A Meta-model-Framework for Structuring the Requirement Analysis in Process Design

  • Stephanie Meerkamm
  • Stefan Jablonski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6629)


Today, with process management generally established as an integrated management tool, there is a strong interest in process modeling. The organizations spent time and effort in generating the optimal process model. Although there is a multitude of process modeling techniques available, the modeling process is often inefficient and the results are not satisfying. As each use case makes other demands on a process modeling language and tool it may be due to the neglect of some aspect of the design phase supposed to include a comprehensive requirement analysis and the implementation of these in an appropriate language and tool. Thus we want to offer a framework which focuses more on the design phase. The approach is based on a meta model hierarchy, focusing on modeling. This hierarchy is extended with a design phase. The increased quality of the final process models will also influence the whole process life cycle.


process management process design process modeling meta model hierarchy specification of process modeling languages requirement analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephanie Meerkamm
    • 1
  • Stefan Jablonski
    • 1
  1. 1.Chair of Applied Computer Science IVUniversity of BayreuthBayreuthGermany

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