Formal Analysis of BPMN Via a Translation into COWS

  • Davide Prandi
  • Paola Quaglia
  • Nicola Zannone
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5052)


A translation of the Business Process Modeling Notation into the process calculus COWS is presented. The stochastic extension of COWS is then exploited to address quantitative reasoning about the behaviour of business processes. An example of such reasoning is shown by running the PRISM probabilistic model checker on a case study.


Business Process Parallel Composition Business Process Modeling Notation Quantitative Reasoning Process Calculus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davide Prandi
    • 1
  • Paola Quaglia
    • 2
  • Nicola Zannone
    • 3
  1. 1.Dip. di Medicina Sperimentale e ClinicaUniv. Magna Graecia di CatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.Dip. di Ing. e Scienza dell’InformazioneUniv. di TrentoItaly
  3. 3.Dep. of Computer ScienceUniv. of TorontoCanada

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