Business Process Model Semantics in BPMN

  • Peter BollenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 245)


In this article we will provide an overview of Business Process Modeling notations as they have evolved over the past 50 years within the field of information systems. The emphasis in this article will be on the contemporary OMG standard for Business Process Modeling Notations: BPMN. We will analyze the BPMN notation on the ontological, the organizational and the aggregation perspectives. The suitability of the BPMN as a business process modeling notation within model-driven architectures will be discussed.


BPMN Business process modeling Business process management Business process model semantics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsMaastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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