AI-augmented Business Process Management Systems: A Research Manifesto

Dumas, M., Fournier, F., Limonad, L., Marrella, A., Montali, M., Rehse, J. R., Accorsi, R., Calvanese, D., De Giacomo, G., Fahland, D., Gal, A., La Rosa, M., Völzer, H., & Weber, I. (2023). AI-augmented Business Process Management Systems: A Research Manifesto. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 14(1), Article 11. https://doi.org/10.1145/3576047 Abstract AI-augmented Business Process Read More …

Seminar Process Analytics (2IMI00) 2023

This seminar prepares students for their Master project. By studying recent literature, we discuss and identify how to develop a research question, select the right research method, and plan and conduct the right evaluation. In addition, students get in touch with recent and ongoing research and practical application in the area of Processes and Information Read More …

Foundations of Process Mining (2AMI10) 2023

Data science is the profession of the future, because organizations that are unable to use (big) data in a smart way will not survive. It is not sufficient to focus on data storage and data analysis. The data scientist also needs to relate data to process analysis. Process mining bridges the gap between traditional model-based Read More …

Data analytics for engineers (2IAB0) 2023

Learning goals Students gain insight in basic techniques for processing large amounts of data in an efficient, reliable, and consistent way. Students develop skills in understanding, interpreting, and documenting data and information in the context of realistic scenarios. Students get understanding of the data life cycle and develop skills for structuring their solutions of practical Read More …

Data Challenge 3 (JBG060) 2023

The objective of the Data Challenge courses is to teach students how to perform large-scale data-driven analyses themselves, combining the technical skills acquired earlier in the Data Science program with insights gained in methodological courses. Data Challenge 3 is the final course in this series and shall familiarize students with the skills of designing and Read More …

Capita Selecta Process Analytics (2IMI05) 2023

This course can only be followed by permission of the responsible lecturer. People interested in the ‘process side’ of information systems can take the course ‘Capita selecta architecture of information systems’. This course will be organized in an ad-hoc manner taking into account the interests of the student. The focus will always be on a Read More …

Advanced Process Mining (2AMI20) 2023

Many real-life phenomena studied with Data Science methods unfold over time. They often involve many people, objects, agents, machines, entities, etc. that interact with each other while distributed in time and space. Such dynamics are called processes and are present everywhere: in software systems medical treatments, logistics systems, manufacturing, and even entire organizations. Process mining Read More …

Detecting Complex Anomalous Behaviors in Business Processes: A Multi-perspective Conformance Checking Approach

Mozafari Mehr, A. S., M. de Carvalho, R., & van Dongen, B. (2023). Detecting Complex Anomalous Behaviors in Business Processes: A Multi-perspective Conformance Checking Approach. In M. Montali, A. Senderovich, & M. Weidlich (Eds.), Process Mining Workshops – ICPM 2022 International Workshops, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 44-56). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 468 LNBIP). Read More …

An Association Rule Mining-Based Framework for the Discovery of Anomalous Behavioral Patterns

Mozafari Mehr, A. S., M. de Carvalho, R., & van Dongen, B. (2022). An Association Rule Mining-Based Framework for the Discovery of Anomalous Behavioral Patterns. In W. Chen, L. Yao, T. Cai, S. Pan, T. Shen, & X. Li (Eds.), Advanced Data Mining and Applications – 18th International Conference, ADMA 2022, Proceedings (pp. 397-412). (Lecture Notes in Computer Read More …

MLA: A Tool for Multi-Perspective Conformance Checking of Business Processes

Mehr, A. S. M., de Carvalho, R. M., & van Dongen, B. (2021). MLA: A Tool for Multi-Perspective Conformance Checking of Business Processes. In ICPM 2021 Doctoral Consortium and Demo Track 2021 (pp. 35-36). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; Vol. 3098). CEUR-WS.org. https://ceur-ws.org/Vol-3098/demo_200.pdf Abstract Existing conformance checking techniques focus more on the control-flow perspective rather than other Read More …

Vacancy: PhD on Process and Data Analysis to Support the Patient Discharge Process

Every year, more than 40,000 patients are admitted to the St. Antonius hospital, of which 6,000 patients go home through Care Mediation with home care or to a nursing or care home. At the moment, patients who go to a nursing/care home sometimes spend too long in the hospital because there is no place available Read More …

Vacancy: PhD On Responsible Process mining

Are you fascinated by data science, interested in deeply analyzing all kinds of work processes using process mining, but also aware of the pitfalls and misuse potential of such methods? Work with us on shaping the next generation of responsible process mining technology that is privacy-preserving, accurate, fair, and transparent. Job Description Work systems often Read More …

