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—Changes in recent business environments have created the necessity for a more efficient and effective business process management. The workflow management system is software that assists in defining business processes as well as automatically controlling the execution of the processes. This paper proposes a new approach to the automatic execution of(More)
This article describes a proposed methodology for business process choreography. It focuses on two types of business processes (contract and executable) and provides an interface protocol to represent interoperability patterns between them.The approach is designed to let existing processes, usually managed by an enterprise's own internal workflow management(More)
E-business automates the overall activities of a company and allows distributed systems to communicate their information. Process automation and information sharing improve a company's productivity and responsiveness, while Business-to-Business (B2B) workflow systems electronically aid the progress of business processes among trading partners, and also help(More)
The motivation is to introduce new shape features and optimize the classifier to improve performance of differentiating obstructive lung diseases, based on high-resolution computerized tomography (HRCT) images. Two hundred sixty-five HRCT images from 82 subjects were selected. On each image, two experienced radiologists selected regions of interest (ROIs)(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to develop an automated system for quantification of various regional disease patterns of diffuse lung diseases as depicted on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and to compare the performance of the automated system with human readers. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 600 circular regions-of-interest (ROIs), 10(More)