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An environment for designing exceptions in workflows [chapter]

F. Casati, M. G. Fugini, I. Mirbel
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Such skeletons, called patterns, are stored in a catalog; the paper describes the catalog structure and its management tools constituting an integrated environment for pattern-based exception design and  ...  When designing a WorkFlow schema, often exceptional situations, such as abnormal termination or suspension of task execution, have to be dealt with by the designer explicitly, as well as operations which  ...  Castano for common work and ideas and to the students who implemented the tool.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0054223 fatcat:3pcbyxwsznb7fblbbf5zngqnie

An Approach To E-Workflow Systems With The Use Of Patterns

John Ndeta, Stamatia A. Katriou, Kerstin V. Siakas
2015 International Journal of Entrepreneurial Knowledge  
In this research a platform independent architecture for the design of e-workflow systems is illustrated.  ...  to change and assist the workflow designer/user in defining workflows faster and more accurately.  ...  In an e-business environment, focusing on specific context is extremely hard and impractical.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ijek-2015-0007 fatcat:bie2snewy5elzpx6yhhrj53tj4

Techniques for Supporting Dynamic and Adaptive Workflow

Peter J. Kammer, Gregory Alan Bolcer, Richard N. Taylor, Arthur S. Hitomi, Mark Bergman
2000 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
Based on this discussion we suggest principal goals to address in the development of adaptive workflow support, including strategies for avoiding exceptions, detecting them when they occur, and handling  ...  The unpredictability of business processes requires that workflow systems support exception handling with the ability to dynamically adapt to the changing environment.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to recognize the hard work and effort in the design and implementation of Endeavors by Patrick Young, Clay Cover, Arthur S.  ... 
doi:10.1023/a:1008747109146 fatcat:r26sorvxbvgerdxb7klvwfg2ci

Intelligent Agent Supported Exception Management in Securities Trading

Minhong Wang
2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
This requires participants to enable an exception-based process to achieve early identification of errors for timely resolution (Simmons 2001) .  ...  In this research we will incorporate intelligent agents into STP environment to provide automation and intelligence in exception resolution capability.  ...  Multi-Agent System Architecture for Exception Management System Design Agent Architecture Generally, the design of agent architecture concerns an agent's external interface, operational facility and  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/Wang03 fatcat:uvxkgmielfc6pn6mjccxu7xarq

Workflow agents

M.N. Huhns, M.P. Singh
1998 IEEE Internet Computing  
This need for flexibility is most apparent when an exception occurs and rigid workflow management tools behave incorrectly.  ...  However, implementing ACID transactions makes stringent demands that cannot be met in an open environment, such as the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1109/4236.707813 fatcat:tpuun4yabzdx7pz7n3fp22gu4u

Agent-oriented compositional approaches to services-based cross-organizational workflow

M BLAKE
2004 Decision Support Systems  
This paper details design aspects of an architecture that would support this evolvable service-based workflow composition.  ...  One such approach is workflow composition of services that span multiple, distributed web-accessible locations.  ...  Agents execute a new series of actions, an exception-handling workflow, to make corrections for exceptions. The exception-handling workflow defines a workflow in a similar fashion to the WMA tuple.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-9236(04)00062-4 fatcat:46x7bfc7gbd2dbbqasvkr5zfbe

Agent-oriented compositional approaches to services-based cross-organizational workflow

M.Brian Blake, Hassan Gomaa
2005 Decision Support Systems  
This paper details design aspects of an architecture that would support this evolvable service-based workflow composition.  ...  One such approach is workflow composition of services that span multiple, distributed web-accessible locations.  ...  Agents execute a new series of actions, an exception-handling workflow, to make corrections for exceptions. The exception-handling workflow defines a workflow in a similar fashion to the WMA tuple.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2004.04.003 fatcat:xmfv24m6qvckxbrgcscnrxxkhq

Role of workflow management systems in product engineering

W Derks, R Weston, A West, R Harrison, D Shorter
2003 International Journal of Production Research  
The discussion characterizes deficiencies in technology provision. Also outlined is the basis of a new approach to dependency management based on a development of workflow management techniques.  ...  Complex causal, temporal and spatial dependencies need to be maintained during the engineering of a complicated product, such as an automobile or an aeroplane.  ...  Example design workflow An example design workflow follows for which a single standard workflow is interrupted by two exception workflows. The example is shown by figure 6.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0020754031000093169 fatcat:izk6hnu5nvfipmhhb6vinty5hq

