Journal article

On the expressive power of behavioral profiles

Artem Polyvyanyy, Abel Armas-Cervantes, Marlon Dumas, Luciano Garcia-Banuelos

FORMAL ASPECTS OF COMPUTING | SPRINGER | Published : 2016

Abstract

Behavioral profiles have been proposed as a behavioral abstraction of dynamic systems, specifically in the context of business process modeling. A behavioral profile can be seen as a complete graph over a set of task labels, where each edge is annotated with one relation from a given set of binary behavioral relations. Since their introduction, behavioral profiles were argued to provide a convenient way for comparing pairs of process models with respect to their behavior or computing behavioral similarity between process models. Still, as of today, there is little understanding of the expressive power of behavioral profiles. Via counter-examples, several authors have shown that behavioral pr..

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