A Mapping from Normative Requirements to Event-B to Facilitate Verified Data-Centric Business Process Management

  • Iman Poernomo
  • Timur Umarov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7054)

Abstract

This paper addresses the problem of describing and analyzing data manipulation within business process workflow specifications.We apply a modeldriven approach. We begin with business requirement specifications, consisting of an ontology and an associated set of normative rules, that define the ways in which business processes can interact. We then transform this specification into an Event-B specification. The resulting specification, by virtue of the Event-B formalism, is very close to a typical loosely coupled component-based implementation of a business system workflow, but has the additional value of being amenable to theorem proving techniques to check and refine data representation with respect to process evolution.

Keywords

Business Process Business Process Management Deontic Logic Normative Requirement Business Entity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iman Poernomo
    • 1
  • Timur Umarov
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceKing’s College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringKazakh-British Technical UniversityAlmatyKazakhstan

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