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Semantics of Business Process Models

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Abstract

This chapter is about business process models, their semantics and their nonformality. It is about business process modeling and its non-formality. The semantics of business process models is an important topic, because there is a gap between business process modeling and executable workflow specification. Basically, there are three overlapping problem areas that lead to this gap: Non-formality of business process modeling languages. Unawareness of technical business process complexity in business process modeling languages. System design orientation of workflow technologies.

Keywords

Business Process Business Process Modeling Process Instance System Dialogue Activity Instance 
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© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zentraler Informatikdienst (ZID)Universität InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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