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A Fact-Oriented Approach to Activity Modeling

  • H. A. (Erik) Proper
  • S. J. B. A. Hoppenbrouwers
  • Th. P. van der Weide
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3762)

Abstract

In this paper we investigate the idea of using an ORM model as a starting point to derive an activity model, essentially providing an activity view on the original ORM model. When producing an ORM model of an inherently active domain, the resulting ORM model can provide an appropriate base to start out from. We will illustrate this basic idea by means of a running example. Much work remains to be done, but the results so-far look promissing.

Keywords

Activity Model State Sequence Enterprise Architecture Doctor Visit Graphical Notation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. A. (Erik) Proper
    • 1
  • S. J. B. A. Hoppenbrouwers
    • 1
  • Th. P. van der Weide
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Computing and Information SciencesRadboud University NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands, EU

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