AN ONTOLOGY-BASED APPROACH TO THE MODELLING OF COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISE PROCESSES - Dynamic Managing of Functional Requirements

M. V. Hurtado, M. Noguera, M. L. Rodríguez, J. L. Garrido, Lawrence Chung

Abstract

Enterprise models describe and analyze collaborative processes and provide stakeholders with a common view of requirements. A core challenge to tackle the management of collaborative business processes is the continuous translation between business requirements and the current collaborative process model of the involved enterprises. This model is constituted by multiple IT systems, resources, and human labour. This paper presents a novel approach to modelling business processes from the perspective of collaborative systems. The proposal consists of a multi-level design scheme based on ontologies for the description of complex collaborative systems. The use of this ontology-based framework enables machine reasoning which can be applied to automated or semi-automated control and propagation of changes in the functional requirements specification. Benefits related to integrating ontology-based models are also presented.

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V. Hurtado M., Noguera M., L. Rodríguez M., L. Garrido J. and Chung L. (2007). AN ONTOLOGY-BASED APPROACH TO THE MODELLING OF COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISE PROCESSES - Dynamic Managing of Functional Requirements . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-8111-10-4, pages 87-94. DOI: 10.5220/0002587000870094


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@conference{enase07,
author={M. V. Hurtado and M. Noguera and M. L. Rodríguez and J. L. Garrido and Lawrence Chung},
title={AN ONTOLOGY-BASED APPROACH TO THE MODELLING OF COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISE PROCESSES - Dynamic Managing of Functional Requirements},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},
year={2007},
pages={87-94},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002587000870094},
isbn={978-989-8111-10-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
TI - AN ONTOLOGY-BASED APPROACH TO THE MODELLING OF COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISE PROCESSES - Dynamic Managing of Functional Requirements
SN - 978-989-8111-10-4
AU - V. Hurtado M.
AU - Noguera M.
AU - L. Rodríguez M.
AU - L. Garrido J.
AU - Chung L.
PY - 2007
SP - 87
EP - 94
DO - 10.5220/0002587000870094