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BibliographySonntag, Mirko; Hahn, Michael; Karastoyanova, Dimka: Mayflower - Explorative Modeling of Scientific Workflows with BPEL.
In: Proceedings of the Demo Track of the 10th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2012), CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2012.
University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Information Technology.
pp. 1-5, english.
CEUR Workshop Proceedings, September 4, 2012.
Article in Proceedings (Workshop Paper).
CR-SchemaH.4.1 (Office Automation)
I.6.5 (Model Development)
D.2.2 (Software Engineering Design Tools and Techniques)
KeywordsScientific workflows; Model-as-you-go; SOA; BPEL

Using workflows for scientific calculations, experiments and simulations has been a success story in many cases. Unfortunately, most of the existing scientific workflow systems implement proprietary, non-standardized workflow languages, not taking advantage of the achievements of the conventional business workflow technology. It is only natural to combine these two research branches in order to harness the strengths of both. In this demonstration, we present Mayflower, a workflow environment that enables scientists to model workflows on the fly using extended business workflow technology. It supports the typical trial-and-error approach scientists follow when developing their experiments, computations or simulations and provides scientist with all crucial characteristics of the workflow technology. Additionally, beneficial to the business stakeholders, Mayflower brings additional simplification in workflow de-velopment and debugging.

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Department(s)University of Stuttgart, Institute of Architecture of Application Systems
Entry dateJuly 17, 2012
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