Constraint-Based Context Model for Business Process Integration in a Higher Education Domain

  • Jorge E. GiraldoEmail author
  • Demetrio Arturo Ovalle
  • Flavia Maria Santoro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series


The Business Process integration focuses on consolidation of process models in order to changes propagation. The aim of this paper is to propose a constraint-based contextual approach for business process integration. The context model description is through contextual situations represented by a constraint set as well as an inference mechanism. In order to validate the proposed model a case study regarding an admission process of postgraduate careers is perform. The main conclusion of this research is that the contextual variables used in the model directly depend on the process’s execution domain and in consequence affect the possible updates on process models.


Business process integration Context model Contextual situations Constraints Academic management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge E. Giraldo
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Demetrio Arturo Ovalle
    • 1
  • Flavia Maria Santoro
    • 3
  1. 1.Facultad de MinasUniversidad Nacional de ColombiaMedellínColombia
  2. 2.Politécnico Colombiano Jaime Isaza CadavidMedellínColombia
  3. 3.Universidad Federal del Estado de Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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