Operational Semantics of Aspects in Business Process Management

  • Amin Jalali
  • Petia Wohed
  • Chun Ouyang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7567)


Aspect orientation is an important approach to address complexity of cross-cutting concerns in Information Systems. This approach encapsulates these concerns separately and compose them to the main module when needed. Although there are different works which shows how this separation should be performed in process models, the composition of them is an open area. In this paper, we demonstrate the semantics of a service which enables this composition. The result can also be used as a blueprint to implement the service to support aspect orientation in Business Process Management area.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amin Jalali
    • 1
  • Petia Wohed
    • 1
  • Chun Ouyang
    • 2
  1. 1.Stockholm UniversitySweden
  2. 2.Queensland University of Technology, and NICTAAustralia

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