A Petri Net Based Approach for Modelling and Analyzing Interorganizational Workflows with Dynamic Structure

Oana Otilia Prisecaru

Abstract

Interorganizational workflows represent a special type of workflows that involve more than one organization. In this paper, an interorganizational workflow will be modelled using a special class of nested Petri nets, dynamic interorganizational workflow nets (DIWF-nets). DIWF-nets can model interorganizational workflows in which some of the local workflows can be removed, during the execution of the workflow, due to exceptional situations. Our approach permits a clear distinction between the component workflows and the communication structure. The paper defines a notion of behavioural correctness (soundness) and proves this property is decidable for DIWF-nets.

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Otilia Prisecaru O. (2009). A Petri Net Based Approach for Modelling and Analyzing Interorganizational Workflows with Dynamic Structure . In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Modelling, Simulation, Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: MSVVEIS, (ICEIS 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-90-6, pages 23-32. DOI: 10.5220/0002200700230032


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@conference{msvveis09,
author={Oana Otilia Prisecaru},
title={A Petri Net Based Approach for Modelling and Analyzing Interorganizational Workflows with Dynamic Structure},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Modelling, Simulation, Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: MSVVEIS, (ICEIS 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={23-32},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002200700230032},
isbn={978-989-8111-90-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Modelling, Simulation, Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: MSVVEIS, (ICEIS 2009)
TI - A Petri Net Based Approach for Modelling and Analyzing Interorganizational Workflows with Dynamic Structure
SN - 978-989-8111-90-6
AU - Otilia Prisecaru O.
PY - 2009
SP - 23
EP - 32
DO - 10.5220/0002200700230032