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A multi-dimensional compositional approach for business process semantic engineering

ContributorsChen, Ang
DirectorsBuchs, Didier
Defense date2009-09-08
Abstract

In this work, we propose a methodological framework to improve the cycle of business process engineering. The core element in this approach is an extensible intermediate language called ID-net. Designed by the principe of Multi-Dimensional Separation of Concerns, ID-net captures the control flow of business process and monitors the resources involved during the execution of processes. ID-nets have true concurrency semantics and they can be executed in parallel distributed environment. Our approach is able to handle the control flow, transactions (short-lasting and long-lasting), concurrency of business processes, and incorporate different data models during the development of executable business process via the composition of dimensions. We give the formal semantics of ID-net and the composition mechanism.

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Keywords
  • Business process modeling
  • Petri nets
  • ID-net
  • Workflow
  • Control flow
  • Model composition
  • Domain Specific Language
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CHEN, Ang. A multi-dimensional compositional approach for business process semantic engineering. 2009. doi: 10.13097/archive-ouverte/unige:12252
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