Aligning Event Logs to Resource-Constrained ν-Petri Nets

Sommers, D., Sidorova, N., & van Dongen, B. (2022). Aligning Event Logs to Resource-Constrained ν-Petri Nets. In L. Bernardinello, & L. Petrucci (Eds.), Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency – 43rd International Conference, PETRI NETS 2022, Proceedings (pp. 325-345). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Read More …

Evaluation of Probability Distribution Distance Metrics in Traffic Flow Outlier Detection

Andersen, E., Chiarandini, M., Hassani, M., Janicke, S., Tampakis, P., & Zimek, A. (2022). Evaluation of Probability Distribution Distance Metrics in Traffic Flow Outlier Detection. In Proceedings – 2022 23rd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, MDM 2022 (pp. 64-69). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/MDM55031.2022.00030 Abstract Recent approaches have proven the effectiveness Read More …

Aggregating Event Knowledge Graphs for Task Analysis

Klijn, E. L., Mannhardt, F., & Fahland, D. (2023). Aggregating Event Knowledge Graphs for Task Analysis. In M. Montali, A. Senderovich, & M. Weidlich (Eds.), Process Mining Workshops – ICPM 2022 International Workshops, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 493-505). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 468 LNBIP). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-27815-0_36 Abstract Aggregation of event data is a Read More …

Building User Journey Games from Multi-party Event Logs

Kobialka, P., Mannhardt, F., Tapia Tarifa, S. L., & Johnsen, E. B. (2023). Building User Journey Games from Multi-party Event Logs. In M. Montali, A. Senderovich, & M. Weidlich (Eds.), Process Mining Workshops – ICPM 2022 International Workshops, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 71-83). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 468 LNBIP). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-27815-0_6 Abstract To Read More …

Early Predicting the Need for Aftercare Based on Patients Events from the First Hours of Stay – A Case Study

Dubbeldam, A. L., Ketykó, I., de Carvalho, R. M., & Mannhardt, F. (2023). Early Predicting the Need for Aftercare Based on Patients Events from the First Hours of Stay – A Case Study. In M. Montali, A. Senderovich, & M. Weidlich (Eds.), Process Mining Workshops – ICPM 2022 International Workshops, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 366-377). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Read More …

Advanced Process Discovery Techniques

Augusto, A., Carmona, J., & Verbeek, H. M. W. (2022). Advanced Process Discovery Techniques. In Process Mining Handbook (pp. 76-107). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP); Vol. 448). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-08848-3_3 Abstract Given the challenges associated to the process discovery task, more than a hundred research studies addressed the problem over the past two decades. Read More …

Discovering an S-Coverable WF-net using DiSCover

Verbeek, H. M. W. (2022). Discovering an S-Coverable WF-net using DiSCover. In A. Burattin, A. Polyvyanyy, & B. Weber (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2022 4th International Conference on Process Mining (ICPM 2022) (pp. 64-71). IEEE Press. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPM57379.2022.9980723 Abstract Although many algorithms exist that can discover a WF-net from an event log, only a few (if Read More …

Online Prediction of Aggregated Retailer Consumer Behaviour

Spenrath, Y., Hassani, M., & van Dongen, B. F. (2022). Online Prediction of Aggregated Retailer Consumer Behaviour. In J. Munoz-Gama, & X. Lu (Eds.), Process Mining Workshops – ICPM 2021 International Workshops, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 211-223). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 433 LNBIP). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98581-3_16 Abstract Predicting the behaviour of consumers provides valuable Read More …

BitBooster: Effective Approximation of Distance Metrics via Binary Operations

Spenrath, Y., Hassani, M., & Van Dongen, B. F. (2022). BitBooster: Effective Approximation of Distance Metrics via Binary Operations. In H. Va Leong, S. S. Sarvestani, Y. Teranishi, A. Cuzzocrea, H. Kashiwazaki, D. Towey, J-J. Yang, & H. Shahriar (Eds.), Proceedings – 2022 IEEE 46th Annual Computers, Software, and Applications Conference, COMPSAC 2022 (pp. 201-210). Read More …

Real-Time Process Mining (JM0210-M-6) 2022

The course starts with an overview of the BPM domain using a set of twenty BPM use cases. These cover four key BPM activities: model (creating a process model to be used for analysis or enactment), enact (using a process model to control and support concrete cases), analyze (analyzing a process using a process model Read More …

Thinking Assistants

Many of today’s high-tech systems are essentially networks of complex processing units. Think of Vanderlande’s bagage handling systems, ASML’s wafer scanners or any Hospital in the world. These systems constantly capture and integrate streams of event data for the purpose of outlier detection, prediction and forecasting and even redesign. The analysis of large-scale networks of Read More …

Inferring Missing Event Data Describing Queue Behavior for Process Performance Analysis

Description Reliable analysis of performance problems and their root causes requires data of a high quality to understand how cases were handed from one employee to another and how they were processed in queues. However, the recorded event data is often of lower quality, e.g., information about queues is missing. The objective of this project Read More …