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Using patterns is a well-known approach for increasing reusability. A pattern-based framework that lays down a foundation for capturing knowledge about business goals and processes and customizing it for specific organizations in a given domain is hence valuable. However, the problems and solutions within a domain are always changing. Consequently, such framework can be useful only if it can evolve over time. In this paper, we propose and formalize a mechanism for evolving a pattern-based framework for goal-driven business process models. We demonstrate its feasibility with an example from the patient safety domain that illustrates how to evolve a pattern family with our extension algorithm.

-- Daniel Amyot - 24 May 2011


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Title Evolution of Goal-Driven Pattern Families for Business Process Modeling
Authors S. A. Behnam and D. Amyot
Type Conference
Conference/Journal Title E-Technologies: Transformations in a Connected World (5th MCe Tech? Conf.)
Volume/Number LNBIP 78
Editors G. Babin, K. Stanoevska-Slabeva, and P. Kropf
Publisher Springer
Month January
Year 2011
Pages 46-61
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-20862-1_4
Keywords Business process models, framework, goal models, healthcare, patient safety, pattern, User Requirements Notation
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