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Agent-Based Development for Business Processes

  • Hoa Khanh Dam
  • Aditya Ghose
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7057)

Abstract

Due to the ever-changing business environment, the supporting IT-systems that execute business processes within organisations must be increasingly flexible and adaptable if those organisations are to remain competitive in today’s environment. On the other hand, despite offering promising solutions to autonomy, flexibility and adaptability, intelligent agent technology still faces many challenges in being adopted by the industry. Due to their distinct properties, agent-based systems provide a powerful platform for business process execution. Our work focuses in this area with the aim to bridge the gap between business process modelling and agent-oriented development, and consequently contributes to bring benefits to both communities. More specifically, we propose a method for a seamless transition from business process models in Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) to agent-oriented models in the Prometheus methodology.

Keywords

Business Process Multiagent System Business Process Management Business Process Model Message Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoa Khanh Dam
    • 1
  • Aditya Ghose
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Software EngineeringUniversity of WollongongWollongongAustralia

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