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Separation of Concerns in Process Compliance Checking: Divide-and-Conquer


Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


27th European & Asian System, Software & Service Process Improvement & Innovation


Springer International Publishing




Compliance with multiple standard’s reference models has the potential to improve process quality but is a challenging task faced by manufacturers in the safety-critical context. To facilitate this task, we propose a method for automated process compliance checking that can be used as a basis for decision making. Our method requires users to create a knowledge base of formalized requirements and processes checkable for compliance. In this paper, we exploit the natural separation of concerns in the state of practice to offer adequate means to facilitate the creation of the required concepts by using a divide and conquer strategy. For this, we discuss the impact of process factors in compliance assessment and provide separation of concerns based on SPEM 2.0 (Systems and Software Process Engineering Metamodel). Then, we illustrate the defined concerns and discuss our findings.


@inproceedings{Castellanos Ardila5821,
author = {Julieth Patricia Castellanos Ardila and Barbara Gallina},
title = {Separation of Concerns in Process Compliance Checking: Divide-and-Conquer},
month = {September},
year = {2020},
booktitle = {27th European {\&} Asian System, Software {\&} Service Process Improvement {\&} Innovation},
publisher = {Springer International Publishing },
url = {}