Efficient process conformance checking on the basis of uncertain event-to-activity mappings

van der Aa, H., Leopold, H., & Reijers, H. A. (2020). Efficient process conformance checking on the basis of uncertain event-to-activity mappings. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 32(5), 927-940. [8634941]. https://doi.org/10.1109/TKDE.2019.2897557 Abstract Conformance checking enables organizations to automatically identify compliance violations based on the analysis of observed event data. A crucial requirement for Read More …

Privacy-preserving process mining in healthcare

Pika, A., Wynn, M. T., Budiono, S., ter Hofstede, A. H. M., van der Aalst, W. M. P., & Reijers, H. A. (2020). Privacy-preserving process mining in healthcare. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(5), [1612]. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17051612 Abstract Process mining has been successfully applied in the healthcare domain and has helped to uncover Read More …

Working around health information systems: To accept or not to accept?

Beerepoot, I., Ouali, A., van de Weerd, I., & Reijers, H. A. (2020). Working around health information systems: To accept or not to accept? In J. vom Brocke, S. Gregor, & O. Muller (Eds.), 27th European Conference on Information Systems – Information Systems for a Sharing Society, ECIS 2019 [182] Association for Information Systems. https://aisel.aisnet.org/ecis2019_rp/182 Read More …

Scalable Discovery of Hybrid Process Models in a Cloud Computing Environment

Cheng, L., van Dongen, B. F., & van der Aalst, W. M. P. (2020). Scalable Discovery of Hybrid Process Models in a Cloud Computing Environment. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 13(2), 368-380. [8669858]. https://doi.org/10.1109/TSC.2019.2906203 Abstract Process descriptions are used to create products and deliver services. To lead better processes and services, the first step is Read More …

Enabling efficient process mining on large data sets: realizing an in-database process mining operator

Dijkman, R., Gao, J., Syamsiyah, A., van Dongen, B., Grefen, P., & ter Hofstede, A. (2020). Enabling efficient process mining on large data sets: realizing an in-database process mining operator. Distributed and Parallel Databases, 38(1), 227-253. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10619-019-07270-1 Abstract Process mining can be used to analyze business processes based on logs of their execution. These execution Read More …

Aligning observed and modelled behaviour by maximizing synchronous moves and using milestones

Bloemen, V., van Zelst, S., van der Aalst, W., van Dongen, B., & van de Pol, J. (Accepted/In press). Aligning observed and modelled behaviour by maximizing synchronous moves and using milestones. Information Systems, XX(XX), [101456]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.is.2019.101456 Abstract Given a process model and an event log, conformance checking aims to relate the two together, e.g. to Read More …

Visualizing Token Flows Using Interactive Performance Spectra

van der Aalst, W. M. P., Tacke Genannt Unterberg, D., Denisov, V., & Fahland, D. (2020). Visualizing Token Flows Using Interactive Performance Spectra. In R. Janicki, N. Sidorova, & T. Chatain (Eds.), Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency – 41st International Conference, PETRI NETS 2020, Proceedings (pp. 369-380). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science Read More …

Scalable alignment of process models and event logs: An approach based on automata and S-components

Reißner, D., Armas-Cervantes, A., Conforti, R., Dumas, M., Fahland, D., & La Rosa, M. (2020). Scalable alignment of process models and event logs: An approach based on automata and S-components. Information Systems, 94, [101561]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.is.2020.101561 Abstract Given a model of the expected behavior of a business process and given an event log recording its observed Read More …

Repairing Event Logs with Missing Events to Support Performance Analysis of Systems with Shared Resources

Denisov, V., Fahland, D., & van der Aalst, W. M. P. (2020). Repairing Event Logs with Missing Events to Support Performance Analysis of Systems with Shared Resources. In R. Janicki, N. Sidorova, & T. Chatain (Eds.), Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency – 41st International Conference, PETRI NETS 2020, Proceedings (pp. 239-259). (Lecture Notes Read More …

Multi-dimensional performance analysis and monitoring using integrated performance spectra

Denisov, V., Fahland, D., & Van Der Aalst, W. M. P. (2020). Multi-dimensional performance analysis and monitoring using integrated performance spectra. In C. Di Ciccio (Ed.), Proceedings of the ICPM Doctoral Consortium and Tool Demonstration Track 2020 co-located with the 2nd International Conference on Process Mining (ICPM 2020): Padua, Italy, October 4-9, 2020 (pp. 27-30). Read More …

Identifying and reducing errors in remaining time prediction due to inter-case dynamics

Klijn, E. L., & Fahland, D. (2020). Identifying and reducing errors in remaining time prediction due to inter-case dynamics. In B. van Dongen, M. Montali, & M. T. Wynn (Eds.), Proceedings – 2020 2nd International Conference on Process Mining, ICPM 2020 (pp. 25-32). [9229927] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPM49681.2020.00015 Abstract Remaining time prediction Read More …

