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Rapid Business Process Discovery (R-BPD)

  • Aditya Ghose
  • George Koliadis
  • Arthur Chueng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4801)

Abstract

Modeling is an important and time consuming part of the Business Process Management life-cycle. An analyst reviews existing documentation and queries relevant domain experts to construct both mental and concrete models of the domain. To aid this exercise, we propose the Rapid Business Process Discovery (R-BPD) framework and prototype tool that can query heterogeneous information resources (e.g. corporate documentation, web-content, code e.t.c.) and rapidly construct proto-models to be incrementally adjusted to correctness by an analyst. This constitutes a departure from building and constructing models toward just editing them. We believe this rapid mixed-initiative modeling will increase analyst productivity by significant orders of magnitude over traditional approaches. Furthermore, the possibility of using the approach in distributed and real-time settings seems appealing and may help in significantly improving the quality of the models being developed w.r.t. being consistent, complete, and concise.

Keywords

Model Drive Architecture Business Process Modeling Notation Model Drive Architecture Edge Pair Credit Check 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aditya Ghose
    • 1
  • George Koliadis
    • 1
  • Arthur Chueng
    • 1
  1. 1.Decision Systems Lab (DSL), School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522Australia

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