The GroupFlow Framework: Enterprise Model and Architecture of the Workflow System [chapter]

Ludwig Nastansky, Wolfgang Hilpert
1996 Distributed Information Systems in Business  
The GroupFlow environment integrates concepts that are typically referred to as workgoup computing or Groupware on the one hand, and workflow management or business process design on the other hand.  ...  The procedures for the specification of workflows based on this framework are outlined.  ...  They are designed to be driven by the specifications entered in the workflow repository and are used as prototype applications and thus form the basis for the design of the actual operative application  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-80216-4_12 fatcat:2m7ngsmofren5kuyadtepr2dc4

Enhancing the fault tolerance of workflow management systems

G. Alonso, C. Hagen, D. Agrawal, A. El Abbadi, C. Mohan
2000 IEEE Concurrency  
How to handle unexpected exceptions-that is, failures that the workflow designer did not foresee-is still an open research topic.  ...  The concept of exception signals and exception handlers can handle all kinds of exceptions flexibly, as long as the workflow designers have anticipated them.  ...  Claus Hagen is an information systems architect at Credit Suisse, a major Swiss bank, where he is responsible for workflow management and middleware architectures.  ... 
doi:10.1109/4434.865896 fatcat:yznqlsa5grfozl3v4mf6ds6e7y

Design and Deployment of Workflows in Cloud Environment

Anju Bala, Inderveer Chana
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In this paper, a comparative analysis of workflow design approaches has been discussed .This paper presents the challenges for implementing workflows in cloud computing and state of the art of workflow  ...  Therefore, various cloud services are required to execute workflows along with workflow management software in cloud environment.  ...  Therefore, workflows for accurate management of services need to be implemented in cloud environments.  ... 
doi:10.5120/8084-1536 fatcat:chwfrevxnvhzfd32gmeggyi75u

Theoretical enzyme design using the Kepler scientific workflows on the Grid

Jianwu Wang, Prakashan Korambath, Seonah Kim, Scott Johnson, Kejian Jin, Daniel Crawl, Ilkay Altintas, Shava Smallen, Bill Labate, Kendall N. Houk
2010 Procedia Computer Science  
parallelism, provenance tracking, fault tolerance and workflow reuse, which results in an automated, pipelined, efficient, extensible, stable, and easy-to-use computational process for enzyme design. many  ...  This paper presents a scientific workflow based approach to facilitate the inside-out enzyme design process in the Grid execution environment by providing features such as resource consolidation, task  ...  This work was supported by NSF SDCI Award OCI-0722079 for Kepler/CORE, NSF CEO:P Award No. DBI 0619060 for REAP, DOE SciDac Award No. DE-FC02-07ER25811 for SDM Center, and UCGRID Project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2010.04.131 fatcat:yvu4usd4r5bandir4yztbcnp3u

From process logic to business logic—A cognitive approach to business process management

Minhong Wang, Huaiqing Wang
2006 Information & Management  
An event-based model for workflows was employed in some systems [3] .  ...  Among them, a number of techniques supported exception handling in workflow systems allowing dynamic adaptation of to the changing environment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.im.2005.06.001 fatcat:zfqm6l7xo5df3ldjg6xy6tmdim

Facilitating workflow evolution in an advanced object environment

Dickson Chiu, Qing Li, Kamalakar Karlapalem
2001 Proceedings Seventh International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications DASFAA 2001 DASFAA-01  
As such, we have developed ADOME-WFMS based on an Advanced Object Modeling Environment (ADOME [4] --an active OODBMS with role and dynamic schema support), with a novel exception centric approach.  ...  We believe such an interface environment is particularly suitable for our target of advanced ecommerce applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasfaa.2001.6044750 dblp:conf/dasfaa/ChiuLK01 fatcat:z4bjow5wybhffofvpv7fitaa24

Devising a Cloud Scientific Workflow Platform for Big Data

Yong Zhao, Youfu Li, Shiyong Lu, Ioan Raicu, Cui Lin
2014 2014 IEEE World Congress on Services  
In this paper, we first discuss the challenges for scientific workflow applications and the available solutions in details, and analyze the essential requirements for a scientific computing Cloud platform  ...  Scientific workflow management systems (SWFMSs) are facing unprecedented challenges from big data deluge.  ...  REQUIREMENTS, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION In this section, we present our structured approach to designing and deploying a Cloud workflow management platform for big data processing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/services.2014.75 dblp:conf/services/ZhaoLLRL14 fatcat:q3ksjwm6dzd3zbmluwbqy6bun4
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