An Extended Meta-model for Workflow Resource Model

  • Zhijiao Xiao
  • Huiyou Chang
  • Sijia Wen
  • Yang Yi
  • Atsushi Inoue
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4092)


Workflow resource model describes all kinds of resources that support the execution of workflows. The meta-model for workflow resource model presents the constituents of workflow resource model. It is one of the three correlative sub-meta-models for workflow model. Based on the analysis of existed studies and real cases, an extended meta-model for workflow resource model was introduced by extending and modifying the meta-model for organizational model proposed by WfMC. The detail of entities and their relationships were described. The relationships between workflow resource model and process model were discussed. XML was used to describe the meta-model. In the end, a conclusion and proposals for future research directions were presented.


Extend Attribute Resource Model Resource Assignment Role Role Concrete Resource 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhijiao Xiao
    • 1
  • Huiyou Chang
    • 1
  • Sijia Wen
    • 1
  • Yang Yi
    • 1
  • Atsushi Inoue
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information Science and TechnologySun Yat-sen UniversityGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentEastern Washington UniversityUSA

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