Fast incremental conformance analysis for interactive process discovery

Dixit, P.M., Buijs, J.C.A.M., Verbeek, H.M.W., & van der Aalst, W.M.P. (2018). Fast incremental conformance analysis for interactive process discovery. In W. Abramowicz & A. Paschke (Eds.), Business Information Systems – 21st International Conference, BIS 2018, Proceedings (pp. 163-175). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 320). Springer. Abstract Interactive process discovery allows users to Read More …

Unbiased, fine-grained description of processes performance from event data

Denisov, V.V., Fahland, D. & van der Aalst, W.M.P. (2018). Unbiased, fine-grained description of processes performance from event data. Business Process Management – 16th International Conference, BPM 2018, Sydney, NSW, Australia, September 9-14, 2018, Proceedings. (pp. 139-157). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No. 11080). Springer. Abstract Performance is central to processes management and event data Read More …

Similarity resonance for improving process model matching accuracy

Assy, Nour, van Dongen, Boudewijn F. & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). Similarity resonance for improving process model matching accuracy. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2018 (pp. 86-93). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. Abstract Comparing and matching process models is a common task in many process Read More …

Dealing with artifact-centric systems : a process mining approach

Li, Guangming & de Carvalho, Renata Medeiros (2018). Dealing with artifact-centric systems : a process mining approach. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2097, 80-84. Abstract Process mining provides a series of techniques to analyze business processes based on execution data in enterprises. It has been successfully applied to classical processes on WFM/BPM systems, in which one process Read More …

Scalable process discovery and conformance checking

Leemans, S.J.J., Fahland, D. & van der Aalst, W.M.P. (2018). Scalable process discovery and conformance checking. Software and Systems Modeling, 17(2), 599-631. Abstract Considerable amounts of data, including process events, are collected and stored by organisations nowadays. Discovering a process model from such event data and verification of the quality of discovered models are important Read More …

Recomposing conformance : Closing the circle on decomposed alignment-based conformance checking in process mining

Lee, Wai Lam Jonathan, Verbeek, H.M.W., Munoz-Gama, Jorge, van der Aalst, Wil M.P. & Sepúlveda, Marcos (2018). Recomposing conformance : Closing the circle on decomposed alignment-based conformance checking in process mining. Information Sciences, 466, 55-91. Abstract In the area of process mining, efficient conformance checking is one of the main challenges. Several process mining vendors Read More …

A hybrid approach for aspect-oriented business process modeling

Jalali, A., Maggi, F.M. & Reijers, H.A. (2018). A hybrid approach for aspect-oriented business process modeling. Journal of Software : Evolution and Process, 30(8):e1931 Abstract Separation of concerns has long been an important strategy to deal with complexity when developing a system. Some concerns (like security) are scattered through the whole system, and different modules Read More …

Using behavioral context in process mining : exploration, preprocessing and analysis of event data

Lu, X. (2018). Using behavioral context in process mining : exploration, preprocessing and analysis of event data. Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. ((Co-)promot.: Wil van der Aalst, Dirk Fahland & Nicola Zannone)

Filtering spurious events from event streams of business processes

van Zelst, Sebastiaan J., Fani Sani, Mohammadreza, Ostovar, Alireza, Conforti, Raffaele & La Rosa, Marcello (2018). Filtering spurious events from event streams of business processes. Advanced Information Systems Engineering – 30th International Conference, CAiSE 2018, Proceedings (pp. 35-52). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Read More …

Local process model discovery : bringing petri nets to the pattern mining world

Tax, Niek, Sidorova, Natalia, van der Aalst, Wil M.P. & Haakma, Reinder (2018). Local process model discovery : bringing petri nets to the pattern mining world. In V. Khohamenko & O.H. Roux (Eds.), Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency (pp. 374-384). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Read More …

An experimental evaluation of the generalizing capabilities of process discovery techniques and black-box sequence models

Tax, N., van Zelst, S.J. & Teinemaa, I. (2018). An experimental evaluation of the generalizing capabilities of process discovery techniques and black-box sequence models. In Palash Bera, Jens Gulden, Iris Reinhartz-Berger, Wided Guédria, Sérgio Guerreiro & Rainer Schmidt (Eds.), Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling (pp. 165-180). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing). Dordrecht: Springer Read More …

DB-XES : Enabling process discovery in the large

Syamsiyah, Alifah, Van Dongen, Boudewijn F. & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). DB-XES : Enabling process discovery in the large. Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis – 6th IFIP WG 2.6 International Symposium, SIMPDA 2016, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 53-77). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 307). BHRA / Springer Verlag. Abstract Dealing with Read More …

