A State Transition Model for Business Processes - Towards Object-oriented Business Process Automation

Anantharamaiah Prabhakar

Abstract

This paper develops a new model for business processes, called State Transition Model. According to this model, a business process instance starts in some state, then flows, not necessarily sequentially, through zero or more intermediate states, until it is terminated in one of the states. The State Transition Model isolates the workflow part of a process from the non-workflow parts. The State Transition Model facilitates object-oriented design of business processes. It results in a top-down approach to human-centric business process automation. This is in contrast to the popular BPMN model, which results in a bottom-up approach.

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Prabhakar A. (2016). A State Transition Model for Business Processes - Towards Object-oriented Business Process Automation . In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-203-5, pages 271-276. DOI: 10.5220/0006074302710276


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@conference{kmis16,
author={Anantharamaiah Prabhakar},
title={A State Transition Model for Business Processes - Towards Object-oriented Business Process Automation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={271-276},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006074302710276},
isbn={978-989-758-203-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016)
TI - A State Transition Model for Business Processes - Towards Object-oriented Business Process Automation
SN - 978-989-758-203-5
AU - Prabhakar A.
PY - 2016
SP - 271
EP - 276
DO - 10.5220/0006074302710276