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Scientific Programming
Volume 2017, Article ID 9026387, 18 pages
Research Article

Collaborative Knowledge Framework for Mediation Information System Engineering

1School of Economics and Management, Beijing Jiaotong University, Shangyuancun 3, Xizhimenwai, Haidian, Beijing 100044, China
2Toulouse University, Mines D’Albi, Campus Jarlard, Route de Teillet, 81013 Albi, France
3InteropSys, 23 Bd. Victor Hugo, 31770 Colomiers, France
4Champollion University, Place Verdun, 81012 Albi, France

Correspondence should be addressed to Wenxin Mu; nc.ude.utjb@umxw

Received 3 March 2017; Revised 7 May 2017; Accepted 30 August 2017; Published 23 October 2017

Academic Editor: Kwok-Yan Lam

Copyright © 2017 Wenxin Mu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


With the worldwide interenterprise collaboration and interoperability background, automatic collaborative business process deduction is crucial and imperative researching subject. A methodology of deducing collaborative process is designed by collecting collaborative knowledge. Due to the complexity of deduction methodology, a collaborative knowledge framework is defined to organize abstract and concrete collaborative information. The collaborative knowledge framework contains three dimensions: elements, levels, and life cycle. To better define the framework, the relations in each dimension are explained in detail. They are (i) relations among elements, which organize the gathering orders and methods of different collaborative elements, (ii) relations among life cycle, which present modeling processes and agility management, and (iii) relations among levels, which define relationships among different levels of collaborative processes: strategy, operation, and support. This paper aims to explain the collaborative knowledge framework and the relations inside.