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Process Inheritance

  • Christoph Bussler
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2348)

Abstract

In large process deployments where an enterprise has to model and maintain a large number of processes that are specializations of each other it is advantageous to provide formal support for process specialization called process inheritance. A process inheritance model definition is introduced as well as a process definition language construct for defining process specialization.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Bussler
    • 1
  1. 1.Oracle CorporationUSA

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