Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


September 2009 Vol. 32 No. 3   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Jianwen Su 2

Special Issue on Management of Data-Centric Business Workflows

Business Artifacts: A Data-centric Approach to Modeling Business Operations and Processes    
    David Cohn and Richard Hull 3
Modeling and Verifying Active XML Artifacts   Serge Abiteboul, Luc Segoufin, and Victor Vianu 10
Workflow Support Using Proclets: Divide, Interact, and Conquer    
    W.M.P. van der Aalst, R.S. Mans, and N.C. Russell 16
Similarity Search of Business Process Models   Marlon Dumas, Luciano García-Bañuelos, and Remco Dijkman 23
Querying Future and Past in Business Processes   Daniel Deutch and Tova Milo 29
Business Processes Meet Operational Business Intelligence    
    Umeshwar Dayal, Kevin Wilkinson, Alkis Simitsis, and Malu Castellanos 35
Volume versus Variance: Implications of Data-intensive Workflows   Michael zur Muehlen 42
Integrating Data for Business Process Management   Hong-Linh Truong and Schahram Dustdar 48

Conference and Journal Notices

EGC 2010 Conference   54
PODS 2010 Conference   55
SIGMOD 2010 Conference   backcover