Publications

Journal Papers

N. Russell and A.H.M. ter Hofstede, newYAWL: Towards Workflow 2.0?, accepted for LNCS Transactions on Petri Nets and Other Models of Concurrency (ToPNoC).

P. Wohed, N. Russell, A.H.M ter Hofstede, B. Andersson, and W.M.P. van der Aalst, Patterns-based Evaluation of Open Source BPM Systems: The Cases of jBPM, OpenWFE, and Enhydra Shark, accepted for Information and Software Technology.

N. Russell and A.H.M. ter Hofstede, Surmounting BPM Challenges: The YAWL Story, accepted for Computer Science - Research and Development.

N.C. Russell, A.H.M ter Hofstede and W.M.P. van der Aalst. All That Glitters is not Gold: Selecting the Right Tool for your BPM Needs. Cutter IT Journal, 20(11), 31-38, 2007.

M. Dumas, B. Benatallah, N. Russell and M. Spork. A Configurable Matchmaking Framework for Electronic Marketplaces. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 3(1): 95-106, 2004.

W. Caelli, A. Rhodes and N. Russell, Applicability of the European ITSEC Criteria, Journal of Computers and Security, 1992.

Conference and Workshop Papers

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, W.M.P. and A.H.M ter Hofstede. newYAWL: Designing a workflow system using coloured Petri nets, In N. Sidorova, D. Moldt and H. Rolke (Eds.), International Workshop on Petri nets and Distributed Systems (PNDS'08), held at the International Conference on Application and Theory of Petri nets and other Models of Concurrency, Xian, China, June 2008.

R.S. Mans, N.C. Russell, W.M.P van der Aalst, A.J. Moleman, P.J.M. Bakker. (2008). Augmenting a workflow management system with planning facilitites using colored Petri nets. In K. Jensen (Ed.), Ninth workshop and tutorial on practical use of coloured petri nets and the CPN tools. (DAIMI PB, Vol. 588, pp. 143-162). Aarhus: University of Aarhus.

R.S. Mans, W.M.P. van der Aalst, N.C. Russell, and P.J.M. Bakker. Flexibility Schemes for Workflow Management Systems. In Lenz, R., Peleg, M., Reichert, M., (Eds), 2nd International Workshop on Process-oriented information systems in Healthcare (ProHealth ’08) held at 6th Int'l Conf. on Business Process Management (BPM 2008), Milan, Italy, 1 Sept 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Berlin, Springer.

N. Russell and W.M.P. van der Aalst, (2008). Work distribution and resource management in BPEL4People: capabilities and opportunities. In Z. Bellahsène, M. Léonard (Eds.), Advanced Information Systems Engineering (20th International Conference, CAiSE'08, Montpellier, France, June 18-20, 2008, Proceedings). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5074, pp. 94-108). Berlin: Springer.

M.H. Schonenberg, R.S. Mans, N. Russell, N.A. Mulyar and W.M.P. van der Aalst, Towards a Taxonomy of Process Flexibility. In J.L.G. Dietz, A. Albani, J. Barjis (Eds.), Advances in Enterprise Engineering (4th International Workshop CIAO! and 4th International Workshop EOMAS, held at CAiSE 2008, Montpellier, France, June 16-17, 2008, Proceedings). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Systems, Vol. 10, pp. 16-30). Berlin: Springer.

M.H. Schonenberg, R.S. Mans, N. Russell, N.A. Mulyar and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Process flexibility: A survey of contemporary approaches. In Z. Bellahsene, C. Woo, E. Hunt, X. Franch, R. Coletta (Eds.), Proceedings of the Forum at the CAiSE'08 Conference, Montpellier, France, June 18-20, 2008. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 344, pp. 81-84). CEUR-WS.org

P. Wohed, N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, B. Andersson, W.M.P. van der Aalst. Open source workflow: a viable direction for BPM? In Z. Bellahsène, M. Léonard (Eds.), Advanced Information Systems Engineering (Proceedings 20th International Conference, CAiSE'08, Montpellier, France, June 18-20, 2008). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5074, pp. 583-586). Berlin: Springer.

N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and W.M.P. van der Aalst,. newYAWL: Specifying a Workflow Reference Language using Coloured Petri Nets. In K. Jensen, editor, Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on the Practical Use of Coloured Petri Nets and CPN Tools (CPN 2007), volume 584 of DAIMI, pages 107-126, Aarhus, Denmark, October 2007. University of Aarhus.

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede and P. Wohed, On the Suitability of UML Activity Diagrams for Business Process Modelling. In Markus Stumptner, Sven Hartmann, and Yasushi Kiyoki, editors, Proceedings of the Third Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2006), volume 53 of Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology series (CRPIT), pages 95-104, Hobart, Australia, 2006. ACS.

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, and A.H.M. ter Hofstede, Workflow Exception Patterns, In E. Dubois and K. Pohl, editors, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'06), volume 4001 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 288-302. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006.

P. Wohed, W.M.P. van der Aalst, M. Dumas, A.H.M. ter Hofstede and N. Russell, On the Suitability of BPMN for Business Process Modelling, In S. Dustdar, J.L. Faideiro, and A. Sheth, editors, International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2006), volume 4102 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 161-176. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006.

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and D. Edmond. Workflow Resource Patterns: Identification, Representation and Tool Support. In O. Pastor Cunha and J. Falcao e Cunha, editors, Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE’05), volume 3520 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 216–232, Porto, Portugal, 2005. Springer. (acceptance rate: 13%)

P. Wohed, W.M.P. van der Aalst, M. Dumas, A.H.M. ter Hofstede and N. Russell, Pattern-Based Analysis of the Control-Flow Perspective of UML Activity Diagrams, In L. Delcambre, C. Kop, H.C. Mayr, J. Mylopoulos, and O. Pastor, editors, 24nd International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2005), volume 3716 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 63-78. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005.

