard, defining a set of attributes and metrics for an effective evaluation of Web services. A XML-based representation and security schema for the model was created to support a service certification process. Moreover, a preliminary case study was elaborate in order to verify the gap between the proposed model and the available information by the Web services providers.
Palavras-chave: Web Services Quality, XML-Based, ISO 9126 standard


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DIAS JR., José Jorge L.; DA CUNHA, José Adson O. G.; ÁLVARO, Alexandre; DE BARROS, Roberto S. M.; MEIRA, Silvio Romero de Lemos. Web Services Quality Assurance: A XML-Based Quality Model. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE QUALIDADE DE SOFTWARE (SBQS), 6. , 2007, Porto de Galinhas. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2007 . p. 1-14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/sbqs.2007.15564.