Levels of Business Structures Representation

With the increasingly large number of software frameworks available to facilitate "business modeling", it is important to understand the implications of the level of abstraction provided by the frameworks. In this paper, we discuss three levels of abstraction of framework for business modeling, including the most typical and widely accepted representatives of each level. We show that XML is an emerging standard of data interchange and integration for business modeling. We discuss these frameworks in the context of database representation, which is important for storage and retrieval of models.

By: K. Grigorova; P. Hristova; G. Atanasova; J. Q. Trelewicz

Published in: RJ10349 in 2005


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