Recurrent process mining with live event data

Syamsiyah, Alifah, van Dongen, Boudewijn F. & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). Recurrent process mining with live event data. Business Process Management Workshops – BPM 2017 International Workshops, Revised Papers (pp. 178-190). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). BHRA / Springer Verlag. Abstract In organizations, process mining activities are typically performed in Read More …

Optimal algorithms for compact linear layouts

Sonke, Willem, Verbeek, Kevin, Meulemans, Wouter, Verbeek, Eric & Speckmann, Bettina (2018). Optimal algorithms for compact linear layouts. Proceedings – 2018 IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium, PacificVis 2018 (pp. 1-10). Brussels: IEEE Computer Society. Abstract Linear layouts are a simple and natural way to draw a graph: all vertices are placed on a single line and Read More …

A visualization of human physical risks in manufacturing processes using BPMN

Polderdijk, Melanie, Vanderfeesten, Irene, Erasmus, Jonnro, Traganos, Kostas, Bosch, Tim, van Rhijn, Gu & Fahland, Dirk (2018). A visualization of human physical risks in manufacturing processes using BPMN. Business Process Management Workshops – BPM 2017 International Workshops, Revised Papers (pp. 732-743). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). Springer. Abstract Process models are schematic Read More …

Optimal algorithms for compact linear layouts

Meulemans, W., Sonke, W.M., Speckmann, B., Verbeek, H.M.W. & Verbeek, K.A.B. (2018). Optimal algorithms for compact linear layouts. Abstracts of the 34th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG), 21-23 March 2018, Berlin, Germany (pp. 10:1-10:6). Abstract Linear layouts are a simple and natural way to draw a graph: all vertices are placed on a single Read More …

A general framework to detect behavioral design patterns

Liu, Cong, Van Dongen, Boudewijn, Assy, Nour & Van Der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). A general framework to detect behavioral design patterns. Proceedings – International Conference on Software Engineering (pp. 234-235). IEEE Computer Society. Abstract This paper presents a general framework to detect behavioral design patterns by combining source code and execution data. The framework Read More …

Extracting object-centric event logs to support process mining on databases

Li, Guangming, de Murillas, Eduardo González López, de Carvalho, Renata Medeiros & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). Extracting object-centric event logs to support process mining on databases. In H. Mouratidis & J. Mendling (Eds.), Information Systems in the Big Data Era – CAiSE Forum 2018, Proceedings (pp. 182-199). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Read More …

Hierarchical performance analysis for process mining

Leemans, Maikel, Van Der Aalst, Wil M.P. & Van Den Brand, Mark G.J. (2018). Hierarchical performance analysis for process mining. Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Software and System Process, ICSSP 2018 (pp. 96-105). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. Abstract Process mining techniques use event data from operational and software processes to discover process Read More …

Automatic root cause identification using most probable alignments

Koorneef, M., Solti, A., Leopold, H. & Reijers, H.A. (2018). Automatic root cause identification using most probable alignments. In M. Weidlich & E. Teniente (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops – BPM 2017 International Workshops, Barcelona, Spain, September 10-11, 2017, Revised Papers (pp. 204-215). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). Springer. Abstract In many Read More …

E-government services : comparing real and expected user behavior

Kalenkova, A. A., Ageev, A. A., Lomazova, I A. & van der Aalst, W. M.P. (2018). E-government services : comparing real and expected user behavior. In M. Weidlich & E. Teriente (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops (pp. 484-496). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. Abstract E-government web services are becoming Read More …

Redo log process mining in real life : data challenges & opportunities

González López de Murillas, E., Hoogendoorn, G.E. & Reijers, H.A. (2018). Redo log process mining in real life : data challenges & opportunities. In M. Weidlich & E. Teniente (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops (pp. 573-587). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. Abstract Data extraction and preparation are the most Read More …

Visual analytics for soundness verification of process models

Garcia Caballero, Humberto S., Westenberg, Michel A., Verbeek, H.M.W. & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). Visual analytics for soundness verification of process models. In M. Weidlich & E. Teniente (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops (pp. 744-756). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. Abstract Soundness validation of process models is Read More …

Improving process discovery results by filtering outliers using conditional behavioural probabilities

Sani, Mohammadreza Fani, van Zelst, Sebastiaan J. & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). Improving process discovery results by filtering outliers using conditional behavioural probabilities. Business Process Management Workshops – BPM 2017 International Workshops, Revised Papers (pp. 216-229). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 308). Berlin: Springer. Abstract Process discovery, one of the key Read More …

