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BBO: BPMN 2.0 Based Ontology for Business Process Representation

Annane, Amina and Aussenac-Gilles, Nathalie and Kamel, Mouna BBO: BPMN 2.0 Based Ontology for Business Process Representation. (2019) In: 20th European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM 2019), 5 September 2019 - 6 September 2019 (Lisbonne, Portugal).

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.34190/KM.19.113

Abstract

Any industrial company has its own business processes, which is a number of related tasks that have to be executed to reach well-defined goals. In order to analyze, improve, simulate and automate these processes, it is essential to represent them in a formal way. The activity of representing business processes is known as Business Process Modelling(BPM); it is an active research area that attracts more and more attention with the emergence of Industry 4.0. Semantic Web technologies, especially ontologies, are promising means to advance BPM and to realize the Industry 4.0 vision. In this scope, we developed the BBO (BPMN 2.0 Based Ontology) ontology for business process representation, by reusing existing ontologies and meta-models like BPMN 2.0, the state-of-the-art meta-model for business process representation.We evaluated BBO using schema metrics, which showed that it was a deep and rich ontology with a variety of relationships. Thanks to a use case,we illustrated the ability of BBO to represent real business processes in a fine-grained way and to express and answer the competency questions identified at the specification stage.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
HAL Id:hal-02365012
Audience (conference):National conference proceedings
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
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Région Occitanie (France) - Fonds européen de développement régional (FEDER) - Fonds social européen (FSE) : FEDER-FSE Midi-Pyrénées and Garonne 2014-2020 program (Europe)
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