Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Loop

  • Nathaniel Palmer
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_823

Synonyms

Iteration; While loop; Workflow loop

Definition

A workflow activity cycle involving the repetitive execution of one (or more) workflow activity(s) until a condition is met.
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Workflow Management CoalitionHinghamUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Barbara Pernici
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. di Elettronica e InformazionePolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly