Flexible process graph : a prologue

Polyvyanyy, Artem & Weske, Mathias (2008) Flexible process graph : a prologue. In Meersman, Robert & Tari, Zahir (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science : On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Monterrey, Mexico, pp. 427-435.

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Abstract

Businesses document their operational processes as process models. The common practice is to represent process models as directed graphs. The nodes of a process graph represent activities and directed edges constitute activity ordering constraints. A flexible process graph modeling approach proposes to generalize process graph structure to a hypergraph. Obtained process structure aims at formalization of ad-hoc process control flow. In this paper we discuss aspects relevant to concurrent execution of process activities in a collaborative manner organized as a flexible process graph. We provide a real world flexible process scenario to illustrate the approach.

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ID Code: 70731
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Book Subtitle:
OTM 2008 Confederated International Conferences, CoopIS, DOA, GADA, IS, and ODBASE 2008, Monterrey, Mexico, November 9-14, 2008, Proceedings, Part I
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Keywords: Business process modeling, Hypergraph-structured process, Ad-hoc process, Flexible process
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-88871-0_29
ISBN: 9783540888703
ISSN: 0302-9743
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2014 01:11
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2014 03:56

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