Design and implementation of the YAWL system

W.M.P. Aalst, van der, L. Aldred, M. Dumas, A.H.M. Hofstede, ter

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This paper describes the implementation of a system supporting YAWL (Yet Another Workflow Language). YAWL is based on a rigorous analysis of existing workflow management systems and related standards using a comprehensive set of workflow patterns. This analysis shows that contemporary workflow systems, relevant standards (e.g. XPDL, BPML, BPEL4WS), and theoretical models such as Petri nets have problems supporting essential patterns. This inspired the development of YAWL by taking Petri nets as a starting point and introducing mechanisms that provide direct support for the workflow patterns identified. As a proof of concept we have developed a workflow management system supporting YAWL. In this paper, we present the architecture and functionality of the system and zoom into the control-flow, data, and operational perspectives.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelAdvanced Information Systems Engineering: 16th International Conference, CAiSE 2004, Riga, Latvia, June 7-11
RedacteurenA. Persson, J. Stirna
Plaats van productieBerlin
ISBN van geprinte versie3-540-22151-4
StatusGepubliceerd - 2004
Evenement16th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2004) - Riga, Letland
Duur: 7 jun 200411 jun 2004
Congresnummer: 16

Publicatie series

NaamLecture Notes in Computer Science
ISSN van geprinte versie0302-9743


Congres16th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2004)
Verkorte titelCAiSE '04
AnderCAiSE 2004


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