Ontology-Based Workflow Semantic Representation and Modeling Method
An ontology-based workflow (workflow-ontology) representation method was proposed after analyzing that not only structure information but also semantic information were needed in a workflow model. Workflow-ontology concepts were composed by class and subclass of the workflow. Concepts’ properties including their values and characteristics were redefined, and then, workflow-ontology modeling method was put forward based on the ontology expresses and definitions above. With the example of applying in products examined and approved workflows, the corresponding workflow-ontology model (WFO) was built.
Xie Yi and Li Mi
W. P. Shao et al., "Ontology-Based Workflow Semantic Representation and Modeling Method", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 129-131, pp. 50-54, 2010