Extending the REA Ontology for the Evaluation of Process Warehousing Approaches

  • Khurram Shahzad
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)


A data warehouse developed for analysis of business processes is called Process Warehouse (PW). The design of process warehouse is seldom evaluated, since a generic PW model that can be used as a benchmark for the evaluation is missing. Therefore, in this paper, we extend the REA ontology and use it for developing a generic PW model that can further be used as criteria for evaluation of PW design. Moreover, the generic PW model is used to evaluate various process warehousing approaches, collected through a comprehensive survey.


Business Process Management Process Analysis Business Process Monitoring REA Ontology Process Warehouse 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Khurram Shahzad
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  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems Science (DSV)Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) / Stockholm UniversitySweden

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