Process Support Environments and Their Application to Large Scale Systems

  • Peter Westmacott


Process modelling, and the execution of active process models, provides a sound basis for the exercise of control over large-scale projects. This paper describes some of the research work carried out under the Alvey IPSE 2-5 project, and the potential for exploiting this research as the basis for large scale “process support environments”. Key features are the integration of management and technical activities, the concept of a “plan” as an instantiation of a “method”, and the ability for the process model to evolve over time to take account of changing requirements, both managerial and technical.


Large Scale System User Agent Large Scale Project Entity Class Role Instance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Westmacott
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  1. 1.STC Technology LtdNewcastle-under-Lyme, StaffsUK

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