Detecting system-level behavior leading to dynamic bottlenecks

Toosinezhad, Z., Fahland, D., Köroglu, Ö., & Van Der Aalst, W. M. P. (2020). Detecting system-level behavior leading to dynamic bottlenecks. In B. van Dongen, M. Montali, & M. T. Wynn (Eds.), Proceedings – 2020 2nd International Conference on Process Mining, ICPM 2020 (pp. 17-24). [9230102] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPM49681.2020.00014 Abstract Dynamic Read More …

Defining meaningful local process models

Brunings, M., Fahland, D., & van Dongen, B. (2020). Defining meaningful local process models. In W. van der Aalst, R. Bergenthum, & J. Carmona (Eds.), ATAED 2020 Algorithms & Theories for the Analysis of Event Data 2020: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Algorithms & Theories for the Analysis of Event Data 2020: Satellite event Read More …

Data Minimisation as Privacy and Trust Instrument in Business Processes

Zaman, R., Hassani, M., & van Dongen, B. F. (Accepted/In press). Data Minimisation as Privacy and Trust Instrument in Business Processes. In Business Process Management Workshops (BPM 2020) Springer. Abstract Data is vital for almost all sorts of business processes and workflows. However, the possession of personal data of other beings bear consequences. Data is Read More …

Facilitating GDPR compliance: the H2020 BPR4GDPR approach

Lioudakis, G. V., Koukovini, M. N., Papagiannakopoulou, E. I., Dellas, N., Kalaboukas, K., de Carvalho, R. M., Hassani, M., Bracciale, L., Bianchi, G., Juan-Verdejo, A., Alexakis, S., Gaudino, F., Cascone, D., & Barracano, P. (2020). Facilitating GDPR compliance: the H2020 BPR4GDPR approach. In I. O. Pappas, I. O. Pappas, P. Mikalef, L. Jaccheri, J. Krogstie, Read More …

On Enabling GDPR Compliance in Business Processes Through Data-Driven Solutions

Zaman, R., & Hassani, M. (2020). On Enabling GDPR Compliance in Business Processes Through Data-Driven Solutions. SN Computer Science, 1(4), 1-15. [210]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42979-020-00215-x Abstract The collection and long-term retention of excessive data enables organisations to process data for insights in non-primary processes. The discovery of insights is promoted to be useful both for organisations and Read More …

Predicting Business Process Bottlenecks In Online Events Streams Under Concept Drifts

Spenrath, Y., & Hassani, M. (2020). Predicting Business Process Bottlenecks In Online Events Streams Under Concept Drifts. In M. Steglich, C. Muller, G. Neumann, & M. Walther (Eds.), Proceedings of European Council for Modelling and Simulation (ECMS) 2020 (pp. 190-196). (Proceedings European Council for Modelling and Simulation; Vol. 34, No. 1). European Council for Modeling Read More …

Why did my Consumer Shop? Learning an Efficient Distance Metric for Retailer Transaction Data

Spenrath, Y., Hassani, M., van Dongen, B. F., & Tariq, H. (Accepted/In press). Why did my Consumer Shop? Learning an Efficient Distance Metric for Retailer Transaction Data. In Proceedings of ECML PKDD 2020 Abstract Transaction analysis is an important part in studies aiming to understand consumer behaviour. The first step is defining a proper measure Read More …

Designing a Privacy Dashboard for a Smart Manufacturing Environment

Mannhardt, F., Oliveira, M., & Petersen, S. A. (2020). Designing a Privacy Dashboard for a Smart Manufacturing Environment. In I. O. Pappas, I. O. Pappas, P. Mikalef, L. Jaccheri, J. Krogstie, Y. K. Dwivedi, & M. Mäntymäki (Eds.), Digital Transformation for a Sustainable Society in the 21st Century – I3E 2019 IFIP WG 6.11 International Read More …

Event abstraction in process mining: literature review and taxonomy

van Zelst, S. J., Mannhardt, F., de Leoni, M., & Koschmider, A. (2020). Event abstraction in process mining: literature review and taxonomy. Granular Computing, XX(XX). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41066-020-00226-2 Abstract The execution of processes in companies generates traces of event data, stored in the underlying information system(s), capturing the actual execution of the process. Analyzing event data, i.e., Read More …

Extensions to the bupaR Ecosystem: An Overview

Janssenswillen, G., Mannhardt, F., Creemers, M., Depaire, B., Jans, M., Jooken, L., Martin, N., & Van Houdt, G. (2020). Extensions to the bupaR Ecosystem: An Overview. In Proceedings of the ICPM Doctoral Consortium and Tool Demonstration Track 2020 co-located with the 2nd International Conference on Process Mining (ICPM 2020) (pp. 43-46). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; Vol. Read More …

