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Work Distribution and Resource Management in BPEL4People: Capabilities and Opportunities

  • Nick Russell
  • Wil M. P. van der Aalst
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5074)

Abstract

The BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask extensions to the BPEL proposal define the state of the art in resource management and work distribution in business process execution languages. In this paper, we use the workflow resource patterns as an evaluation framework to assess the capabilities of BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask and identify several areas where there is opportunity for further improvement.

Keywords

BPEL4People WS-HumanTask Resource Patterns 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick Russell
    • 1
  • Wil M. P. van der Aalst
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Technology ManagementEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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