Checking Correctness and Compliance of Integrated Process Models

@article{Wrzberger2008CheckingCA,
  title={Checking Correctness and Compliance of Integrated Process Models},
  author={Ren{\'e} W{\"o}rzberger and Thomas Kurpick and Thomas Heer},
  journal={2008 10th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing},
  year={2008},
  pages={576-583}
}
  • R. Wörzberger, T. Kurpick, T. Heer
  • Published 26 September 2008
  • Computer Science
  • 2008 10th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
Models of different kinds are used in the area of business process management. Abstract process knowledge as well as executable process definitions can be visualized and edited in a graphical manner. The same holds true for models of process instances in some process-aware information systems (PAIS), which allow for dynamic modifications in a process instance during process runtime. An appropriate modeling tool must not only provide means to graphically edit different kinds of models on… 

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