Enhancing Robust Execution of BPMN Process Diagrams: A Practical Approach - Inria - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies du numérique Access content directly
Conference Papers Year : 2018

Enhancing Robust Execution of BPMN Process Diagrams: A Practical Approach

Hodjat Soleimani Malekan
  • Function : Author
  • PersonId : 1020557
Mohammad Shafahi
  • Function : Author
  • PersonId : 992619
Naser Ayat
  • Function : Author
  • PersonId : 1051238
Hamideh Afsarmanesh
  • Function : Author
  • PersonId : 932773

Abstract

As a standard modeling language for definition of business processes and services, BPMN is used both within the organizations as well as for co-creation of joint services to run among the networked organizations. However, introducing certain constructs, such as OR-join and Complex-join in BPMN Process Diagrams (BPDs) can lead to execution problems, due to ambiguities inherent in these constructs in relation to their execution semantics. Although these constructs are often used to represent the real-world behaviors, none of the existing approaches applied by the BP management systems are practically tuned to disambiguate and support their proper execution. Rooted in workflow patterns concept, we first introduce a set of algorithms to automate the identification of ambiguous patterns (i.e., workflow patterns that include OR-join constructs). Then, we introduce a set of equivalent unambiguous BP fragments that can substitute those ambiguous patterns. To this end, we have conceptualized the identification of three OR-join ambiguous patterns by applying the RPST technique, represent a set of unambiguous solutions for their substitution, and implemented our method as the proof of concept for our approach.
Fichier principal
Vignette du fichier
472393_1_En_20_Chapter.pdf (831.9 Ko) Télécharger le fichier
Origin : Files produced by the author(s)
Loading...

Dates and versions

hal-02191175 , version 1 (24-07-2019)

Licence

Attribution

Identifiers

Cite

Hodjat Soleimani Malekan, Mohammad Shafahi, Naser Ayat, Hamideh Afsarmanesh. Enhancing Robust Execution of BPMN Process Diagrams: A Practical Approach. 19th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE), Sep 2018, Cardiff, United Kingdom. pp.230-243, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-99127-6_20⟩. ⟨hal-02191175⟩
38 View
219 Download

Altmetric

Share

Gmail Facebook X LinkedIn More