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A Tool for Business Process Architecture Analysis

  • Rami-Habib Eid-Sabbagh
  • Marcin Hewelt
  • Mathias Weske
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8274)

Abstract

Business Process Architectures (BPA) are used for structuring and managing process collections. For optimising business processes a high level view on their interdependencies is necessary. BPAs allow to capture message and trigger flow relations between processes and their multiple process instances within a process collection. However, tools that allow analysis of BPAs besides visualization do not exist. This contribution presents a novel tool to model and to analyse the correctness of a BPA by transforming it into open nets, translate the correctness criteria into CTL formula and model check those using LoLA.

Keywords

Model Checker Correctness Criterion High Level View Modeling Guideline Renew Module 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rami-Habib Eid-Sabbagh
    • 1
  • Marcin Hewelt
    • 1
  • Mathias Weske
    • 1
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner InstituteUniversity of PotsdamGermany

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