Detection and interactive repair of event ordering imperfection in process logs

Dixit, Prabhakar M., Suriadi, Suriadi, Andrews, Robert, Wynn, Moe T., ter Hofstede, Arthur H.M., Buijs, Joos C.A.M. & van der Aalst, Wil M.P. (2018). Detection and interactive repair of event ordering imperfection in process logs. Advanced Information Systems Engineering – 30th International Conference, CAiSE 2018, Proceedings (pp. 274-290). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Read More …

Special Issue on Service-Oriented Collaborative Computing and Applications

Yong, Jianming, Fortino, Giancarlo, Shen, Weiming, Yang, Yun, Chao, Kuo Ming & Van Der Aalst, Wil (2018). Special Issue on Service-Oriented Collaborative Computing and Applications. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 11(2), 277-278. Abstract The papers in this special issue focus on the research and development of service-oriented collaborative computing technologies and their applications to the Read More …

Event stream-based process discovery using abstract representations

van Zelst, S.J., van Dongen, B.F. & van der Aalst, W.M.P. (2018). Event stream-based process discovery using abstract representations. Knowledge and Information Systems, 54(2), 407-435. Abstract The aim of process discovery, originating from the area of process mining, is to discover a process model based on business process execution data. A majority of process discovery Read More …

Discovering workflow nets using integer linear programming

van Zelst, S.J., van Dongen, B.F., van der Aalst, W.M.P. && Verbeek, H.M.W. (2018). Discovering workflow nets using integer linear programming. Computing, 100(5), 529-556. Abstract Process mining is concerned with the analysis, understanding and improvement of business processes. Process discovery, i.e. discovering a process model based on an event log, is considered the most challenging Read More …

Interest-driven discovery of local process models

Tax, Niek, Dalmas, Benjamin, Sidorova, Natalia, van der Aalst, Wil M.P. & Norre, Sylvie (2018). Interest-driven discovery of local process models. Information Systems, 77, 105-117. Abstract Local Process Models (LPM) describe structured fragments of process behavior occurring in the context of less structured business processes. Traditional LPM discovery aims to generate a collection of process Read More …

The imprecisions of precision measures in process mining

Tax, N., Lu, X., Sidorova, N., Fahland, D. & van der Aalst, W.M.P. (2018). The imprecisions of precision measures in process mining. Information Processing Letters, 135, 1-8. Abstract In process mining, precision measures are used to quantify how much a process model overapproximates the behavior seen in an event log. Although several measures have been Read More …

Time and activity sequence prediction of business process instances

Polato, Mirko, Sperduti, Alessandro, Burattin, Andrea & de Leoni, Massimiliano (2018). Time and activity sequence prediction of business process instances. Computing, 100(9), 1005-1031 Abstract The ability to know in advance the trend of running process instances, with respect to different features, such as the expected completion time, would allow business managers to timely counteract to Read More …

Blockchains for business process management – Challenges and opportunities

Mendling, J., Weber, I., van der Aalst, W.M.P., vom Brocke, J., Cabanillas, C., Daniel, F., Debois, S., Di Ciccio, C., Dumas, M., Dustdar, S., Gal, A., García-Bañuelos, L., Governatori, G., Hull, R., La Rosa, Marcello, Leopold, Henrik, Leymann, Frank, Recker, Jan, Reichert, Manfred, Reijers, H.A., Rinderlema, Stefanie, Solti, Andreas, Rosemann, Michael, Schulte, Stefan, Singh, Munindar Read More …

Guided Process Discovery : A Pattern-based Approach

Mannhardt, F., de Leoni, M., Reijers, H.A., van der Aalst, W.M.P. & Toussaint, P. (2018). Guided Process Discovery : A Pattern-based Approach. Information Systems, 76, 1-18 Abstract Process mining techniques analyze processes based on events stored in event logs. Yet, low-level events recorded by information systems may not directly match high-level activities that make sense Read More …

Dynamic skipping and blocking, dead path elimination for cyclic workflows, and a local semantics for inclusive gateways

Fahland, Dirk & Völzer, Hagen (2018). Dynamic skipping and blocking, dead path elimination for cyclic workflows, and a local semantics for inclusive gateways. Information Systems, 78, 126-143. Abstract We propose and study dynamic versions of the classical flexibility constructs ‘skip’ and ‘block’ for workflows and motivate and define a formal semantics for them. We show Read More …