Method and system for dynamic business process management using a partial order planner

  • US 6,892,192 B1
  • Filed: 06/22/2000
  • Issued: 05/10/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/22/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A dynamic business process management system comprising:

  • a knowledge base including expert knowledge about one or more business process domains;

    wherein the knowledge base includes one or more scripts, each of the one or more scripts comprising a sequence of fully or partially-specified actions;

    an inference engine coupled to the knowledge base, the inference engine including a partial order planner;

    a management system that collects and distributes data regarding one or more business processes and determines one or more goals; and

    a graphical user interface system that displays information regarding the one or more business processes;

    wherein the inference engine uses the partial order planner to determine a plan for achieving at least one of the one or more goals.

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