Role-based process view derivation and composition

Zhao, Xiaohui, Liu, Chengfei, Yongchareon, Sira, Kowalkiewicz, Marek, & Sadiq, Wasim (2015) Role-based process view derivation and composition. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 6(2), 7:1-7:24.

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Abstract

The process view concept deploys a partial and temporal representation to adjust the visible view of a business process according to various perception constraints of users. Process view technology is of practical use for privacy protection and authorization control in process-oriented business management. Owing to complex organizational structure, it is challenging for large companies to accurately specify the diverse perception of different users over business processes. Aiming to tackle this issue, this article presents a role-based process view model to incorporate role dependencies into process view derivation. Compared to existing process view approaches, ours particularly supports runtime updates to the process view perceivable to a user with specific view merging operations, thereby enabling the dynamic tracing of process perception. A series of rules and theorems are established to guarantee the structural consistency and validity of process view transformation. A hypothetical case is conducted to illustrate the feasibility of our approach, and a prototype is developed for the proof-of-concept purpose.

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ID Code: 89737
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Business process view, collaborative business process, process perception
DOI: 10.1145/2744207
ISSN: 2158-656X
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 ACM
Copyright Statement: This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in PUBLICATION, VOL 6, ISSUE 6, (2015) http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2744207
Deposited On: 02 Nov 2015 23:08
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2015 00:42

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