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A cooperative workflow management system with the Meta-Object Facility

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2 Author(s)
Le Pallec, X. ; Lab. TRIGONE, Lille I Univ., Villeneuve d'Ascq ; Vantroys, T.

In order to be completely adopted by industry, workflow management systems (WFMS) have to provide a more complete support to organisational processes. The cooperation is part of the missing features. The authors propose to integrate a computer supported cooperative work system in a WFMS to solve the cooperation problem. This integration consists of interoperability between the two systems thanks to the Meta-Object Facility and inheritance. By describing the construction scenario of the bridge between the two systems, the paper shows the benefits of using MOF for achieving interoperability

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Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, 2001. EDOC '01. Proceedings. Fifth IEEE International

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