A FRAMEWORK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CONTEXT-AWARE WORKFLOW SYSTEMS

Liliana Ardissono, Roberto Furnari, Anna Goy, Giovanna Petrone, Marino Segnan

Abstract

This paper presents the CAWE framework for the context-aware management of applications based on the composition of Web Services in complex workflows. We introduce a representation of context-dependent activities based on an abstraction hierarchy which supports the specification of synthetic and clear workflows. Moreover, we propose a framework architecture which enriches the capabilities of a workflow engine in order to support the execution of possibly complex adaptation rules. We have exploited the CAWE framework to develop a prototype application handling a medical guideline which specifies the activities to be performed in order to monitor patients treated with blood thinners from their home. The application coordinates actors playing different roles (e.g., patient, doctor, etc.) and can be accessed by using diverse client devices.

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Ardissono L., Furnari R., Goy A., Petrone G. and Segnan M. (2007). A FRAMEWORK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CONTEXT-AWARE WORKFLOW SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-77-1, pages 80-87. DOI: 10.5220/0001279800800087


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@conference{webist07,
author={Liliana Ardissono and Roberto Furnari and Anna Goy and Giovanna Petrone and Marino Segnan},
title={A FRAMEWORK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CONTEXT-AWARE WORKFLOW SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={80-87},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001279800800087},
isbn={978-972-8865-77-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - A FRAMEWORK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CONTEXT-AWARE WORKFLOW SYSTEMS
SN - 978-972-8865-77-1
AU - Ardissono L.
AU - Furnari R.
AU - Goy A.
AU - Petrone G.
AU - Segnan M.
PY - 2007
SP - 80
EP - 87
DO - 10.5220/0001279800800087