A model based realisation of actor model to conceptualise an aid for complex dynamic decision-making

Tony Clark, Souvik Barat, Vinay Kulkarni, Balbir Barn

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Abstract

Effective decision-making of modern organisation requires deep understanding of various aspects of organisation such as its goals, structure, business-as-usual operational processes etc. The large size and complex structure of organisations, socio-technical characteristics, and fast business dynamics make this decision-making a challenging endeavour. The state-of-practice of decision-making that relies heavily on human experts is often reported as ineffective, imprecise and lacking in agility. This paper evaluates a set of candidate technologies and makes a case for using actor based simulation techniques as an aid for complex dynamic decision-making. The approach is justified by enumeration of basic requirements of complex dynamic decision-making and the conducting a suitability of analysis of state-of-the-art enterprise modelling techniques. The research contributes a conceptual meta-model that represents necessary aspects of organisation for complex dynamic decision-making together with a realisation in terms of a meta model that extends Actor model of computation. The proposed approach is illustrated using a real life case study from business process outsourcing industry.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMODELSWARD 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development
PublisherSciTePress
Pages605-616
Number of pages12
Volume2017-January
ISBN (Electronic)9789897582103
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2017
Event5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development, MODELSWARD 2017 - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 19 Feb 201721 Feb 2017

Conference

Conference5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development, MODELSWARD 2017
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period19/02/1721/02/17

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Decision making
Industry
Outsourcing

Keywords

  • Actor based Simulation
  • Actor Model of Computation
  • Organisational Decision Making
  • Simulation

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Clark, T., Barat, S., Kulkarni, V., & Barn, B. (2017). A model based realisation of actor model to conceptualise an aid for complex dynamic decision-making. In MODELSWARD 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development (Vol. 2017-January, pp. 605-616). SciTePress.
Clark, Tony ; Barat, Souvik ; Kulkarni, Vinay ; Barn, Balbir. / A model based realisation of actor model to conceptualise an aid for complex dynamic decision-making. MODELSWARD 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development. Vol. 2017-January SciTePress, 2017. pp. 605-616
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A model based realisation of actor model to conceptualise an aid for complex dynamic decision-making. / Clark, Tony; Barat, Souvik; Kulkarni, Vinay; Barn, Balbir.

MODELSWARD 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development. Vol. 2017-January SciTePress, 2017. p. 605-616.

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Clark T, Barat S, Kulkarni V, Barn B. A model based realisation of actor model to conceptualise an aid for complex dynamic decision-making. In MODELSWARD 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development. Vol. 2017-January. SciTePress. 2017. p. 605-616