Modeling uncertainty in declarative artifact-centric process models

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Abstract

Many knowledge-intensive processes are driven by business entities about which knowledge workers make decisions and to which they add information. Artifact-centric process models have been proposed to represent such knowledge-intensive processes. Declarative artifact-centric process models use business rules that define how knowledge experts can make progress in a process. However, in many business situations knowledge experts have to deal with uncertainty and vagueness. Currently, how to deal with such situations cannot be expressed in declarative artifact-centric process models. We propose the use of fuzzy logic to model uncertainty. We use Guard-Stage-Milestone schemas as declarative artifact-centric process notation and we extend them with fuzzy sentries. We explain how the resulting fuzzy GSM schemas can be evaluated by extending an existing GSM engine with a tool for fuzzy evaluation of rules. We evaluate fuzzy GSM schemas by applying them to an existing fragment of regulations for handling a mortgage contract.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationBusiness Process Management Workshops
Subtitle of host publicationBPM 2018 International Workshops, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 9-14, 2018, Revised Papers
EditorsF. Daniel, Q.Z. Sheng, H. Motahari
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer
Chapter22
Pages281-293
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-11641-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-11640-8
DOIs
StatePublished - 29 Jan 2019

Publication series

NameBusiness Process Management Workshops
Volume342
ISSN (Print)1865-1348
ISSN (Electronic)1865-1356

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Eshuis, R., & Firat, M. (2019). Modeling uncertainty in declarative artifact-centric process models. In F. Daniel, Q. Z. Sheng, & H. Motahari (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops: BPM 2018 International Workshops, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 9-14, 2018, Revised Papers (pp. 281-293). (Business Process Management Workshops; Vol. 342). Berlin: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11641-5_22
Eshuis, Rik ; Firat, Murat. / Modeling uncertainty in declarative artifact-centric process models. Business Process Management Workshops: BPM 2018 International Workshops, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 9-14, 2018, Revised Papers. editor / F. Daniel ; Q.Z. Sheng ; H. Motahari. Berlin : Springer, 2019. pp. 281-293 (Business Process Management Workshops).
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Business Process Management Workshops: BPM 2018 International Workshops, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 9-14, 2018, Revised Papers. ed. / F. Daniel; Q.Z. Sheng; H. Motahari. Berlin : Springer, 2019. p. 281-293 (Business Process Management Workshops; Vol. 342).

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Eshuis R, Firat M. Modeling uncertainty in declarative artifact-centric process models. In Daniel F, Sheng QZ, Motahari H, editors, Business Process Management Workshops: BPM 2018 International Workshops, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 9-14, 2018, Revised Papers. Berlin: Springer. 2019. p. 281-293. (Business Process Management Workshops). Available from, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11641-5_22