The 19 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this book from a total of 242 submissions. They deal with topics such as data science and databases; ontologies; social networks; knowledge management; software development; human-computer interaction, and multimedia.
In his book Jan Mendling develops a framework for the detection of formal errors in business process models and the prediction of error probability based on quality attributes of these models (metrics). He presents a precise description of Event-driven Process Chains (EPCs), their control-flow semantics and a suitable correctness criterion called EPC soundness.
The 41 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. The contributions cover research trends as well as current achievements and cutting edge developments in the area of modern business information systems. They are grouped in sections on business process management, service discovery and composition, ontologies, information retrieval, enterprise resource planning, interoperability, mobility and contexts, wikis and folksonomies, and rules and semantic queries.