Extending the UML 2 Activity Diagram with Business Process Goals and Performance Measures and the Mapping to BPEL

  • Birgit Korherr
  • Beate List
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4231)


The UML 2 Activity Diagram is designed for modelling business processes, but does not yet include any concepts for modelling process goals and their measures. We extend the UML 2 Activity Diagram with process goals and performance measures to make them conceptually visible. Additionally, we provide a mapping to BPEL to make the measures available for execution and monitoring. This profile and its mapping are tested with an example business process.


Business Process Object Constraint Language Activity Diagram Process Instance Object Management Group 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Birgit Korherr
    • 1
  • Beate List
    • 1
  1. 1.Women’s Postgraduate College for Internet Technologies, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive SystemsVienna University of Technology 

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