Business Process Simulation for Operational Decision Support
Wynn, Moe T., Dumas, Marlon, Fidge, Colin J., ter Hofstede, Arthur H.M., & van der Aalst, Wil M. (2007) Business Process Simulation for Operational Decision Support. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. (In Press)
Contemporary business process simulation environments are geared towards design-time analysis, rather than operational decision support over already deployed and running processes. In particular, simulation experiments in existing process simulation environments start from an empty execution state. We investigate the requirements for a process simulation environment that allows simulation experiments to start from an intermediate execution state. We propose an architecture addressing these requirements and demonstrate it through a case study conducted using the YAWL workflow engine and CPN simulation tools.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Accepted at the 3rd international workshop on Business Process Intelligence (BPI 07) in conjunction with Business Process Management Conference, 24 Sep 2007, Brisbane, Australia|
|Keywords:||business process model, simulation, operational decision support, CPN Tools, YAWL|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Simulation and Modelling (080110)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (The authors)|
|Deposited On:||14 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:46|
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