Resource Allocation in Workflows

  • Hajo A. Reijers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2617)


The subject of this chapter is the allocation of resources in a workflow. In Section 1.1 the resource dimension of a business process has already been introduced. A resource is a generic term for all means that are required to produce a product within the setting of a business process. With respect to the model as introduced in Section 1.4, the focus of the chapter is depicted as a thickly lined box at the left side of Figure 5.1.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hajo A. Reijers
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  1. 1.Department of Technology ManagementTechnical University of EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands

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