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Intention-driven modeling for flexible workflow applications

Selmin Nurcan, Marc-Henri Edme
2005 Software Process: Improvement and Practice  
This paper proposes a conceptual framework for an intention driven modeling of flexible workflow applications.  ...  Section 3 proposes an intention driven modeling framework for the representation of flexible business processes.  ...  In this paper, we propose to use the Map Model, for modeling flexible workflow applications. The Map approach provides a representation system based on intentions and strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spip.240 fatcat:qi4smjlbafhqhkwn2s5s37n5ye

A Survey on the Flexibility Requirements Related to Business Processes and Modeling Artifacts

Selmin Nurcan
2008 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)  
This paper presents the state of the art for flexible business process management systems and criteria for comparing them.  ...  More recent works highlight requirements in term of flexible and adaptive workflows, whose execution can evolve according to situations that cannot always be prescribed.  ...  Several classifications have been proposed for workflow applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2008.39 dblp:conf/hicss/Nurcan08 fatcat:n7qus447zrbbxb2f736oyfbxry

An expert system for dynamic re-coordination of distributed workflows

William L. Kuechler, Vijay K. Vaishnavi
2008 Expert systems with applications  
A persistent problem in the use of automated workflow management systems for inter-organizational workflows has been the need for manual redefinition of coordination points in the process models when either  ...  This paper describes a workflow re-coordination model and corresponding expert support system based on workflow goals which are more stable than the low-level machine, role and technique dependent activities  ...  Goal-based coordination model framework Enhancing conventional activity-based process models with goal (intentional) information has been suggested as a basis for introducing greater flexibility into automated  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2006.09.014 fatcat:mitx4nptlbfrhgkouh6wu7zdai

SEMANAS - Semantic Support for Grant Application Processes

Lisa Grumbach, Eric Rietzke, Markus Schwinn, Ralph Bergmann, Norbert Kuhn
2018 Lernen, Wissen, Daten, Analysen  
The aim is to support users in grant application processes, which are knowledge-intensive and data-flow-driven.  ...  This paper introduces the concept of the SEMANAS project, which integrates flexible workflow management with semantic technologies and knowledge-based document management.  ...  An approach for flexible workflow management will developed that allows for a separate representation of modeled (de jure) and actual (de facto) workflow instance.  ... 
dblp:conf/lwa/GrumbachRSBK18 fatcat:jadyxeuznrfdvk5gf4ybrn33fi

A Flexible Metamodelling Approach for Healthcare Systems

Fazle Rabbi, Yngve Lamo, Wendy MacCaull
2014 European Workshop on Practical Aspects of Health Informatics  
Model driven software engineering (MDSE) is an emerging methodology for software development, targeting productivity, flexibility and reliability of systems; metamodelling is at the core of most MDSE approaches  ...  costs and lack of flexibility, and its reliability is at risk.  ...  We are greatful to the StFX undergraduate student, Miao Huang for his contributions to the Hypertension Workflow Model and to Jane Newlands, Manager of the Seniors Health Wellness Program for GASHA, a  ... 
dblp:conf/pahi/RabbiLM14 fatcat:7gmekwzcavbvbpztlj6p5dhbqu

MD wizard - a model-driven framework for wizard-based modeling guidance in UML tools

Darius Silingas, Saulius Pavalkis, Aurelijus Morkevicius
2009 2009 International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology  
Two applications of the proposed framework-the processes for use case modeling and robustness analysis-are presented.  ...  It applies a model-driven development approach for enabling the modelers to extend the standard UML modeling environment. MD Wizard prototype has been implemented as a MagicDraw plug-in.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank No Magic, Inc, especially the MagicDraw product team for comprehensive support.  ... 
doi:10.1109/imcsit.2009.5352776 dblp:conf/imcsit/SilingasPM09 fatcat:hkh6p5j2bbe6lobsp2c2uabry4

A New Aesthetic Design Workflow—Results from the European Project FIORES [chapter]

C. Werner Dankwort, Gerd Podehl
2000 CAD Tools and Algorithms for Product Design  
The goal is to formalize evaluation criteria for aesthetic surfaces which can then be used directly for modifying free-form surfaces in the sense of target driven design or Engineering in Reverse (EiR)  ...  Computer Aided Styling (CAS) and Computer Aided Aesthetic Design (CAAD), but also manual work on physical models are the methods for creating optimal aesthetic shapes.  ...  for communicating the design intent.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-04123-9_2 fatcat:4nalwzatezahbl7v7ycwygb6ji

Designing Reusable Systems that Can Handle Change - Description-Driven Systems : Revisiting Object-Oriented Principles [article]

Richard McClatchey, Andrew Branson, Jetendr Shamdasani
2014 arXiv   pre-print
This paper discusses the need for capturing holistic system description when modelling large-scale distributed systems.  ...  As a consequence, designing systems to cater for evolution is becoming critical to their success.  ...  M1i have taken CRISTAL and added applications for BPM that benefit from the description-driven aspects of CRISTAL, i.e. its flexibility, reusability, complexity handling and system evolution management  ... 
arXiv:1402.5764v1 fatcat:rg3n7vdnmfet3oju4or7swpwk4