Framework for process discovery from sensor data

Koschmider, A., Janssen, D., & Mannhardt, F. (2020). Framework for process discovery from sensor data. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2628, 32-38. Abstract Process mining can give valuable insights into how real-life activities are performed when extracting meaningful activities instances from raw sensor events. However, in many cases, the event data generated during the execution of a Read More …

MINING E-MAIL CONVERSATIONS TO ENRICH EVENT LOGS: AN EXPLORATORY CASE STUDY OF A HIRING PROCESS IN A NORWEGIAN MUNICIPALITY

Goday-Verdaguer , A., Mannhardt, F., & Torvatn, H. Y. (2020). MINING E-MAIL CONVERSATIONS TO ENRICH EVENT LOGS: AN EXPLORATORY CASE STUDY OF A HIRING PROCESS IN A NORWEGIAN MUNICIPALITY. In Proceedings of the NOKOBIT conference 24-25th of November 2020 (Vol. 28) https://ojs.bibsys.no/index.php/Nokobit/article/view/867 Abstract Process improvement is an important challenge for the public sector, which struggles Read More …

Quantifying the Re-identification Risk of Event Logs for Process Mining: Empiricial Evaluation Paper

Nuñez von Voigt, S., Fahrenkrog-Petersen, S. A., Janssen, D., Koschmider, A., Tschorsch, F., Mannhardt, F., Landsiedel, O., & Weidlich, M. (2020). Quantifying the Re-identification Risk of Event Logs for Process Mining: Empiricial Evaluation Paper. In S. Dustdar, E. Yu, V. Pant, C. Salinesi, & D. Rieu (Eds.), Advanced Information Systems Engineering – 32nd International Conference, Read More …

Recommendations for enhancing the usability and understandability of process mining in healthcare

Martin, N., De Weerdt, J., Fernández-Llatas, C., Gal, A., Gatta, R., Ibáñez, G., Johnson, O., Mannhardt, F., Marco-Ruiz, L., Mertens, S., Munoz-Gama, J., Seoane, F., Vanthienen, J., Wynn, M. T., Boilève, D. B., Bergs, J., Joosten-Melis, M., Schretlen, S., & Acker, B. V. (2020). Recommendations for enhancing the usability and understandability of process mining in Read More …

The Internet of Things Meets Business Process Management: A Manifesto

Janiesch, C., Koschmider, A., Mecella, M., Weber, B., Burattin, A., Di Ciccio, C., Fortino, G., Gal, A., Kannengiesser, U., Leotta, F., Mannhardt, F., Marrella, A., Mendling, J., Oberweis, A., Reichert, M., Rinderle-ma, S., Serral, E., Song, W., Su, J., Torres, V., Weidlich, M., Weske, M., Zhang, L. (2020). The Internet of Things Meets Business Process Read More …

Smart Journey Mining: Towards successful digitalisation of services

The digitalisation of our society’s service systems has fundamentally changed the way services are delivered to, and experienced by, humans. Although digital services are supposed to simplify our lives and increase our efficiency, they often frustrate and burden customers, users, and employees. The overall goal is to increase the quality of services and support the Read More …

Workflow mining bij GGZNHN (in Dutch)

GGZNHN is een specialistische ggz-instelling die behandelingen biedt aan mensen met ernstige psychiatrische aandoeningen[1]. Deze opdracht heeft betrekking op de groep mensen (volwassenen) die wordt aangemeld door de huisarts voor een ambulante ggz-behandeling.  Cliënten worden rechtstreeks via de huisarts aangemeld, via externe ketenpartners of via de aan GGZNHN verbonden basis-ggz (Amici).  Een ambulante behandeling wordt Read More …

Develop a Behavioral Event Data Query Language

Query languages are essential for exploring, working with data and directly answering questions from data. SQL is the prime example for answering questions on relational data. Behavioral data is recorded in the form of events with timestamps. Various techniques such as Process Mining use the data in the form of event logs to aggregate and Read More …

Best PhD. Dissertation award at ICPM 2020 for Xixi Lu

Xixi Lu, a former PhD student of our group, has won the Best PhD. Dissertation award with her thesis “Using behavioral context in process mining: exploration, preprocessing and analysis of event data“. Her promotor was Wil van der Aalst, and Dirk Fahland was one of her copromotors.

Process Mining and Process Prediction in Logistics (Vanderlande)

Summary In the context of the “Process Mining in Logistics” research project between Vanderlande Industries, we are offering multiple Master projects on process mining on event data of large-scale material handling systems. The fundamental challenges addressed are size (logistics processes are a factor 10-100 larger than business processes), reliable performance analysis and process prediction. We Read More …

2AMI20 Advanced Process Mining

Understanding and predicting behavior of people and machines in a shared setting (task, project, factory, process, organization) is central to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Actions of people and machines can be recorded as discrete events in event sequences (logs), event databases (tables, graphs), and real-time event streams. Learning behavioral models of discrete event data Read More …