Proposing Formal Notation for Modeling Collaborative Processes Extending HAMSTERS Notation

  • Andrés Solano
  • Toni Granollers
  • César A. Collazos
  • Cristian Rusu
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 275)


As it has been shown in several studies, work in a collaborative manner leads to a better achievement of the goals. There is a large number and variety of processes to achieve a certain goal; however, a lot of these processes have been designed to be carried out in individual work environments. For that reason, in the area of Collaboration Engineering it has been proposed a Methodology for the Development of Collaborative Processes, which allows obtaining the collaborative specification of a process. This methodology provides the Facilitation Process Model to represent the process flow, however, it has been identified the need to complement this model with elements that contribute to the understanding and future use. Thus, this paper presents a formal notation for modeling collaborative process extending HAMSTERS (Human-centered Assessment and Modeling to Support Task Engineering for Resilient Systems) notation, in order to complement the graphical representation of the model.


Collaborative work facilitation process model methodology for the development of collaborative processes HAMSTERS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrés Solano
    • 1
  • Toni Granollers
    • 2
  • César A. Collazos
    • 1
  • Cristian Rusu
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de SistemasUniversidad del CaucaPopayánColombia
  2. 2.Escuela Politécnica SuperiorUniversidad de LleidaLleidaEspaña
  3. 3.Escuela de InformáticaPontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoValparaísoChile

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