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A requirements framework for semantic business process modelling

Barros, Alistair P. & Weber, Ingo M. (2011) A requirements framework for semantic business process modelling. In Rosenberg, Ann, Chase, Greg, Omar, Rukhshaan, Taylor, James, & von Rosing, Mark (Eds.) Applying Real-world BPM in an SAP Environment. SAP Press, Bonn, pp. 632-633.

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Abstract

The emergence of semantic technologies to deal with the underlying meaning of things, instead of a purely syntactical representation, has led to new developments in various fields, including business process modeling. Inspired by artificial intelligence research, technologies for semantic Web services have been proposed and extended to process modeling. However, the applicablility of semantic Web services for semantic business processes is limited because business processes encompass wider requirements of business than Web services. In particular, processes are concerned with the composition of tasks, that is, in which order activities are carried out, regardless of their implementation details; resources assigned to carry out tasks, such as machinery, people, and goods; data exchange; and security and compliance concerns.

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ID Code: 49832
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: SAP, Environment, BPM, World, Real, Applying
ISBN: 9781592293438
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 SAP AG. All rights reserved
Copyright Statement: No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of SAP AG.
Deposited On: 24 Apr 2012 08:38
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2013 00:43

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