A Model based Realisation of Actor Model to Conceptualise an Aid for Complex Dynamic Decision-making

Souvik Barat, Vinay Kulkarni, Tony Clark, Balbir Barn

Abstract

Effective decision-making of modern organisation requires deep understanding of various aspects of organisation such as its goals, structure, business-as-usual operational processes etc. The large size and complex structure of organisations, socio-technical characteristics, and fast business dynamics make this decision-making a challenging endeavour. The state-of-practice of decision-making that relies heavily on human experts is often reported as ineffective, imprecise and lacking in agility. This paper evaluates a set of candidate technologies and makes a case for using actor based simulation techniques as an aid for complex dynamic decision-making. The approach is justified by enumeration of basic requirements of complex dynamic decision-making and the conducting a suitability of analysis of state-of-the-art enterprise modelling techniques. The research contributes a conceptual meta-model that represents necessary aspects of organisation for complex dynamic decision-making together with a realisation in terms of a meta model that extends Actor model of computation. The proposed approach is illustrated using a real life case study from business process outsourcing industry.

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Barat S., Kulkarni V., Clark T. and Barn B. (2017). A Model based Realisation of Actor Model to Conceptualise an Aid for Complex Dynamic Decision-making . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: IndTrackMODELSWARD, (MODELSWARD 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-210-3, pages 605-616. DOI: 10.5220/0006216306050616


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@conference{indtrackmodelsward17,
author={Souvik Barat and Vinay Kulkarni and Tony Clark and Balbir Barn},
title={A Model based Realisation of Actor Model to Conceptualise an Aid for Complex Dynamic Decision-making},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: IndTrackMODELSWARD, (MODELSWARD 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={605-616},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006216306050616},
isbn={978-989-758-210-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: IndTrackMODELSWARD, (MODELSWARD 2017)
TI - A Model based Realisation of Actor Model to Conceptualise an Aid for Complex Dynamic Decision-making
SN - 978-989-758-210-3
AU - Barat S.
AU - Kulkarni V.
AU - Clark T.
AU - Barn B.
PY - 2017
SP - 605
EP - 616
DO - 10.5220/0006216306050616