Privacy and Confidentiality in Process Mining – Threats and Research Challenges

Elkoumy, G., Fahrenkrog-Petersen, S. A., Sani, M. F., Koschmider, A., Mannhardt, F., Voigt, S. N. V., Rafiei, M., & Waldthausen, L. V. (Accepted/In press). Privacy and Confidentiality in Process Mining – Threats and Research Challenges. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, XX(X). https://arxiv.org/abs/2106.00388 Abstract Privacy and confidentiality are very important prerequisites for applying process mining Read More …

Classifying and Detecting Task Executions and Routines in Processes Using Event Graphs

Klijn, E. L., Mannhardt, F., & Fahland, D. (2021). Classifying and Detecting Task Executions and Routines in Processes Using Event Graphs. In BPM (Forum) (pp. 212-229) https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5091610, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85440-9_13 Abstract Business process management organizes work into several interrelated “units of work”, fundamentally conceptualized as a task. The classical concept of a task as a single step Read More …

Detection of batch activities from event logs

Martin, N., Pufahl, L., & Mannhardt, F. (2021). Detection of batch activities from event logs. Information Systems, 95, [101642]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.is.2020.101642 Abstract Organizations carry out a variety of business processes in order to serve their clients. Usually supported by information technology and systems, process execution data is logged in an event log. Process mining uses this 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 …

A trust and privacy framework for smart manufacturing environments

Mannhardt, F., Petersen, S. A., & Oliveira, M. F. (2019). A trust and privacy framework for smart manufacturing environments. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 11(3), 201-219. https://doi.org/10.3233/AIS-190521 Abstract Operators in industrial manufacturing environments are under pressure to cope with the ever increasing flexibility and complexity of work. Transitioning towards data-driven smart manufacturing environments Read More …

Detailed Performance Diagnosis Based on Production Timestamps: A Case Study

de Man, J. C., & Mannhardt, F. (2019). Detailed Performance Diagnosis Based on Production Timestamps: A Case Study. In F. Ameri, K. E. Stecke, G. von Cieminski, & D. Kiritsis (Eds.), Advances in Production Management Systems. Production Management for the Factory of the Future – IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019, Proceedings (pp. 708-715). Read More …

ELPaaS: Event log privacy as a service

Bauer, M., Fahrenkrog-Petersen, S. A., Koschmider, A., Mannhardt, F., van der Aa, H., & Weidlich, M. (2019). ELPaaS: Event log privacy as a service. In B. Depaire, J. de Smedt, & M. Dumas (Eds.), BPMT 2019 BPM 2019 Dissertation Award, Doctoral Consortium, and Demonstration Track: Proceedings of the Dissertation Award, Doctoral Consortium, and Demonstration Track Read More …

Estimating the impact of incidents on process delay

Mannhardt, F., Arnesen, P., & Landmark, A. D. (2019). Estimating the impact of incidents on process delay. In Proceedings – 2019 International Conference on Process Mining, ICPM 2019 (pp. 49-56). [8786065] (Proceedings – 2019 International Conference on Process Mining, ICPM 2019). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPM.2019.00018 Abstract Process mining reveals how processes in Read More …

Mining railway traffic control logs

Mannhardt, F., & Landmark, A. D. (2019). Mining railway traffic control logs. Transportation Research Procedia, 37, 227-234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2018.12.187 Abstract Railway traffic is a set of interrelated processes that are centrally controlled. Despite optimized train schedules, train dispatchers still take ad-hoc decisions on the scheduling of trains in the context of unplanned events. Train orders are Read More …

On the Contextualization of Event-Activity Mappings

Koschmider, A., Mannhardt, F., & Heuser, T. (2019). On the Contextualization of Event-Activity Mappings. In F. Daniel, Q. Z. Sheng, & H. Motahari (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops – BPM 2018 International Workshops, Revised Papers (pp. 445-457). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 342). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11641-5_35 Abstract Event log files are used as input Read More …

Privacy-Preserving Process Mining: Differential Privacy for Event Logs

Mannhardt, F., Koschmider, A., Baracaldo, N., Weidlich, M., & Michael, J. (2019). Privacy-Preserving Process Mining: Differential Privacy for Event Logs. Business and Information Systems Engineering, 61(5), 595-614. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12599-019-00613-3 Abstract Privacy regulations for data can be regarded as a major driver for data sovereignty measures. A specific example for this is the case of event data Read More …

User-centered and privacy-driven process mining system design for IoT

Michael, J., Koschmider, A., Mannhardt, F., Baracaldo, N., & Rumpe, B. (2019). User-centered and privacy-driven process mining system design for IoT. In M. Ruiz, & C. Cappiello (Eds.), Information Systems Engineering in Responsible Information Systems – CAiSE Forum 2019, Proceedings (pp. 194-206). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 350). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21297-1_17 Abstract Process mining Read More …

A Framework to Navigate the Privacy Trade-offs for Human-Centred Manufacturing

Petersen, S. A., Mannhardt, F., Oliveira, M., & Torvatn, H. (2018). A Framework to Navigate the Privacy Trade-offs for Human-Centred Manufacturing. In Y. Rezgui, H. Afsarmanesh, & L. M. Camarinha-Matos (Eds.), Collaborative Networks of Cognitive Systems – 19th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2018, Proceedings (pp. 85-97). (IFIP Advances in Information Read More …

A taxonomy for combining activity recognition and process discovery in industrial environments

Mannhardt, F., Bovo, R., Oliveira, M. F., & Julier, S. (2018). A taxonomy for combining activity recognition and process discovery in industrial environments. In D. Camacho, P. Novais, A. J. Tallón-Ballesteros, & H. Yin (Eds.), Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning – IDEAL 2018 – 19th International Conference, Proceedings (pp. 84-93). (Lecture Notes in Computer Read More …

Privacy Challenges for Process Mining in Human-Centered Industrial Environments

Mannhardt, F., Petersen, S. A., & Oliveira, M. F. (2018). Privacy Challenges for Process Mining in Human-Centered Industrial Environments. In Proceedings – 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE 2018 (pp. 64-71). [8595033] (Proceedings – 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/IE.2018.00017 Abstract Operators in industrial manufacturing Read More …

Revealing work practices in hospitals using process mining

Mannhardt, F., & Toussaint, P. J. (2018). Revealing work practices in hospitals using process mining. In G. O. Klein, D. Karlsson, A. Moen, & A. Ugon (Eds.), Building Continents of Knowledge in Oceans of Data: The Future of Co-Created eHealth – Proceedings of MIE 2018 (pp. 281-285). (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; Vol. 247). 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 …

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 …

Multi-perspective process mining

Mannhardt, F. (2018). Multi-perspective process mining. In W. van den Aalst, F. Casati, R. Conforti, M. de Leoni, M. Dumas, A. Kumar, J. Mendling, S. Nepal, B. Pentland, … B. Weber (Eds.), Proceedings of the Dissertation Award, Demonstration, and Industrial Track at BPM 2018: Sydney, Australia, September 9-14, 2018. (pp. 41-45). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; No. 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 …

2IMI00 Seminar Process Analytics

In this seminar, a group of master students will get in touch with research in the area of Information Systems, where Process Mining and Process Analysis from Event Data are the central themes. We study recent publications in the area of process mining and practical applications on real-life examples, to provide a good insight into Read More …

2IMI05 Capita selecta process analytics

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 particular ‘hot topic’ in the information systems domain. The course can, in Read More …