N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, D. Edmond, and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Workflow Data Patterns: Identification, Representation and Tool Support. Accepted for publication in Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER’2005), Klagenfurt, Austria, 2005. Springer. (acceptance rate: 18%)

P. Wohed, W.M.P. van der Aalst, M. Dumas, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and N. Russell. Pattern-Based Analysis of UML Activity Diagrams. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER’2005), Klagenfurt, Austria, 2005. Springer. (acceptance rate: 18%)

W.M.P. van der Aalst, M. Dumas, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, N. Russell, H.M.W. Verbeek and P. Wohed, Life After BPEL?, In M. Bravetti, L. Kloul, and G. Zavattaro, editors, WS-FM 2005, volume 3670 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 35-50. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005.

M. Dumas, G. Governatori, A.H.M. ter Hofstede and N. Russell. An Architecture for Assembling Agents that Participate in Alternative Heterogeneous Auctions. RIDE 2002: 75-83

M. Dumas, L. Aldred, G. Governatori, A.H.M. ter Hofstede and N. Russell. A Probabilistic Approach to Automated Bidding in Alternative Auctions. WWW 2002: 99-108. (acceptance rate: 17%)

M.P. Papazoglou, N. Russell and D. Edmond, A Translation Protocol Achieving Consensus of Semantics between Cooperating Heterogeneous Database Systems, CoopIS 1996: 78-89.

M.P. Papazoglou and N.C. Russell, A Semantic Meta-Modelling Approach to Schema Transformation, CIKM’95.

D. Edmond, M.P. Papazoglou, N. Russell and Z. Tari, Packaging Knowledge into Metaobjects. KRDB 1995.

Book Chapters

K. Ploesser and N. Russell, The People Integration Challenge, in Handbook of Research on Business Process Modeling, J. Cardoso and W.M.P. van der Aalst (eds), IGI Global, 2009.

M. Adams, A.H.M ter Hofstede, N. Russell and W.M.P van der Aalst, Dynamic and Context-Aware Process Adaptation, In Handbook of Research on Complex Dynamic Process Management: Techniques for Adaptability in Turbulent Environments, M.M. Wang and Z. Sun (Eds), IGI Global, (accepted, to appear).

M.P. Papazoglou, Z. Tari and N.C. Russell, Object-Oriented Technology for Interschema and Language Mappings, in O.A. Bukhres and A.K. Elmagarmid, Object-Oriented Multidatabase Systems, Prentice Hall, 1996. Technical Reports

Technical Reports

N. Russell and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Workflow Resource Patterns as a Rule to Support BPEL4People Standardization Efforts , BP Trends, March 2008. W.M.P. van der Aalst, J. Nakatumba, A. Rozinat, and N. Russell. Business Process Simulation: How to get it right? BPM Center Report BPM-08-07, BPMcenter.org, 2008.

N.A. Mulyar, W.M.P. van der Aalst, N.C. Russell. (2008). Process Flexibility Patterns. Beta Working Papers No. 251, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. N. Russell and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Evaluation of the BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask Extensions to WS-BPEL 2.0 using the Workflow Resource Patterns. BPM Center Report BPM-07-11, BPMcenter.org, 2007.

N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, D. Edmond and W.M.P. van der Aalst, newYAWL: Achieving Comprehensive Patterns Support in Workflow for the Control-Flow, Data and Resource Perspectives, BPM Center Report BPM-07-05, BPMcenter.org, 2007.

P. Wohed, B. Andersson, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, N.C. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst. Patterns-based Evaluation of Open Source BPM Systems: The Cases of jBPM, OpenWFE, and Enhydra Shark. BPM Center Report BPM-07-12, BPMcenter.org, 2007.

M.H. Schonenberg, R.S. Mans, N.C. Russell, N.A. Mulyar, and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Towards a Taxonomy of Process Flexibility (Extended Version). BPM Center Report BPM-07-11, BPMcenter.org, 2007.

N. Mulyar, W.M.P. van der Aalst, L.Aldred, and N. Russell. Service Interaction Patterns: A Configurable Framework. BPM Center Report BPM-07-07, BPMcenter.org, 2007.

N. Mulyar, W.M.P. van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede and N. Russell, Towards a WPSL: A Critical Analysis of the 20 Classical Workflow Control-flow Patterns, BPM Center Report BPM-06-18, BPMcenter.org, 2006.

N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, W.M.P. van der Aalst, and N. Mulyar, Workflow Control-Flow Patterns: A Revised View. BPM Center Report BPM-06-22, BPMcenter.org, 2006.

P. Wohed, W.M.P. van der Aalst, M. Dumas, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and N. Russell. Pattern-based Analysis of UML Activity Diagrams. BETA Working Paper Series, WP 129, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, 2004.

N. Russell, W.M.P. van der Aalst, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, and D. Edmond. Workflow Resource Patterns. BETA Working Paper Series, WP 126, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, 2004.

N. Russell, A.H.M. ter Hofstede, D. Edmond, and W.M.P. van der Aalst. Workflow Data Patterns. QUT Technical Report, FIT-TR-2004-01, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 2004. N. C. Russell, A Security Analysis of HP-UX 7.0, FIT Technical Report, Queensland University of Technology, 1991.

Doctoral Thesis

N.C. Russell, Foundations of Process-Aware Information Systems, PhD Thesis, Queensland University of Technology, 2008.

Masters Thesis

N.C. Russell, Interoperability Protocols for Heterogeneous and Legacy Database Systems, Masters Thesis, Queensland University of Technology, 1995.