Saartje Brockmans, Marc Ehrig, Agnes Koschmider, Andreas Oberweis, Rudi Studer



This paper presents a method for semantically aligning business processes. We provide a representation of Petri nets in the ontology language OWL, to semantically enrich the business process models. On top of this, we propose a technique for semantically aligning business processes to support (semi)automatic interconnectivity of business processes. This semantic alignment is improved by a background ontology modeled with a specific UML Profile allowing to visually model it. The different parts of our proposal, which reduces communication efforts and solves interconnectivity problems, are discussed.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Brockmans S., Ehrig M., Koschmider A., Oberweis A. and Studer R. (2006). SEMANTIC ALIGNMENT OF BUSINESS PROCESSES . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-43-6, pages 191-196. DOI: 10.5220/0002495601910196

in Bibtex Style

author={Saartje Brockmans and Marc Ehrig and Agnes Koschmider and Andreas Oberweis and Rudi Studer},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
SN - 978-972-8865-43-6
AU - Brockmans S.
AU - Ehrig M.
AU - Koschmider A.
AU - Oberweis A.
AU - Studer R.
PY - 2006
SP - 191
EP - 196
DO - 10.5220/0002495601910196