Actor-Driven Approach for Business Process. How to Take into Account the Work Environment? [chapter]

Kahina Bessai, Selmin Nurcan
2009 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Over the last decade there was a high interest in business process modeling in organizations. In their majority workflow systems support a role-based allocation of work to actors.  ...  In this paper we propose an actor-driven approach for business processes management which aims at taking into account the additional work generated by the environment (telephone, fax, mail, verbally) and  ...  Zur Muhlen [19] presents a meta model which incorporates a technology-driven ap-proach and an organizational-driven approach for resource modeling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01862-6_16 fatcat:drjuefm4szf6zjn7gaubx7nozm

SDN for End-to-End Networked Science at the Exascale (SENSE)

Inder Monga, Chin Guok, John MacAuley, Alex Sim, Harvey Newman, Justas Balcas, Phil DeMar, Linda Winkler, Tom Lehman, Xi Yang
2018 2018 IEEE/ACM Innovating the Network for Data-Intensive Science (INDIS)  
In addition, a highly intuitive 'intent' based interface, as defined by the project, allows applications to express their high-level service requirements, and an intelligent, scalable model-based software  ...  The Software-defined network for End-to-end Networked Science at Exascale (SENSE) research project is building smart network services to accelerate scientific discovery in the era of 'big data' driven  ...  d) application driven orchestration workflow, and e) end-toend network data collection and analytics integration.  ... 
doi:10.1109/indis.2018.00007 dblp:conf/sc/MongaGMSNBDWL018 fatcat:goux54vgbbebldcz7mzuverzwe

Designing Reusable Systems That Can Handle Change - Description-Driven Systems: Revisiting Object-oriented Principles

Richard McClatchey, Andrew Branson, Jetendr Shamdasani
2014 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering  
M1i have taken CRISTAL and added applications for BPM that benefit from the description-driven aspects of CRISTAL, i.e. its flexibility, reusability, complexity handling and system evolution management  ...  THE CRISTAL MODEL CRISTAL is an application server that abstracts all of its business objects into workflow-driven, version-controlled 'Items' which are instantiated from descriptions stored in other Items  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004869801090116 dblp:conf/enase/McClatcheyBS14 fatcat:xfv4auhtxzh57jxh6azqq5alry

Achieving the Promise of Reuse with Agent Components [chapter]

Martin L. Griss, Robert R. Kessler
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Using software agents as next generation flexible components and applying reuse technologies to rapidly construct agents and agent systems have great promise to improve application and system construction  ...  for independent development, for scalable and robust systems and dynamic evolution of features, and for autonomic self-managing systems.  ...  We expect UML, AUML, and workflow techniques to play a large role in the definition, generation and execution of choreographed multi-agent interactions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-35828-5_9 fatcat:iyvh4c4cbjeopim4oop4knkfle

Evolution towards Smart Optical Networking: Where Artificial Intelligence (AI) meets the World of Photonics [article]

Admela Jukan, Mohit Chamania
2017 arXiv   pre-print
be likely driven by cognitive systems.  ...  The negotiation framework receives an incoming intent request, and broadcasts it to all suitable components, and has the capability to choose from a set of potential workflows for a given intent.  ... 
arXiv:1707.09032v1 fatcat:qnuja2poi5eybama2mq7oneyie

DRain: An Engine for Quality-of-Result Driven Process-Based Data Analytics [chapter]

Aitor Murguzur, Johannes M. Schleicher, Hong-Linh Truong, Salvador Trujillo, Schahram Dustdar
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
These building blocks form the basis to support modeling, execution and configuration of data-aware process variants in order to perform analytics.  ...  In this paper, we present the fundamental building blocks of a framework for enabling process selection and configuration through user-defined QoR at runtime.  ...  the base model 200 times and evaluated the results against three performance-related metrics:-Time for base model retrieval (TSelM): This metric measures the time required for intent-driven and QoR-based  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10172-9_22 fatcat:iyg5b7fzw5hfve6qe4unj5heu4

Software-Defined Network for End-to-end Networked Science at the Exascale

Inder Monga, Chin Guok, John MacAuley, Alex Sim, Harvey Newman, Justas Balcas, Phil DeMar, Linda Winkler, Tom Lehman, Xi Yang
2020 Future generations computer systems  
The work presented here is motivated by a vision for a new smart network and smart application ecosystem that will provide a more deterministic and interactive environment for domain science workflows.  ...  An intent based interface allows applications to express their high-level service requirements, an intelligent orchestrator and resource control systems allow for custom tailoring of scalability and real-time  ...  Acknowledgments We appreciate the contributions to Intent APIs and Superfacility use case by Mariam Kiran and NERSC testbed deployment through Damian Hazen and Jason Lee.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2020.04.018 fatcat:j3lhfywfu5ezvnudosfft4dsmy
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