The “document-driven activity” approach to modelling and designing office automation systems

  • Alexander Chernin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 753)


A “document-driven activity” approach to office automation (OA) system design is proposed. According to the approach, each action with documents is activated by changes in documents states. The use of Petri nets for modelling and prototyping of OA systems is also suggested. The approach allows a system analyst to incorporate the main features of the office technology and to ensure the correctness of OA system structure and algorithms.


Information Flow Document State Office Performance System Analyst Office Employee 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Chernin
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  1. 1.LANIT Inc.MoscowRussia

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