BUSINESS PROCESSES MANAGEMENT USING PROCESS ALGEBRA AND RELATIONAL DATABASE MODEL

Kelly Rosa Braghetto, João Eduardo Ferreira, Calton Pu

Abstract

Integrating information systems with tools that manage workflows and business processes is not always a simple task. This difficulty becomes more accentuated when the execution control assumes countless business processes. This work presents NavigationPlanTool (NPTool), a tool to control the execution of business processes that can be easily integrated into the information systems. NPTool is supported by Navigation Plan Definition Language (NPDL), a language for business processes specification that uses process algebra as formal foundation. NPTool implements the NPDL language as a SQL extension and offers two other important services: processes instantiation and process instances execution monitor. This paper describes the NPTool showing how the process algebra features combined with a relational database model can be used to provide a scalable and reliable control in the execution of business processes.

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in Harvard Style

Rosa Braghetto K., Eduardo Ferreira J. and Pu C. (2008). BUSINESS PROCESSES MANAGEMENT USING PROCESS ALGEBRA AND RELATIONAL DATABASE MODEL . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-58-6, pages 323-333. DOI: 10.5220/0001908903230333


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ice-b08,
author={Kelly Rosa Braghetto and João Eduardo Ferreira and Calton Pu},
title={BUSINESS PROCESSES MANAGEMENT USING PROCESS ALGEBRA AND RELATIONAL DATABASE MODEL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={323-333},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001908903230333},
isbn={978-989-8111-58-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2008)
TI - BUSINESS PROCESSES MANAGEMENT USING PROCESS ALGEBRA AND RELATIONAL DATABASE MODEL
SN - 978-989-8111-58-6
AU - Rosa Braghetto K.
AU - Eduardo Ferreira J.
AU - Pu C.
PY - 2008
SP - 323
EP - 333
DO - 10.5220/0001908903230333