Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://dl.eusset.eu/handle/20.500.12015/3569
Title: Supporting Different Dimensions of Adaptability in Workflow Modeling
Authors: Divitini, Monica
Simone, Carla
Keywords: agent-based architectures;articulation work;coordination mechanism;process modeling
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Springer
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW): Vol. 9, No. 3-4
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 365-397
Series/Report no.: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
Abstract: This paper discusses the theme of workflow systemadaptability in relation to process modeling. Startingfrom a discussion on the role of formal constructs incooperation, the main claim is that adaptabilityinvolves different dimensions of process modeling.These dimensions concern the possibility to flexiblycombine a rich set of basic categories in order toobtain the most suitable language for modeling thetarget business process and the work practices aroundit; to take into account various levels of visibilityof the contexts of definition and use of a processmodel; and finally to allow for temporary as well aspermanent modifications of the process itself.Ariadne, a notation conceived for the above purpose,is illustrated by means of a working example.Moreover, the paper presents the main designprinciples governing Ariadne's implementation.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1023/A:1008751210054
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1008751210054
https://dl.eusset.eu/handle/20.500.12015/3569
ISSN: 1573-7551
Appears in Collections:JCSCW Vol. 09 (2000)

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