Semi-automatic Methodology for Compliance Checking on Business Processes

  • Katalin TernaiEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9265)


The paper aims to provide a semi-automatic methodology, which can be used to validate and improve business processes. The main goal is the process ontology matching, based on ontologies derived from business process models and regulations, rules and policies. The paper introduces a method using ontology building and matching for compliance checking on business processes partway automatically. The objective of this approach is to transform the business process into process ontology and to build reference process ontology from unstructured documents in order to apply ontology matching procedure to restructure, validate and improve the business process. Processes in public administration are also complex and changing fast according to the changes in regulatory environment. In the case study, we illustrate the methodology related to the process of “Assessment of the KICs past performance”, to improve the process at the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).


Process ontology Ontology learning Ontology matching Compliance check 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsCorvinus University of BudapestBudapestHungary

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