Composing Workflow Activities on the Basis of Data-Flow Structures
The proper composition of activities is important for the efficient execution of a workflow process. In this paper, an approach is presented that utilizes the data-flow underlying a workflow process to determine the importance and semantic relatedness of the various, elementary data-processing steps. Based on these aspects, fundamental guidelines are proposed to drive and objectify the task of activity composition in the context of workflow design.
KeywordsData Element Semantic Relatedness Activity Composition Conditional Data Input Element
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