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APROMORE : an advanced process model repository

La Rosa, Marcello, Reijers, Hajo A., Aalst, Wil M.P. van der, Dijkman, Remco M., Mendling, Jan, Dumas, Marlon, & Garcia-Banuelos, Luciano (2011) APROMORE : an advanced process model repository. Expert Systems with Applications, 38(6), pp. 7029-7040.

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Abstract

Business process models are becoming available in large numbers due to their popular use in many industrial applications such as enterprise and quality engineering projects. On the one hand, this raises a challenge as to their proper management: How can it be ensured that the proper process model is always available to the interested stakeholder? On the other hand, the richness of a large set of process models also offers opportunities, for example with respect to the re-use of existing model parts for new models. This paper describes the functionalities and architecture of an advanced process model repository, named APROMORE. This tool brings together a rich set of features for the analysis, management and usage of large sets of process models, drawing from state-of-the art research in the field of process modeling. A prototype of the platform is presented in this paper, demonstrating its feasibility, as well as an outlook on the further development of APROMORE.

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ID Code: 39062
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: repository, business process model, process collection, software as a service
DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2010.12.012
ISSN: 0957-4174
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems Management (080609)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Elsevier
Deposited On: 08 Dec 2010 07:38
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:03

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