Agent-based workflow management systems (WfMSs)

  title={Agent-based workflow management systems (WfMSs)},
  author={Lars Ehrler and Martin K. Fleurke and Maryam Purvis and Bastin Tony Roy Savarimuthu},
  journal={Inf. Syst. E-Business Management},
Workflow management systems (WfMSs) based on agent technology can cope with the rapidly evolving business environment better than most other systems as they are more flexible and open. In this paper we describe a possible architecture of such a system by means of our prototype WfMS called JBees. The combination of collaborating agents and the Coloured Petri Net (CPN)-formalism in JBees enables a flexible and adaptive system with the possibility of simulation, analysis, and monitoring of the… CONTINUE READING