Automating Business Modelling: A Guide to Using Logic to by Yun-Heh Chen-Burger MS, MSc, PhD, Dave Robertson PhD (auth.)

By Yun-Heh Chen-Burger MS, MSc, PhD, Dave Robertson PhD (auth.)

Enterprise Modelling (EM) equipment are often utilized by marketers as an research instrument for describing and remodeling their companies. The ensuing product, an company version, is often used as a blueprint for reconstructing organisations and such attempt is usually a a part of enterprise method re-engineering and development projects.

Automating enterprise Modelling describes varied ideas of supplying automatic help for firm modelling tools and introduces universally used methods. A working instance of a enterprise modelling procedure is incorporated; supplying a framework and unique clarification as to the way to build computerized aid for modelling, permitting readers to persist with the tactic to create related help.

Suitable for senior undergraduates and postgraduates of industrial reports, desktop technology and synthetic Intelligence, practitioners within the fields of information administration, company Modelling and software program Engineering, this publication deals perception and knowledge to either scholar undefined.

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Therefore, it is important that these processes can be simulated within the model with the help of a software tool to demonstrate and/or predict their behaviour, to help people understand their implications and restrictions. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. 2 The potentially great rewards offered by applying enterprise modelling methods have encouraged many businesses to use them. Unfortunately, as noted above, these methods have problems. One particular problem is to determine and assure the quality of the model.

Note that different authors may use different symbols to represent the same truth-functional connective. For example: ‘not’ is often written as ‘¬’; ‘and’ as ‘&’ and ‘∧’; and ‘or’ as ‘∨’. 3 above. 2 Analysing the Structure of Formulae in Propositional Logic Formulae in the Propositional Logic can be built by first joining together atomic propositions using one or more truth-functional connectives and then applying the same procedure to construct yet more complex formulae from these components. In this way, “nested” formulae containing subformulae are obtained.

4 Introducing Business Process Models Although BSDM’s Business Modelling Method is not a “process-oriented” modelling language, nor is it directly influenced by Business Process Modelling (BPM) methods, techniques used in BPM can be adapted and used to extend BSDM notations and can amplify and diversify the use of BSDM models. A brief background description of BPM is first given below. Since the 1960s and 1970s, process modelling has been applied in the manufacturing sector [85]. Motor companies, such as Ford, and aerospace companies, such as McDonnell Douglas Corporation, have used process models to capture the processes of designing and manufacturing products.

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