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Compare model-model for variants analysis

Authors: Abel Armas-Cervantes, Paolo Baldan, Marlon Dumas, Luciano García-Bañuelos

This plugin allows users to compare pairs of business process models in BPMN. To use this plugin, select two models in BPMN format from the repository, and click on “Analyze>Compare”.

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The identified differences are explained as natural language statements and, additionally, each of difference can be graphically overlaid over the two models. The graphical representation of the differences pinpoints the state during the execution of the two process models when a given difference arises. This plugin can be particularly useful during the reconciliation of multiple process model variants and to determine if one process is a refinement of another.

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A screencast of this plugin can be found here.

Example models to use with this plugin can be found in folder “Examples>Compare>Model to model” of the Apromore repository.