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The Complete Business Process Handbook by August-Wilhelm Scheer, Henrik von Scheel, Mark von Rosing

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Process Tagging—A Process Classification and Categorization Concept

Mark von Rosing, Neil Kemp, Maria Hove,  and Jeanne W. Ross

Abstract

Categorization and classification have been around for a long time. Classical categorization first appeared in the context of Western philosophy in the work of Plato who, in his Statesman dialogue, introduced the approach of grouping objects based on their similar properties. This approach was further explored and systematized by Aristotle in his Categories treatise, where he analyzed the differences between classes and objects. Aristotle also intensively applied the classical categorization scheme in his approach to the classification of living beings (which used the technique of applying successive narrowing ...

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