Towards a Linguistic Analysis and Representation of Business Rules

Pieter Joubert

Abstract

The paper explores linguistics as a basis for analyzing and representing business rules. The actual business rules are seen as the text to be analyzed. A very simple, straightforward methodology is explained and illustrated with part of a bigger case study. In essence every business rule is analyzed to determine nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and other lexical categories. The business rules are then structured into sentences which basically have the structure of conjunctions, subject, predicate, and direct object/adjunct.

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in Harvard Style

Joubert P. (2009). Towards a Linguistic Analysis and Representation of Business Rules . In Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Advanced Technologies and Techniques for Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: AER, (ICEIS 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-93-7, pages 105-113. DOI: 10.5220/0002217601050113


in Bibtex Style

@conference{aer09,
author={Pieter Joubert},
title={Towards a Linguistic Analysis and Representation of Business Rules},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Advanced Technologies and Techniques for Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: AER, (ICEIS 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={105-113},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002217601050113},
isbn={978-989-8111-93-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Advanced Technologies and Techniques for Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: AER, (ICEIS 2009)
TI - Towards a Linguistic Analysis and Representation of Business Rules
SN - 978-989-8111-93-7
AU - Joubert P.
PY - 2009
SP - 105
EP - 113
DO - 10.5220/0002217601050113