Event-Driven Exception Handling for Software Engineering Processes

  • Gregor Grambow
  • Roy Oberhauser
  • Manfred Reichert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 99)


In software development projects, process execution typically lacks automated guidance and support, and process models remain rather abstract. The environment is sufficiently dynamic that unforeseen situations can occur due to various events that lead to potential aberrations and process governance issues. To alleviate this problem, a dynamic exception handling approach for software engineering processes is presented that incorporates event detection and processing facilities and semantic classification capabilities with a dynamic process-aware information system. A scenario is used to illustrate how this approach supports exception handling with different levels of available contextual knowledge in concordance with software engineering environment relations to the development process and the inherent dynamicity of such relations.


Complex event processing semantic processing event-driven business processes process-aware information systems process-centered software engineering environments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregor Grambow
    • 1
  • Roy Oberhauser
    • 1
  • Manfred Reichert
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science Dept.Aalen UniversityGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Databases and Information SystemsUlm UniversityGermany

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