A Framework for Business Process Integration - An Agent-mediated Approach

Zheng Zhao, Virginia Dignum, Frank Dignum

Abstract

Coordination of business processes within and across organizations attracts more and more attention because of the growth of e-commerce and the implicit boundaries of organizations. Current approaches are not flexible enough to support decision making concerning Business Process Integration (BPI) solutions that take into account economic, social, and technical aspects. In this paper, we will analyze the problems that currently exist and propose an agent-based framework for mediation. We identify the requirements of this agent-mediated framework and argue the advantages of using self-adaptive agent organizations as model for mediation.

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Zhao Z., Dignum V. and Dignum F. (2007). A Framework for Business Process Integration - An Agent-mediated Approach . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-98-6, pages 13-24. DOI: 10.5220/0002412100130024


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@conference{csac07,
author={Zheng Zhao and Virginia Dignum and Frank Dignum},
title={A Framework for Business Process Integration - An Agent-mediated Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={13-24},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002412100130024},
isbn={978-972-8865-98-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - A Framework for Business Process Integration - An Agent-mediated Approach
SN - 978-972-8865-98-6
AU - Zhao Z.
AU - Dignum V.
AU - Dignum F.
PY - 2007
SP - 13
EP - 24
DO - 10.5220/0002412100130024