An Integrated Approach to Object-Oriented Modeling of Business Processes

  • Markus Podolsky
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1543)


Object-oriented approaches often exhibit limitations in the area of business process modeling. In this paper we present a way that should help to bridge the gap between object-orientation and business process modeling. Our approach is based on a combination of object-orientation and workflows and offers five graphical modeling techniques which have clear operational semantics. This enables features like simulating the modeled system or checking whether runs of the system satisfy certain properties and facilitates an integrated development process.


Operating System Development Process Communication Network Business Process Modeling Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Podolsky
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  1. 1.Institut für InformatikTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany

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