INFORMATION CHANGE THE WORLD

International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJITCS Vol.10, No.2, Feb. 2018

Generating Database Schemas from Business Artifact Models

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Author(s)

Maroun Abi Assaf, Youakim Badr, Hicham El Khoury, Kablan Barbar

Index Terms

Business Artifact;Modeling Notations;Business Process Models;Database schema

Abstract

Business Artifacts, as an alternative approach to Business Process Modeling, combines both process and data aspects of a Business into the same model. Many works in the literature have focused on defining Artifact-centric processes and graphical modeling notations. But, to the best of our knowledge, no prior work has directly tackled the problem of generating Database Schemas from Business Artifact Models. In this paper, we propose an algorithm that generates Database Schemas from Business Artifact Models (BAMs). The proposed algorithm not only takes into consideration the different data attribute types of Artifacts’ Information Models, but also supports different Artifacts relationships. We also validate our work with a prototype implementation of a Business Artifact Models Modeler and a Database Schema Generator.

Cite This Paper

Maroun Abi Assaf, Youakim Badr, Hicham El Khoury, Kablan Barbar, "Generating Database Schemas from Business Artifact Models", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.10, No.2, pp.10-17, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2018.02.02

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