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Abstract

Emergent processes are non-routine business processes whose execution is guided by the knowledge that emerges during a process instance. Managing emergent processes needs an intelligent agent that is guided not by a process goal, but by a continual in-flow of information, where the integrity of each chunk of information may be uncertain.

Keywords

Multiagent System Process Goal Business Process Management Process Instance Performance Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Debenham
    • 1
  • Simeon Simoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ITUniversity of TechnologySydneyAustralia

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